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Successful Aging According to Seniors

Two groups of Israeli seniors weigh in on successful aging Keep Moving, Eat Better, Cultivate Social Connections, Develop a Positive Mental Attitude, Live with Purpose Most studies of healthy aging focus on risk factors or steps that elders can take to increase their Quality of Lifespan. Two recent studies took a different approach, both seeking…

Reduce Your Biological Age

Ares you older biologically that chronologically? You can grow younger biologically Biological and chronological aging do not necessarily proceed at the same rate, especially during old age. Terms such as successful aging, positive aging, and frailty qualitatively attempt to capture biological aging. Frailty can quantitatively express the loss of function with age. Researchers at Tulane…

Biological Age Vs. Chronological Age

Biological aging starts early in adulthood Reduced biological aging predicts major benefits Chronic disease exacts a huge toll on Americans and the US medical care system. The burden of chronic diseases rises exponentially with age. Thus, it makes sense for those of us in our younger years to take steps to reduce our risk of…