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By Ronald Abeles PhD, Helen Gift PhD, Marcia G. Ory PhD MPH

During this well timed and critical paintings, professional gerontologists evaluate what has been discovered in regards to the elderly and the method of getting older and hyperlink this information to interventions for making improvements to the standard of lifestyles. This quantity highlights the improvement of preventive, healing, and rehabilitative interventions designed to aid older humans hold their independence and caliber of existence. as well as the editors, bankruptcy authors contain Robert N. Butler, Matilda White Riley, Carroll Estes, and a foreword by means of James O. Mason.

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In part, these concerns stem from fears of an extended life consisting of disability, disease, destitution, and dependence in old age. To alleviate this fear, aging research must focus on maintaining the healthy middle years of lifeā€”that is, on seeking a life of high quality, not merely an extended life perse. Research plans are required that integrate the biology of aging with clinical conditions as well as with the social and behavioral aspects of aging in order to improve the quality of life in aging.

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