Successful ageing

by Robert Gingold

Publisher: Oxford University Press in Melbourne, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 271 Downloads: 711
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  • Older people -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Aging.,
  • Aging.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-266) and index.

Other titlesSuccessful aging.
StatementRobert Gingold.
LC ClassificationsRA564.8 .G54 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1510903M
ISBN 100195532066
LC Control Number93193314

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John W. Rowe and Robert L. Kahn created a network of leading research scientists from key fields to determine what aging actually involves. Rejecting the established approach of studying aging in terms of anticipated decline, these scientists set out.

Increased longevity in many high-income countries has transformed old age. Life expectancy in the UK continues to increase by 2 years per decade, although recent data reveal this is not the case in more socio-economically deprived areas nationally.

Between andlife expectancy for men in the UK increased from 779 years to 826 years and for women, from. Defining successful aging as enjoying a low risk of disease and disease-related disability, maintaining high mental and physical function, continuing an.

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'successful ageing', which encourages productivity and self-reliance among older people, has emerged. The term 'successful ageing' was coined by R. J. Havighurst in and developed into a gerontological concept by Rowe and Kahn in Rowe and Kahn's search to identify.

This book lack focus but certainly does not lack interest. The lack of focus is perhaps indicated most clearly by the fact that the author refers to his book as being called 'successful ageing' in his Introduction, but his UK publishers have decided to 4/5(14).Daniel Levitin is a neuroscientist, cognitive psychologist, and bestselling author.

He is the author of This Is Your Brain on Music, The World in Six Songs, The Organized Mind, A Field Guide to Lies and Successful Aging (published in the UK as The Changing Mind).