Elevated levels of interleukin-6 reduced the odds of experiencing successful aging
by 47%, elevated the risk of undergoing cardiovascular events by 64%, and more than doubled the risk of noncardiovascular death in comparison with subjects whose levels were lower.
The SAGE study was a structured, multicohort population-based study designed to assess successful aging
All of the findings seem to have supported his earlier hypothesis: that each task (not necessarily all together--some participants did not go through keeper of the meaning) is a predictor of successful aging
in its own right.
Baltes and Baltes (1990) proposed a model of successful aging
developed from a theory of adaptive development and effective life management through selective optimization with compensation (SOC; Baltes & Carstensen, 2003; Baltes & Smith, 2003).
Participation in leisure, productive, and social activities not only contributes to quality of life, also it constitutes the engagement component of successful aging
(Brown and Frankel 1993; Lennartsson and Silverstein 2001; Rowe and Kahn 1999).
Furthermore, unlike successful aging
, which defines "success" in quantifiable terms (i.
A viewpoint opposite to "disengagement" is that successful aging
means maintaining an active lifestyle.
Part I deals with developments in health care that relate to successful aging
, such as telemedicine, the older patient's relationship with providers under managed care, hearing and listening health, and support groups.
Tim Lash , executive vice president strategy and successful aging
, West Health.
at River Road Park & Recreation District, 1400 Lake Drive; first class will be Monday on "Dementia Conversations"; subsequent classes will be "Effective Communication Strategies" on June 22 and "Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior" on June 29; classes are free but registration is required; to register, call 800-272-3900; for credit through Successful Aging
Institute, participants must attend all three classes; for full list of upcoming classes visit www.
LOS ANGELES -- Most older adults have sleep-related complaints, and most use some form of sleep aid, according to findings from the Successful Aging
com)-- On February 23rd and 24th, AST Enzymes will be attending the fourth annual Successful Aging
Expo hosted by the San Diego Union-Tribune.