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Scholars have long debated what successful aging is, how to measure it, and how to promote it. But the latest issue of The Gerontologistlays the groundwork for building consensus on the topic — while pointing out that the answer may differ among academics and the general public, as well as across populations and demographic groups.
Chandra Lakhani traveled back and forth between India and the United States for several years before finally making the U.S. her base in 2004, to take care of her grandchildren after her young daughter-in-law passed away.
Chandra Lakhani traveled back and forth between India and the United States for several years before finally making the U.S. her base in 2004, to take care of her grandchildren after her young daughter-in-law passed away.
A new report from The Gerontological Society of America’s Workgroup on Cognitive Impairment Detection and Earlier Diagnosisoutlines a course of action for increasing the use of evidence-based cognitive assessment tools as part of the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV).
On July 4, 1883, the Lemington Home for the Aged opened as a charity to house “aged and infirm colored women.” The first four residents included a former slave named Aunt Peggy.
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