Successful aging? While this may seem like a contradictory figure of speech, it’s actually a well-documented gerontological concept first advanced by John Rowe and Robert Kahn back in the ‘80s. The key tenet of their work was that later-life outcomes could actually be controlled by personal behavior. Perhaps they had a hunch that the largest generation in the history of our country was going to find a way to make positive aging their new reality.
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