Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 33, 2013

Jean-Marie Robine, PhD, Carol Jagger, PhD, Eileen M. Crimmins, PhD

Developed nations and sure areas of economically rising nations have displaying a quickly rising inhabitants of the oldest-oldónonagenarians, centenarians, and supercentenarians. As this development continues, we should redirect a few of our analysis on growing older to the expertise of superior previous age and discovering particular person and group components that enhance the standard of life throughout this life stage. This state-of-the science, multidisciplinary Annual supplies a complete dialogue of the components selling wholesome survival and/or guaranteeing a superb high quality of life for the oldest aged. It options a world illustration that features Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the UK, Sweden, Japan, and North America. The Annual disseminates essentially the most present analysis concerning this inhabitants and notes gaps in our information.

The e book addresses ongoing demo-epidemiological modifications concerning longevity, estimates of oldest-old populations, and prevalence of power and degenerative illnesses, frailty, and old-age dependency. The that means of wholesome longevity as a theoretical idea is explored. Grounded within the elementary challenge of whether or not or not the prevalence of poor well being or poor high quality of life inevitably will increase with age, current analysis and ongoing research from quite a lot of views are offered from a number of nations. The e book clarifies the recognized and hypothetical components favoring wholesome longevity, from genes to social integration. Moreover, chapters discover gender variations in age trajectories and modifications over time. Particular consideration is given to the social and cognitive dimensions of wholesome longevity.

Key Options:

  • Disseminates new scholarly analysis a couple of quickly rising section of the populationóthe oldest previous
  • Gives multidisciplinary and worldwide views concerning the components that promote wholesome survival and enhance high quality of life
  • Addresses the social and cognitive dimensions of wholesome longevity
  • Gives essential info concerning well being care prices for this inhabitants
  • Consists of the analysis of seasoned and rising students