Evidence for decline in disability and improved health among persons aged 55 to 70 years: the Framingham Heart Study.


OBJECTIVES This study detected secular change in disability and health among persons aged 55 to 70 years, the life period when increases in disability and morbidity begin and retirement occurs. METHODS Cross-sectional comparisons were completed with data from similarly aged members of the original (n = 1760) and offspring (n = 1688) cohorts of the… (More)


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