Late-life factors associated with healthy aging in older men.

  title={Late-life factors associated with healthy aging in older men.},
  author={Christina L Bell and Randi Chen and Kamal H. Masaki and Priscilla Yee and Qimei He and John Sinclair Grove and Timothy A. Donlon and Jess David Curb and Donald Craig Willcox and Leonard W. Poon and Bradley J. Willcox},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={62 5},
OBJECTIVES To identify potentially modifiable late-life biological, lifestyle, and sociodemographic factors associated with overall and healthy survival to age 85. DESIGN Prospective longitudinal cohort study with 21 years of follow-up (1991-2012). SETTING Hawaii Lifespan Study. PARTICIPANTS American men of Japanese ancestry (mean age 75.7, range 71-82) without baseline major clinical morbidity and functional impairments (N = 1,292). MEASUREMENTS Overall survival and healthy survival… CONTINUE READING
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