Nutrition, physical activity, and quality of life in older adults: summary.

  title={Nutrition, physical activity, and quality of life in older adults: summary.},
  author={A Drewnowski and William J Evans},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  volume={56 Spec No 2},
If health-related quality of life--and not longevity--is the key goal for health promotion, then it is captured only partly by the existing mortality and morbidity indexes. Researchers now urge that government agencies and health care providers begin collecting quality-of-life data on the populations they serve. Adding life to years, not years to life, is the current agenda for productive and successful aging. Policies and programs on aging are increasingly focused on identifying ways to… CONTINUE READING
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