Retirement and a healthy lifestyle: opportunity or pitfall? A narrative review of the literature.

@article{Zantinge2014RetirementAA,
  title={Retirement and a healthy lifestyle: opportunity or pitfall? A narrative review of the literature.},
  author={Else M Zantinge and Matthijs van den Berg and Henriette A Smit and H. Susan J. Picavet},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          433-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Retirement is a life-course transition in late adult life that is marked by major changes that may affect healthy lifestyles. Our aim is to give an overview of the current knowledge on changes in smoking, alcohol consumption, physical activity and dietary habits during the transition to retirement. This may provide clues to a better targeting and timing of preventive activities at older age. METHODS Literature search in Medline, Scopus, Embase, PsycInfo, Social SciSearch and… CONTINUE READING

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