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Annual Reviews Aging and Development

The global population aged 65+ is growing faster than all other age groups. By 2050, one in six people will be over the age of 65, with the number of persons aged 80+ years expected to triple, according to data collected by the United Nations.

As the world population shifts, our need to understand aging accelerates. Geriatrics and Gerontology studies include research across diverse fields in the life and social sciences.

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Annual Reviews Aging and Development

Aging is the largest risk factor for numerous human diseases and understanding the aging process may thereby facilitate the development of new treatments for age-associated diseases. —Sarah Mitchell et al., Annual Review of Animal Biosciences, 2015

The global population aged 65+ is growing faster than all other age groups. By 2050, one in six people will be over the age of 65, with the number of persons aged 80+ years expected to triple, according to data collected by the United Nations.

As the world population shifts, our need to understand aging accelerates. Geriatrics and Gerontology studies include research across diverse fields in the life and social sciences. This collection includes 22 review articles, addressing:

  • Successful Aging and Historical Perspectives
  • Aging, Disability, and Public Health
  • Biology of Aging
  • Aging, Populations, and Social Policy

 

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Anne Stone

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