Overall, Norway and Sweden rank first in adaptation to aging, followed by the U.S., The Netherlands, and Japan. Central and eastern European countries rank at the bottom, with untapped potential for successful aging.
Over the past forty years, the United States has taken part in an experiment in mass incarceration. This article explores the impact that mass incarceration might have on successful aging and racial disparities in aging outcomes.
Jessica Ho and Arun Hendi assessed whether declines in life expectancy occurred in other high income countries during 2014-16, the main age groups and causes of death contributing to these declines, and the extent to which these declines were driven by shared or differing factors across countries.
USC researchers found a link between higher education and longer life without dementia. Related study shows the importance of discovering how to delay the onset of dementia; otherwise, more people will end up living longer with the debilitating condition.
Improving cardiovascular health at middle and older ages is not enough to slow the growth in the number of older Americans with dementia, further underscoring the need for innovations that will delay or prevent dementia.
The USC Schaeffer Center and the National Coalition on Health Care are bringing together a distinguished group of health care experts to discuss advances in practice and policy that can improve the affordability of health care – for patients and families, employers, public and private payers, and providers.