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Optimal Aging:

The capacity to function across many domains—physical, functional, cognitive, emotional, social, and spiritual—to one’s satisfaction and in spite of one’s medical conditions


Successful Aging:

Absence of disease and disability; high cognitive and physical functioning; and active engagement in life


Brummel-Smith, K. (2007). Optimal aging, Part I: Demographics and definitions. Annuals of Long-Term Care, 15( 11),  26-28.


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