Successful Aging Author:John Rowe MD, Robert Kahn Ph.D. In this clear and authoritative work, Drs. John W. Rowe and Robert L. Kahn explain that successful aging is largely determined not by genetic inheritance-as common wisdom has it-but by individual lifestyle choices in diet, exercise, the pursuit of mental challenges, self-efficacy, and involvement with other people. This shift in the field of ger... more »ontology is due in great measure to the MacArthur Foundation Study of Aging in America, which was begun in 1987 and led by Drs. Rowe and Kahn. Its remarkable results are brought together for the first time in SUCCESSFUL AGING.
Inspiring and instructive, and based on more than ten years of groundbreaking research, the information and ideas presented here will transform our thinking about the quality of life that it is possible to obtain and sustain as we grow older."« less