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Older Adults Are Younger Than They Were 30 Years Ago

| Oct 5, 2020 | Uncategorized

Men and women ages 75-80 right now have better muscle strength, walking speed, reaction speed, verbal fluency, reasoning and working memory than people of the same age 30 years ago, a new study finds.

“Performance-based measurements describe how older people manage in their daily life, and at the same time, the measurements reflect one’s functional age,” said professor Taina Rantanen, principal investigator of the study. Read full article here.