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Living well with chronic disease for those older adults living in the community

Burns, Richard; Browning, Colette; Kendig, Hal

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Definitions of successful aging that incorporate dimensions of physical capacity and medical conditions are limited owing to the normative nature of experiencing medical conditions with age. We examine the capacity for older adults living in the community to live well with or without chronic disease as they age. Participants (n = 1,001) were from the Melbourne Longitudinal Studies on Healthy Ageing (MELSHA) study who were aged 65+ years at baseline, were living in the community and followed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/242583
Source: International Psychogeriatrics
DOI: 10.1017/S1041610216002398

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