Are older people better off mentally and physically today than the previous generation?
Yes, at least in Finland, say researchers who just published a study on aging in the journal Ageing Clinical and Experimental Research.1
Let’s take a look at what we can learn…
Scientists at the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland accessed the country’s health data gathered 28 years ago on the physical and mental abilities of elderly people. The subjects included 500 participants aged between 75 and 80 years old.
Next, the researchers conducted the same physical and cognitive tests on a group of 75- […]