Active aging is much more than exercise

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The global population is aging rapidly, and the growing numbers of elderly challenge our societal structures, not least the health sector, which is why authorities encourage the elderly to lead active and healthy life styles. But to equate active aging strictly with health is too narrow a focus, new research shows; the elderly can reap many benefits from activities that do not necessarily conform to official life style recommendations — billiards for instance.

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