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Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community

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Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community( )
Author: Food and Nutrition Board,
Institute of Medicine,
Editor: Hoglund, Julia
Moats, Sheila
ISBN:978-0-309-25311-6
Publication Date:May 2012
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Ebook
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The U.S. population of older adults is predicted to grow rapidly as "baby boomers" (those born between 1946 and 1964) begin to reach 65 years of age. Simultaneously, advancements in medical care and improved awareness of healthy lifestyles have led to longer life expectancies. The Census Bureau projects that the population of Americans 65 years of age and older will rise from approximately 40 million in 2010 to 55 million in 2020, a 36 percent increase. Furthermore, older adults are...
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Pages:152
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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