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What does Healthy Aging mean to you?

"Healthy aging means being able to go about my daily activities, exercise and deal with the issues I face without fear."   
Hear what healthy aging means to older people across the globe. 

 -Produced by HelpAge International

How Growing Geographic and Racial Disparities Inhibit the Ability to Live Longer and Healthier Lives

AARP in collaboration with leading researchers at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) has embarked on an exploration of these geographic disparities in life expectancy at mid-adulthood. Our first report, entitled How Growing Geographic and Racial Disparities Inhibit the Ability to Live Longer and Healthier Lives, provides a national-level analysis (1980-2014) of life expectancy data matched with geographic markers, and additional health data from the African American community.

FlexDanmark: Gitte's Story

Meet Gitte Aakjaer, a former teacher who now with a disability relies heavily on FlexDanmark. "In Denmark, the government makes it possible for everyone to be part of the society." Her inspiring story demonstrates that with good transportation everyone has the possibility of living and enjoying life to the fullest.

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