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Centenarians are healthy, but they need mental and emotional care
Author(s)M Bucke, M L Insley
Journal titleModern Geriatrics, February 1976
Pagespp 24-28
KeywordsCentenarians ; Health [elderly] ; Independence ; Social characteristics [elderly].
AnnotationA UK pilot study of centenarians shows an absence of illness and a philosophical approach to frailty. This suggests that with more mental stimulation and social contact, less supportive care would be needed.
Accession NumberCPA-930514020
ClassmarkBBT: CC: C3: F *

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