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How will aging affect Arizona? How will aging affect you?

Arizonans age 65 and older are a rapidly growing segment of our population. The aging of our society is going to have great influence on our way of life, affecting all aspects of society, especially healthcare systems, the economy & government programs. There are reasons to be optimistic about the aging of our population.

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Neuroticism, Extraversion, and Mortality in a Defined Population of Older Persons

Conclusions: The results suggest that higher extraversion and lower neuroticism are associated with reduced risk of mortality in old age and that these associations are mediated in part by personality-related patterns of cognitive, social, and physical activity.
Key Words: neuroticism • extraversion • mortality • cognitive activity • social activity • physical activity

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