Active Aging Research Paper

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aging. The elderly of low socioeconomic status finds it challenging to participate in physical activity. The chronic stressful environment and chronic HPA (Hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal) axis contributes to negative coping behaviors. The article Active Aging and Inclusive Communities: Inter-Institutional Intervention in Portugal demonstrated the undeniable need for the elderly to participate in all aspects of the community, which includes politically, and culturally. The social aspect is as much a part of active aging as the physical portion.
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The World Health Organization and the (NIA) National Institutes on Aging have developed strategies to motivate many researchers to investigate the question “How do we to make the aging process a healthy process? There is a plethora of research projects that indeed try to answer this question. My innovation to assist in the resolution of such a enormous problem was to research the some of the many
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Moreover, the United States Surgeon General and Chair of the National Prevention, Health Promotion, Public Health Council published Healthy Aging in Action; Advancing the National Prevention Strategy which agrees with the necessity to bring this concept of active lifestyles in the aging to the forefront. There are many different countries that are a part of the World Health Organization(WHO), and those that are not a part of the WHO all of which recognize the necessity for active lifestyles for the aging. In addition, physical activity is beneficial in so many aspects to cultures, communities and countries, especially to the ethnic groups in the United States that experience chronic stress due health disparities. In addition, physical activity is beneficial in so many aspects to cultures, communities and countries, especially to the ethnic groups in the United States that experience chronic stress due to
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