No short-cuts when dealing with age, please! (IDIH Mag, Nr. 2, EN)

There is no such thing as a “typical” older person. We all age from when we are born, and the way we age depends on our genes, but mainly on our lifestyle, education and the environment we live in: “only 20-25% of healthy life expectancy (HLE) is predetermined by genes; lifestyle and environment play a major role”. […]

Other research projects, like SHAPES and Pharaon work on the large scale deployment of digital solutions to facilitate long-term healthy and active ageing.

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