The World Health organization defines good health as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being (Hooyman & Kiyak, 2005).  By this definition I am not sure that I currently make the cut.  What I do know is that aging should be filled with love, pleasant times and no stress.  That being said, I can appreciate the goal to extend life span.  My concern is quality of life.

Bibliography

Hooyman, N. R., & Kiyak, A. H. (2005). Defining Health. In N. R. Hooyman, & A. H. Kiyak, Social Gerontology, A multidisciplinary Perspective (pp. 117-118). Boston: Allyyn & Bacon as Pearson Education.


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