HAALSI website focuses on health of aging population of South African community

In Sub-Saharan Africa, the overall gains in life expectancy due to socioeconomic and health improvements—as well as the scale-up of antiretroviral treatment (ART)—have meant that adults are now experiencing the onset of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases at unforeseen levels, with projections of rates to more than double over the next 20 years. Funded by a grant … Continue reading “HAALSI website focuses on health of aging population of South African community”

How can U.S. get ready for its aging population?

An expert paper, commissioned by The National Academy of Medicine’s Vital Directions for Health and Health Care Initiative and co-authored by Lisa Berkman, tackles this key topic as part of a series focused on 19 priority focal areas for U.S. health policy.