Sucessful aging has been described as having 3 components: a low probability of disease and disease-related disability, a capacity for high cognitive and physical function, and active engagement with social and productive activities.1 Osteopathic physicians play a critical role in the promotion of successful aging through the prevention, early detection, and management of osteoporosis. Not many years ago, osteoporosis was viewed as an agerelated disorder for which there was a lack of effective approaches for early intervention and management. Now, that view has changed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Journal of the American Osteopathic Association|
|Issue number||2 SUPPL1|
|State||Published - Feb 1 2013|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Complementary and alternative medicine