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CARRASCOSA-GIL, Rocío; VAZQUEZ-CALATAYUD, Mónica  and  CANGA-ARMAYOR, Ana Dolores. Successful aging: A holistic perspective. Gerokomos [online]. 2010, vol.21, n.4, pp.146-152. ISSN 1134-928X.

Introduction: the increasing aging of society has promoted the existence of a greater interest in understanding the term Successful aging. Aim: to explore the term Successful aging from a holistic perspective. Method: a review was conducted in the main databases for the period 2000-2010. The search terms "aging", "successful aging" y "Nursing" were combined. Results: based on the analysis of the fourteen selected articles the major categories and subcategories of the term Successful aging were described. Conclusion: it offers a possible definition of Successful aging from a holistic perspective, taking into account the multidimensionality, the dynamism and viability of the concept. From this review future studies are proposed.

Keywords : Aging; successful aging; nursing.

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