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Subject:  High disability rates in old age Date:  7/12/2013  2:16 PM
Author:  WendyBG Number:  72596 of 80220

New York Times, July 8, 2013
High Disability Rates Persist in Old Age

Gerontologists once hoped for a “compression of morbidity”; the idea was that we could remain healthy and active until our bodies fail at advanced ages, and we swiftly died. But new research shows that this has not materialized for most of the e