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What is successful, healthy ageing?

Professor Ian Robertson and Professor Rose Anne Kenny discuss "What is Healthy, Successful Ageing?"

As we investigate successful ageing, Professor of Psychology Ian Robertson and Professor of Medical Gerontology Rose Anne Kenny discuss healthy ageing and Professor Robertson offers his “Seven Secrets of Mental Sharpness”.

  • Think about the seven secrets above. Which of these are already a regular part of your life?
  • Are any of the secrets missing from your life at present?

Ian Robertson is Professor of Psychology at Trinity College Dublin.

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