The Gerontologist, Volume 56, Suppl 2, April 2016
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Together the articles in this supplement highlight the complexity in the health and functional states experienced by older adults. They help raise fundamental questions such as what do we mean by health in older age, how do we measure it, and how might we foster it. The reconceptualization of Healthy Ageing provided by the report draws on many years of gerontological and geriatric research and debate to start to answer these challenging queries.