Aging is not a disease Published - Monday March 22nd, 2010

Getting older is what you make of it. Research from Purdue University has recently discovered that the more positive you are about aging, the more likely you are to retain cognitive ability a few years later. It is not yet clear in which order these attitudinal characteristics occur.

Jo-Ann Fellows is a writer living in Fredericton. Her columns on seniors' concerns and on public policy issues appear twice a month on Mondays.