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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 530534, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/530534
Research Article

Psychosocial Factors Associated with Longevity in the United States: Age Differences between the Old and Oldest-Old in the Health and Retirement Study

Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, 3715 McClintock Avenue, Room 218C, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191, USA

Received 16 March 2011; Revised 16 June 2011; Accepted 16 July 2011

Academic Editor: Peter Martin

Copyright © 2011 Jennifer A. Ailshire and Eileen M. Crimmins. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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