Multiple Sclerosis International / 2016 / Article / Fig 4

Research Article

Healthy Aging from the Perspectives of 683 Older People with Multiple Sclerosis

Figure 4

Healthy aging with MS. Healthy aging with MS is encircled by the seven contributing factors, illustrating the multidimensionality and interdependent nature of the connections. The model is comprised of two levels of factors: primary factors which are most important to older people with MS, which include social connections, attitude and outlook on life, and lifestyle choices and habits and secondary factors which are less prominently displayed in the model illustrating their relative importance and include effective and accessible health care, spirituality and religion, independence, and financial flexibility.

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