About this Research Topic
The Aging and Public Health section of Frontiers in Public Health seeks innovative research, practice, and policy solutions that can help older adults make better personal health choices. Contributions to this section also aid health professionals and community service providers more effectively engage in evidence-based action, and guide societies to enhance programmatic efforts and policy initiatives to promote population health and successful aging. The section strives to advance global understanding about the factors associated with, and multi-level interventions for, healthy aging.
To support the section’s 5 focal topical areas, this Research Topic aims to collate opinion or perspective papers that advances the scientific basis of knowledge and action to: (1) the needs of an aging population; and (2) the most effective strategies to promote health for older adults. We are particularly interested in papers about the following focal areas:
1. Lifestyle and behavior
2. Technology and innovations – new tools, methods, and assessment for aging
3. Interventions for healthy aging
4. Built and social environments
5. Workforce development for public health and aging
Keywords: aging population, aging and health, older adults, healthy aging
Important Note: All contributions to this Research Topic must be within the scope of the section and journal to which they are submitted, as defined in their mission statements. Frontiers reserves the right to guide an out-of-scope manuscript to a more suitable section or journal at any stage of peer review.