SOA Review of Literature on Maximizing Health Span


The Society of Actuaries Research Institute release a summary of several elements of a healthy (or unhealthy) lifestyle and their interventions and related these concepts to retirement aged populations. Lifestyle items in the report were:

  1. Tobacco Use
  2. Body Mass Increase
  3. Metabolic Risks
  4. Dietary Risks
  5. Physical Activity
  6. Screenings
  7. Immunizations
  8. Social Engagement
  9. Cognitive and Mental Health
  10. Emerging Evidence

Plus considerations were made for Aging in Place, Inequity, and the role of the Employer.