healthspan

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health +‎ span

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healthspan (plural healthspans)

  1. The length of time in one's life where one is in optimal health.
    • 1995, Kay A. Van Norman, Exercise Programming for Older Adults, Human Kinetics (1995), →ISBN, page 3:
      Improving the healthspan of older adults could dramatically lessen the impact of an aging population on the health care industry.

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