Aging Population Cohorts, Oulu35 and Oulu45

The studies on aging populations in Oulu were started in 1990 and 2000 for individuals born in 1935 (Oulu35) and 1945 (Oulu45) respectively. The aim was to find solutions to maintain individuals’ health, well-being and ability to function. Both of these cohorts comprise of 1000 individuals living in Oulu region with the follow-up data from the age of 55 until 80 years (Oulu35) and until 70 years (Oulu45).