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The author thanks Drs. B. Singer, C. Finch, and J. Rowe for helpful comments and suggestions made during the preparation of this manuscript. 37 38 ORIENTATIONS 18 years for nonwhite females. 3 years. 8 for white females (Guralnik & Fitzsimmons, 1986). Data from cohorts of men and women in Sweden show that physiologic declines in such functions as immunocompetence, which were once observed to occur when a person reached his or her sixties, do not occur in recent cohorts until they are in their late eighties, delaying a decline in "normal aging" by decades (Svanborg, 1986).