‘Chair Yoga’ Reduced Falls By Nearly 50 Percent By Gretchen Brown Friday, November 24, 2017, 2:10pm Falls can be a serious threat for older Americans. One-third of adults over age 65 fall each year, and one out of five falls causes a serious injury....
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Howard Gleckman , CONTRIBUTOR       NOV 29, 2017 @ 11:26 AM  Socially-isolated older adults are likely to be sicker and die sooner, and have higher health care expenses, than seniors who retain their social connections. A new study by researchers from the AARP...
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Experience, sensitivity and approach all matter when treating older adults.   By Lisa Esposito, Staff Writer |July 22, 2016, at 11:01 a.m Click here for SLIDESHOW https://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/slideshows/11-things-seniors-should-look-for-in-a-health-provider...
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Reported Link Between Good Health and Social Engagement Consistent Among Survey Respondents November 28, 2017 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new, nationwide survey of adults age 60 and older conducted by leading health and well-being company Humana Inc....
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Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. News Release                                                                             MEDIA CONTACT: (303) 860-6903 Julia Sunny Julia.Sunny@sos.state.co.us     Secretary Wayne Williams promotes wise charitable giving   DENVER, Nov. 30, 2017 — With the...
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In college—Washington University in St. Louis. Yeah, go Bears!…If that’s still relevant!—I volunteered with the Campus Y and led a program called SAGE (Service Across GEnerations). We students would wake up early on Saturdays, hop on the school shuttle, and...
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40 percent of them are men by Maisy Fernandez, AARP Bulletin, November 2017 Male caregivers in America form something of an invisible army. About 16 million men care for a family member or friend; that’s 40 percent of caregivers for people...
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9 things to consider before choosing a facility by Gary Strauss, AARP Bulletin, November 2017 En español | When you buy a house, you first hire a professional inspector to give it a thorough, top-to-bottom review. But usually you have no such resource...
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New regulations, growing competition and frailer residents mean the industry must evolve by Kenneth Terrell, AARP Bulletin, November 2017 Nursing homes must follow strict government guidelines, including providing 24-hour access to a skilled nursing staff. En español | In the aftermath of...
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by Peter Rosenberger | Nov 12, 2017, 12:01 AM  Politicians, pharmaceutical companies, physicians, patients, attorneys, law enforcement, and the common citizen have all weighed in on the public health emergency we know as the opioid crisis. Yet one demographic, with significant input into...
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