Posts filed under: aging well

By Lisa Rapaport  HEALTH NEWS | Tue Jun 6, 2017 | 4:27pm EDT (Reuters Health) – Older people who suffer from persistent pain may experience a faster deterioration of memory and a greater risk of dementia as they age compared to...
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By:  Richard Eisenberg    June 6, 2017 The good and bad news in two surveys released today I think it’s fascinating to see how prepared Americans and America are for retirement and aging compared with the rest of the world....
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Next Avenue looks ahead in honor of our 5th anniversary May 16, 2017 By Shayla Stern  Editorial Director The future of the way people 50 and older live and learn will be increasingly more connected and networked — social networks, cloud-based...
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MAY 9, 2017 By: Richard Eisenberg5 It’s no secret that Americans are living longer and working longer or that both trends are likely to continue. People over 65 made up 13% of the U.S. population in 2000; they’re expected to...
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Yale News | April 24, 2017 “A Yale-led study finds that while many family caregivers assist older adults with serious health problems like dementia and disability, the majority aid adults without those issues. Caregivers are also helping with a much...
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Apr 12, 2017 / Daryl Chen Essential, data-derived advice for leading a happy, healthy life, shared by researcher and psychiatrist Robert Waldinger. Have you ever wished you could fast-forward your life so you could see if the decisions you’re making...
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Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative | April 2017 “When patients and families are partners in planning and making decisions about their care, health outcomes are better, patient experience and satisfaction improves, and often, costs are lower. Health care practices can adopt...
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The NY Times By VICTOR MATHER          APRIL 17, 2017 Fifty years ago, a runner officially entered as K.V. Switzer participated in the Boston Marathon. On Monday, she did it again at age 70. Kathrine Switzer’s marathon...
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Systematically integrating informal caregivers into the discharge planning process for older adults reduces hospital readmissions by 25%, according to an analysis published this month by the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. The study did not include older adults who...
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March 2 Zumba Gold This program is perfect for older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity.  The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that...
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