Aging & Wellness

Exploring the Intersection of Life Satisfaction & Health
, Aging & Wellness

Researchers have widely established that greater satisfaction with life as a whole is associated with better health. But little attention has been given to understanding…

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Name That Tune: Musical Test May Help with Early Diagnosis of Cognitive Decline
, Aging & Wellness

A new pilot study is creating excitement, with some dynamic results that seem to suggest that quick and easy music tests can predict cognitive decline…

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Mind Over Matter: Perceptions of Aging Are a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
, Aging & Wellness

Your attitude toward aging matters. Research from several studies indicates that individuals with more positive attitudes toward aging tend to live longer, happier lives than…

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Up, Up & Away: Older Adults Trading Work for Perks
, Aging & Wellness

The travel industry is one that was substantially impacted by the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most travelers have become very familiar with canceled…

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Music Has Charms to Soothe a Savage Breast—and to Improve the Brain
, Aging & Wellness

Music has a special place in our world; it adds a soundtrack to life that makes almost every moment more enjoyable. Music also has a…

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Unexpected Roommate Matches: The Benefits of Intergenerational Roommate Arrangements
, Aging & Wellness

Older adults and younger adults both desire to live independently but often struggle to achieve this goal. Consequently, multiple generations are taking inventory of their…

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Ramps & Recreation: How Your (Indoor) Environment Can Impact Your Physical Activity
, Aging & Wellness

Although previous research has demonstrated that features within the outdoor environment can impact physical activity, less research has focused specifically on indoor environments. There are…

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Too Many “Senior Moments”: Examining the Effects of Everyday Ageism
, Aging & Wellness

When we think of stereotypes, we may think of the negative impacts on the targeted group’s self-esteem, mental health, and self-perception. However, research in the…

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It’s All Subjective: New Evidence Proves You Really Are as Young as You Feel
, Aging & Wellness

A vast number of researchers and health care workers have extensively dedicated their time and money to addressing universal interests in maximizing recovery from rehabilitation.…

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Whole Grains & Brain Gains: The Surprising Association between Dietary Fiber & Cognitive Function
, Aging & Wellness

Exploring ways to maintain healthy cognitive function is a vital part of supporting aging well. A new study focused on higher dietary fiber intake as…

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Speed Reading: Slower Gait Identified as a Risk Factor for Future Dementia
, Aging & Wellness

How often during a walk do we monitor how fast we are moving? For many of us, we rarely ever consider our walking speed. Well,…

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Time-Traveling in Your Armchair: Virtual Reality Technology Provides Reminiscence Therapy to Older Adults
, Aging & Wellness, Uncategorized

Imagine putting on a visual headset that transports you to the driveway of your childhood home without even leaving your chair. You may not physically…

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