Aging & Wellness

Weighing the Most Effective Weight-Loss Approach for Older Adults
, Aging & Wellness

Researchers are rethinking the conventional view on exercise and its benefits for obesity. A group of researchers from Wake Forest University is tackling the high…

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Weighing the Most Effective Weight-Loss Approach for Older Adults
, Aging & Wellness

Researchers are rethinking the conventional view on exercise and its benefits for obesity. A group of researchers from Wake Forest University is tackling the high…

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Knowledge Is Power: The Effectiveness of a Multidimensional Brain Health Program
, Aging & Wellness

Engagement in a variety of healthy behaviors is important for maintaining a healthy brain and warding off cognitive decline. A recent study investigated the effectiveness…

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TRENDING NOW: No “Great Relocation” during Great Retirement Trend
, Aging & Wellness

In the era of COVID-19, we may be exposed to trends like the Great Resignation and the Great Retirement, and expect that the number of…

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Happily Ever After: Older Retirees’ Satisfaction with Life Differs by Gender
, Aging & Wellness

The change in one’s life role after retirement is suspected to influence satisfaction with one’s life as a whole. A recent study investigated how satisfaction…

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Preventing Unintended Consequences: Receiving a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Impacts Social Activity
, Aging & Wellness

Receiving an early diagnosis for a disease can be a double-edged sword. While an early diagnosis can sometimes provide opportunities for better long-term care planning,…

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My Living Room, Myself: How Personal Space Reflects Older Adults’ Personality & Functional Limitations
, Aging & Wellness

Taking “home is where the heart is” to another level, a study has found that a person’s living space can reveal their personality traits and…

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TRENDING NOW: Growing Demographic of Childless Older Adults Aging Solo
, Aging & Wellness

A new census report reveals that there is a growing number of childless older adults. The term for older adults who do not have kids…

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A Friend in Need: Comparing Older & Younger Adults’ Prosocial Giving during the Pandemic
, Aging & Wellness

Research in western nations suggests older adults are more prosocial than younger adults; however, it is unclear whether this is the case in non-western nations…

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Dialing Down Depression: Delivering Tele-Mental Health Treatments with Lay Counselors
, Aging & Wellness

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin looked at the effect of telehealth treatment by lay counselors vs. clinicians on depression among homebound older…

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Emotional Intelligence: How Older & Younger Adults Perceive Emotions
, Aging & Wellness

Identifying and labeling emotions is one area in which older and younger people differ, but the reason why is still unclear. A recent study utilized…

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Good Sleep = Good Brain Health: Duration of Night’s Sleep Associated with Alzheimer’s Risk
, Aging & Wellness

Past research has found a link between disrupted sleep, which is common in aging, and poorer cognition. To date, researchers have already found evidence for…

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