Aging & Wellness

Look on the Bright Side: Optimism Fosters Life Satisfaction in Older Adults with Activity Limitations
, Aging & Wellness

Researchers from the Environmental and Occupational Health at Texas A&M University School of Public Health are sharing interesting findings from their study of the relationship…

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A New (Virtual) Space for Older Adults
, Aging & Wellness

Few can resist the urge to instantly check their phone, computer, or tablet when it beeps, alerting them that they have a notification on their…

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We Met in Class: Forming Social Connections during Wellness-Related Virtual Learning Can Decrease Loneliness
, Aging & Wellness

Although the COVID-19 pandemic shook societal norms to their core, it’s no surprise that the lives of older adults were especially hard hit. As one…

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Exercise Your Options: Helpful App to Personalize Your Fitness Routine
, Aging & Wellness

We hear time and time again that exercise is good for the mind, body, and spirit. Gerontologists prescribe exercise as an essential component to healthy…

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Playing While You Walk: Using a Game to Engage Older Adults in Physical Activity
, Aging & Wellness

Research has long shown that physical activity can protect against negative health outcomes and keep people aging well. Given the many challenges that can come…

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Ready Player One: Video Games Provide Effective Post-Stroke Therapy
, Aging & Wellness

Recovering from a stroke is an uphill battle. Those with the most success often receive both motor rehabilitation and behavioral interventions (e.g., goal setting, problem…

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Stepping Out for Lower Mortality
, Aging & Wellness

For decades the conventional wisdom was that the optimal number of daily steps needed to be around 10,000. However, as new research is now demonstrating,…

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TRENDING NOW: A Tech-Enabled Multigenerational Living Experience
, Aging & Wellness

McKnight’s Senior Living is reporting on a first-of-its-kind tech design of living quarters for older adults. A renovated World War I mansion, Werner House, is…

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Learning about Lifelong Learning: A Look at Older Adults’ Motivations & Barriers to Active Learning
, Aging & Wellness

Research shows that the old adage “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” is highly inaccurate. According to a 2021 survey conducted by Research…

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TRENDING NOW: Add Another Amazing Health Benefit to Having a Pet
, Aging & Wellness

Our furry friends seem to have endless benefits for us! Researchers have known for a long time that having a pet can help keep their…

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Getting More Hugs a Day Just Might Keep the Doctor Away
, Aging & Wellness

Humans have an innate need for physical contact, and hugs are one form of beneficial physical contact. Hugs are a signal of interpersonal support and…

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Brain Clutter: A New Spring Cleaning Imperative?
, Aging & Wellness

Can we run out of brain space? Scientists now say it is likely for our brain to accumulate “clutter,” thereby making it challenging, especially for…

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