Aging & Wellness

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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TRENDING NOW: Older Actors Are Enjoying the Spotlight
, Aging & Wellness

CNN reports that when the 2022 Screen Actors Guild nominations were announced, they revealed a significant trend: there is an explosion of older actors, especially…

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Mangia, Mangia! Exploring Dietary Biomarkers in Mediterranean Food Groups
, Aging & Wellness

As we all may have learned at some point, a healthy diet can be a fundamental factor for a healthy life. But have we ever…

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Have Your Cake & Eat It Too: How to Enjoy Romantic Relationships while Avoiding Caregiving Responsibilities
, Aging & Wellness

Seeking and finding love after divorce or widowhood is a common way to combat loneliness in old age. With greater longevity, evolving social norms, and…

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TRENDING NOW: Cohousing Options for Older Adults
, Aging & Wellness

An emerging housing model is being presented to older adults as an alternative to standard housing. Newsday reports on a trend that may affect people…

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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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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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