Health & Wellness

150 Minutes per Week of Physical Activity Associated with Healthy Aging
, Health & Wellness

Individuals who are physically active are likely to live longer, but how does physical activity in older adulthood affect quality of life? Does physical activity…

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Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements Not Associated with Reduced Joint Pain in Large Trial
, Health & Wellness

A recent study involving around 2,000 postmenopausal women found no benefit from a calcium and vitamin D supplement treatment for women who do not have…

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Can a Virtual “Health Coach” Increase Physical Activity among Older Adults?
, Electronic Health (e-Health), Health & Wellness

In the United States and many other parts of the world, all age groups show levels of physical activity below that which is medically recommended.…

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More Evidence Needed on Potential Benefits of Nutritional Antioxidants
, Health & Wellness

So-called “antioxidant-rich foods” are often marketed as a preventive treatment of cognitive decline. While the hype on the potential benefits of antioxidant-rich food often extends…

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Gait Speed & Subsequent Cognitive Decline
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

Gait (or walking) speed has been repeatedly associated with cognitive health in cross-sectional studies (studies that collect data at one point in time). Walking requires…

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Understanding Sleep Problems
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

Insomnia and related sleep complaints are highly prevalent among older adults, leading to mood and cognitive problems and a reduced overall quality of life. Sleep…

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Exercise Promotes Healthy Cognitive Aging through the Hippocampus
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

Physical exercise appears to be a promising strategy to improve or maintain cognitive function, because research suggests it may enhance learning and memory among older…

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10 Things You Need to Know about Hearing Loss
, Adrienne Tarnoff and Noreen Gibbens, Health & Wellness

Adrienne Tarnoff, hi HealthInnovations, Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist Here are 10 simple facts you should read if you (or someone close to you) seem to…

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Reminders of Age Stereotypes Have Mixed Effects on Cognitive Performance
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

Stereotypes harm groups and individuals in many ways. Aside from mistreatment by others who hold negative stereotypes, members of stereotyped groups are also internally affected…

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Mather LifeWays Announces Whole-Person Wellness Survey Results
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

Results of a recent survey of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) reveal that these organizations are providing robust wellness programs for resident and staffs. The…

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Mental Activities Appear to Benefit Cognitive Aging
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

Older adults who take part in mentally stimulating activities appear more likely to avoid or delay significant cognitive decline, but the relationship between activity and…

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Can Population Aging Mean Less, Not More, Cognitive Decline?
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

The increased life expectancy of the global population is well established, but the quality of life among the world’s growing population of older adults is…

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