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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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“Alexa, Please Help Me Age Well”: A Competition Aims to Add Alexa Functions for Senior Living Residents
, Technology

While the adoption of Alexa has been slow among older adults, Alexa has been gaining popularity among Life Plan Communities and other senior living organizations.…

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To Make a Living Wage in LA: Los Angeles Assisted Living Communities Impacted by New Minimum Wage Ordinance
, Senior Housing

A new regulation is requiring health care providers in Los Angeles to redirect profits toward worker wages. McKnight Senior Living reports that assisted living communities…

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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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Controlling the Tick of the Aging Clock with TikTok: Mature Content Creators Use Platform to Promote Positive Aging
, Technology

Few can resist falling down the rabbit hole that is TikTok. On this social media platform, users can create short videos of almost anything they…

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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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Caregiving 101: A Curriculum for Clinicians Can Better Support Caregivers of Older Adults
, Caregiving

In the United States, over 50 million family caregivers provide care to older adults. Although these caregivers are an essential part of the health care…

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Living Together to Live Independently: How Assisted Living Communities Can Promote Aging In Place
, Senior Housing

Given the natural decline in health that comes with aging, some older adults eventually require additional care provided by nursing homes or assisted living facilities.…

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TRENDING NOW: Combatting Loneliness & Isolation with Empathetic Robots
, Technology

Older adults across New York State will be pleasantly surprised when they open their mail to find a new companion! The Daily Gazette is reporting…

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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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