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Work-Life Balance: Poor Treatment at Work Affects Well-Being of Older Employees & Their Spouses
, Aging & Wellness

Older adults comprise the largest segment of the US workforce, yet they also experience the most interpersonal mistreatment. Researchers at the University of New Mexico…

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Of Wisdom & Well-Being: Personal Wisdom & Quality of Life in Chinese Older Adults
, Aging & Wellness

Wisdom, or the accumulation of knowledge, judgment, reflection, and an experiential understanding of the social world, has long been acknowledged as a positive aspect of…

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For Better & for Worse: Older Couples Influence Each Other’s Perceptions of Aging
, Aging & Wellness

Research has found that couples can be interdependent, resulting in one spouse’s well-being affecting the other’s and vice versa. A study explored the role that…

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TRENDING NOW: Pandemic-Related Early Retirement among Baby Boomers
, Aging & Wellness

The COVID-19 pandemic has had many residual consequences, even as we find ways to normalize our lives. The Los Angeles Times reports on one such…

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Caregiving & Work: The Importance of Job Support for Family Caregivers
, Caregiving

Balancing a full-time job with one’s family caregiving responsibilities can be challenging. A recent study investigated how supportive work resources affect caregivers’ well-being and their…

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Virtual Visits: Using Virtual Reality to Connect Residents to Distant Family Members
, Technology

A new study explores senior living residents’ use of immersive virtual reality to connect with family members from a distance. Twenty-one residents with mild cognitive…

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TRENDING NOW: Older Adults Reclaim Physical Health after Pandemic Restrictions Ease
, Aging & Wellness

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption to daily life, as well as far-reaching consequences even as we are rounding the corner. One such consequence…

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See, Hear: The Effects of Stress on the Senses
, Aging & Wellness

Long-term exposure to stress can have numerous consequences, particularly on one’s mental and physical health. A recent study investigated whether the effects of stress extend…

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Walk This Way: Exploring Health Benefits of Walking for Older Adults
, Aging & Wellness

For some older adults, walking can lead to health benefits, but this may not be the case for everyone. Some studies are suggesting that higher…

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Enjoy Life, One Moment at a Time: Daily Activities & Experiential Well-Being
, Aging & Wellness

Health and aging scholars have long been interested in the relationship among physical activity, leisure, and satisfaction with life. Research suggests that productive engagement with…

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Retention Attention: A Close Look at Workforce Retention in Assisted Living & Nursing Homes
, Senior Housing

Research suggests higher retention of direct care workers is related to better care quality in nursing homes; however, retention rates are much lower in nursing…

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“Hello, Grandma?” How Grandparent-Grandchild Contact Shifted during the Pandemic
, Aging & Wellness

In recent years, increased longevity along with early childbearing and closer spacing between children has amplified the possibility of greater contact and exchange of care…

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