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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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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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