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TRENDING NOW: Inequity among Older Adults Receiving COVID-19 Vaccines
, Aging & Wellness

As the country is expecting some relief due to COVID-19 vaccines making their way across the country, an unexpected trend is occurring. Sprawled across the…

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Can Today’s Positive Social Interactions Increase Tomorrow’s Well-Being?
, Aging & Wellness

Social connection has repeatedly been shown to have a positive effect on health and well-being. Researchers investigated how positive social interactions compare to negative social…

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Still Got It: More Evidence That Cognitive Abilities Don’t Necessarily Decline with Age
, Aging & Wellness

Positive perceptions of aging have important benefits for older adults’ well-being. French researchers put cognitive ability age stereotypes to the test in a study of…

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Group Therapy: Partnership Provides Counseling Services for Life Plan Community Residents
, Senior Housing

Life Plan Community residents may benefit from access to counseling services, but these services are not always readily available. A study in Seniors Housing &…

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TRENDING NOW: “Gossip Robots” Being Programmed to Ease Loneliness in Assisted Living Residents
, Technology

Robots are making their way into health care, used as a preventative measure to loneliness and a potential solution to staff shortages. McKnight’s Senior Living…

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Which Countries Have the Most Positive Age Stereotypes?
, Aging & Wellness

Cultures around the world differ in how they refer to older adults, but is this due to the proportion of older adults in the population,…

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Strong Social Support Today Improves Tomorrow’s Physical & Mental Health
, Aging & Wellness

In a study that earned a 2020 Bronze Innovative Research on Aging Award, researchers investigated how and why social support influences older adults’ health. The…

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Neighborhood Watch: The Relationship between Physical Activity & Neighborhood Cohesion
, Aging & Wellness

While physical activity is a key contributor to the health and well-being of older adults, many people are inactive. Neighborhood social cohesion—trust and strong ties…

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Shelter from the Storm: How Assisted Living Communities Protect Residents in a Hurricane
, Senior Housing

Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in Florida in September 2017, was one of the most intense tropical storms to hit the region. A Seniors Housing…

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Growing Gains: Older Adults Reap Multiple Benefits from Gardening
, Aging & Wellness

Gardening is associated with physical, psychological, and social benefits, but few studies have systematically investigated the benefits of gardening for older adults. In a recent…

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TRENDING NOW: A Shift to Older-Adult-Friendly Website Design
, Technology

The Wall Street Journal is reporting on a new trend that is making it easier for older adults to surf the net. Specifically, companies are…

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Is Your Workplace Bad for Older Employees’ Health?
, Senior Housing

Age-related stereotypes and discrimination in the workplace are all too common. In a study that earned a 2020 Bronze Innovative Research on Aging Award, researchers…

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