Demographic Influences

Masters Athletes Retain Muscle Mass

There is a common assumption that muscle mass is naturally lost with aging. Indeed, research shows that individuals lose an average of eight percent of…

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Unmarried Cohabitating Partners: A Growing Caregiver Population

As the population of older adults in need of care continues to rise, more informal care work is provided by family and friends. Evidence has…

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Aging, Health, and Culture: Two Recent Studies

Two recent articles in the Journal of Gerontology examine culture and its role in assessing well-being. Each article, one published in the Social Science section…

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Will Moving Later in Life Impact Your Health? It Depends…

Researchers at Syracuse University recently published a report outlining the diverse impact that moving has on older adults. This study builds on previous research that…

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