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Moderate Daily Activity Reduces Risk of Early Death

New research confirms what we already know: the benefits of daily physical exercise are substantial. However, this particular study revealed a strong association between inactivity and early death,... Read More

Good News: 6 Common Negative Misperceptions of Aging Debunked

Depression is actually NOT more common among the elderly. Cognitive decline is NOT inevitable. Work productivity does NOT decrease with age. And the list goes on of the various myths about a... Read More

Yale Study Indicates Positive Stereotypes Can Improve Senior Health

A   recent study conducted by Yale   has revealed a major finding: seniors who were exposed to subliminal messaging containing positive stereotypes of aging experienced improved physi... Read More

MUSC Center on Aging Develops Innovative Senior Mentor Program

With more than 10,000 “baby boomers” turning 65 every day over the next 20 years, the medical community will have to prepare to meet the needs of this growing aging population. The Medi... Read More

Senator Proposes "National Caregiver Corps" Program

Senator Bob Casey, D-PA, serves on the U.S. Senate Aging Committee and, through hours and hours of testimony from constituents, he knows that the struggles family caregivers are facing is real. Senat... Read More

Discovery of "Research Gold" Leads to Key Findings on Longevity

Jane Whistler turned 100 years old recently. When she moved into a retirement community called Leisure World more than 35 years ago, she had no idea that she would eventually be the subject of a study... Read More

Staying Vital as You Age

There are simple steps you can take RIGHT NOW to stay active and vital as you age! According to Robert A. Levine, M.D., these easy lifestyle changes can make a big difference to your health and welln... Read More

Tips on Finding Home Health Care

Three key factors in hiring a home health aide are conducting research, financing the home health care, and making sure not to rush the process, according to a recent article published in USA Today. ... Read More

Living at Home with a Chronic Condition

Consider these facts. By the year 2030, 20% of all U.S. residents will be over age 65. At that time, 32 states will have populations that look like Florida today. Census, 2000 Thirteen percent ... Read More

Learn Ways to Better Manage Your Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is an issue that an overwhelming number of seniors experience. It can be debilitating, and it often goes undertreated. Fortunately, there are many different approaches to managing your c... Read More

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