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Elderly: Exercise Program Helps Reduce Pain and Improve Mobility

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Photo: Man and woman exercising [08/11/2013] Collaborative study reveals novel finding that aerobic exercise results in increased hippocampal volume, increased connectivity and improved memory in persons with Multiple Sclerosis.Elderly: Exercise Program Helps Reduce Pain and Improve Mobility - Read more

Intervention Helps Older Adults Prepare for Emergencies

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[06/11/2013] A University of Missouri researcher has found a way to help older adults who live independently better prepare for health emergencies.Intervention Helps Older Adults Prepare for Emergencies - Read more

Hybrid Cars Are a Status Symbol of Sorts for Seniors

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[04/11/2013] Prestige, price and quality are major influences on older people's decisions to buy 'pro-environment' vehicles, researchers say. Paying extra bucks to "go green" in a hybrid car may pay off in self-esteem and image for older drivers, as well as give a healthy boost to the environment, according to a Baylor University study.Hybrid Cars Are a Status Symbol of Sorts for Seniors - Read more

Retirement Expert: Financial Planning Important for Non-Retirees

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Photo: Elderly couple and financial documents [28/10/2013] As older workers increasingly contemplate delaying retirement or putting it off entirely, they should also consider the financial-planning options available in Social Security, Medicare and employment-based retirement plans such as IRAs and 401(k) accounts, says a University of Illinois expert on taxation and retirement benefits.Retirement Expert: Financial Planning Important for Non-Retirees - Read more

Dog's Mood Offers Insight into Owner's Health

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Photo: Dog and owner [11/10/2013] Monitoring a dog's behaviour could be used as an early warning sign that an older owner is struggling to cope or their health is deteriorating.Dog's Mood Offers Insight into Owner's Health - Read more

Meals for More Seniors Could Save some States Money

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Photo: Man with food [09/10/2013] Home-delivered meals bring not only food to seniors but also the opportunity to remain in their homes. Meals for More Seniors Could Save some States Money - Read more

You Are Never too Old for Sports

Being healthy! That’s what many elderly people wish. They also know that sport and exercise have a great influence on the physical well-being. What’s left is the decision, which form of sport is the right one for you.You Are Never too Old for Sports - Read more

Wireless Network Detects Falls by the Elderly

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[09/09/2013] University of Utah electrical engineers have developed a network of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This monitoring technology could be linked to a service that would call emergency help for the elderly without requiring them to wear monitoring devices.Wireless Network Detects Falls by the Elderly - Read more

Stressful Life Events Significantly Raise the Risk of Falls in Older Men

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Photo: Elderly man walking [04/09/2013] A study of around 5,000 older men has shown that stressful life events such as death of a loved one, or serious financial problems, significantly raised the risk of falls in the year following the incident.Stressful Life Events Significantly Raise the Risk of Falls in Older Men - Read more

Personal Goals May Facilitate or Hinder Older Adults’ Striving for Exercise

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Photo: Elderly woman exercising [02/09/2013] Although exercise may significantly promote healthy aging, many older adults remain sedentary. Based on a study conducted in the Gerontology Research Center at the University of Jyväskylä, one reason for this may lie behind older adults’ personal goals.Personal Goals May Facilitate or Hinder Older Adults’ Striving for Exercise - Read more

 
 

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