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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

Age Appropriate Working Practices

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Photo: Elderly man working [30/08/2013] How do companies make their workplaces suitable for an aging workforce, and what useful approaches or examples of good practice do they offer? In a current research project commissioned by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Finance and Economics, Fraunhofer IAO has set out to find the means by which companies deal with the issue of age-appropriate working practices.Age Appropriate Working Practices - Read more

Hip Protectors with a Sporty Look

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Photo: Old woman with hip protector [16/08/2013] Norwegian researchers have developed a hip protector in a sporty design. Its looks are intended to appeal to the older people of today – who are quite particular about what they will wear.Hip Protectors with a Sporty Look - Read more

Elderly: Vitamin D Supplements Could Help Prevent Mobility Problems

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Photo: Elderly man eats an apple [09/08/2013] Vitamin D-deficient older individuals are more likely to struggle with everyday tasks such as dressing or climbing stairs, according to a recent study by The Endocrine Society.Elderly: Vitamin D Supplements Could Help Prevent Mobility Problems - Read more

Testing the Power of Music to Improve Senior Health

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Photo: Choir of elderly people [10/07/2013] A new research project is exploring whether singing in a community choir can provide tangible health advantages to older adults.Testing the Power of Music to Improve Senior Health - Read more

Elderly: Frequent Binge Drinking Is Associated with Insomnia Symptoms

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Photo: Elderly women drinking alcohol [08/07/2013] A new study suggests that frequent binge drinking is associated with insomnia symptoms in older adults.Elderly: Frequent Binge Drinking Is Associated with Insomnia Symptoms - Read more

Dietary Supplement Linked to Increased Muscle Mass in the Elderly

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[01/07/2013] A supplemental beverage used to treat muscle-wasting may help boost muscle mass among the elderly, according to a new study. The results were presented at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.Dietary Supplement Linked to Increased Muscle Mass in the Elderly - Read more

Medication: Virtual "Pillbox" Increases Safety

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Photo: Tablet [24/06/2013] Researchers have designed an application for mobile devices that helps elderly people with multiple illnesses improve medication management.Medication: Virtual "Pillbox" Increases Safety - Read more

Elderly: Lifestyle Changes to Avoid Fractures

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Photo: Elderly women with a wheeled walker [19/06/2013] Older patients who know they are at risk of fractures will make positive lifestyle changes to avoid them, such as exercising, wearing proper footwear and taking supplements.Elderly: Lifestyle Changes to Avoid Fractures - Read more

Toolkit to Improve the Education Offered to Senior Citizens

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Photo: Elderly students [17/06/2013] A research group has designed a toolkit to evaluate institutions that offer education to citizens over 65 years old within the framework of the cooperation project EduSenior.Toolkit to Improve the Education Offered to Senior Citizens - Read more