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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

Older Adult Clumsiness Linked to Brain Changes

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[05/06/2013] For many older adults, the aging process seems to go hand-in-hand with an annoying increase in clumsiness – difficulties dialing a phone, fumbling with keys in a lock or knocking over the occasional wine glass while reaching for a salt shaker.Older Adult Clumsiness Linked to Brain Changes - Read more

Older Drivers More Open to Talking about 'Driving Retirement'

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Photo: Elderly woman driving a car [05/06/2013] Clinicians often wait too long before talking to elderly patients about giving up driving even though many may be open to those discussions earlier, according to a new study.Older Drivers More Open to Talking about 'Driving Retirement' - Read more

Combating Loneliness in Old Age with a Virtual Friendship Coach

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Photo: Seniors with a smartphone [03/06/2013] The “Virtual Coach Reaches Out To Me” program, in short V2me, is meant to help the 65+ generation to find new friends, become more socially active, and stay mobile and mentally fit. Combating Loneliness in Old Age with a Virtual Friendship Coach - Read more

Smartphone Assistance Agent for Older People

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Photo: Smartphone app [24/05/2013] A new smartphone application, developed by scientists at the University of Ulster, which could help older people engage fully in an increasingly self-serve society, may be ready for use by the end of the year.Smartphone Assistance Agent for Older People - Read more

Elderly: Greater Risk for Alcohol Impairment than Teens

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Foto: Okder man with glass of wine [03/05/2013] An acute dose of alcohol may cause greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory in the elderly than in young people, according to a study by Baylor University. Elderly: Greater Risk for Alcohol Impairment than Teens - Read more