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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

Impact of Aging on Smart Phone Use to Be Examined

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[16/10/2013] Age-related difficulties in texting and emailing on smart phones will be investigated by a University of Strathclyde academic.Impact of Aging on Smart Phone Use to Be Examined - 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

Long-Term Care Seniors at High Risk of Head Injuries

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[09/10/2013] A study by Simon Fraser University researchers has found seniors in long-term care facilities are at high risk of head injuries – nearly 40 per cent of those who fall experience head impact.Long-Term Care Seniors at High Risk of Head Injuries - 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

Older Adults Live Longer With A Few Extra Pounds

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Photo: Chubby couple [02/10/2013] Some overweight older adults don't need to lose weight to extend their lives, but they could risk an earlier death if they pack on more pounds. In fact, the nationwide study found that people who were slightly overweight in their 50s but kept their weight relatively stable were the most likely to survive over the next 16 years.Older Adults Live Longer With A Few Extra Pounds - 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

Driving Cessation Hinders Aging Adults' Volunteer and Work Lives

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Photo: Elderly woman driving a car [30/09/2013] For many senior drivers, it is only a matter of time before they are forced to give up their car keys due to failing eyesight or other health issues. Now, University of Missouri researchers have studied how aging adults' driving cessation influences their work and social lives.Driving Cessation Hinders Aging Adults' Volunteer and Work Lives - Read more

Tailoring Diabetes Treatment to Older Patients Yields Dramatic Results

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[30/09/2013] More than a quarter of over 70s with type 2 diabetes could benefit simply from improving communication and education in the clinic, new research has revealed. A study led by the University of Exeter Medical School found that 27 percent achieved better glycaemic control through individualised care alone.Tailoring Diabetes Treatment to Older Patients Yields Dramatic Results - Read more

Study Finds Poor Blacks Likely To Get Worse Nursing Home Care

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[11/09/2013] University of Central Florida assistant professor Latarsha Chisholm and colleagues conducted a study, which found that nursing homes that serve predominantly black residents tend to struggle financially and provide lower quality care than nursing homes with no black residents. Study Finds Poor Blacks Likely To Get Worse Nursing Home Care - Read more

 
 

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