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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

Elderly Are Happier if Their Earlier Life Has Been Happy

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Photo: Happy elderly people [05/04/2013] University of Granada researchers connect the present and past happiness of over 65s (men and women) with different personal and socio-demographic characteristics. Elderly Are Happier if Their Earlier Life Has Been Happy - Read more

Tackling Issues of Sexuality among People with Dementia

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[25/03/2013] Managing the delicate issue of sexual expression amongst people with dementia is the focus of a new education resource produced by Griffith University researcher Cindy Jones.Tackling Issues of Sexuality among People with Dementia - Read more

Elderly: Hospital Recovery in Motion

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[18/03/2013] A new study has found a link between the activity levels of elderly people who have just been released from the hospital and the risk that they will require readmission within 30 days.Elderly: Hospital Recovery in Motion - Read more

Elderly Benefit from Home-Based DVD Exercise Program

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Photo: Elderly doing some fitness exercises [13/03/2013] Fitness DVDs are a multimillion-dollar business, and those targeting adults over the age of 55 are a major part of the market. With names like "Boomers on the Move," "Stronger Seniors" and "Ageless Yoga," the programs promise much, but few have ever been rigorously tested.Elderly Benefit from Home-Based DVD Exercise Program - Read more

Test-Taking Improves Learning for the Elderly

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Photo: Elderly man writing [11/03/2013] Older adults who haven't been in school for a while are as capable of learning from tests as younger adults and college students, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.Test-Taking Improves Learning for the Elderly - Read more

Stress Symptoms in Midlife Predict Old-Age Disability

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[25/02/2013] Recently published prospective cohort study by Jenni Kulmala and co-workers from the Gerontology Research Center (GEREC) at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, provides strong evidence that perceived work-related stress in midlife predicts functional limitations and disability later in old age.Stress Symptoms in Midlife Predict Old-Age Disability - Read more

Thigh Fat Maybe Responsible for Mobility Loss in the Elderly

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[20/02/2013] A new study shows that an increase in fat throughout the thigh is predictive of mobility loss in otherwise healthy older adults.Thigh Fat Maybe Responsible for Mobility Loss in the Elderly - Read more

Dementia: “The Actual Care Dependency Has systematically Been Underreported until now”

Every human has individual needs. This has not been fully realized in the German Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI): patients with the onset of dementia do not receive the care they really need. Often relatives care from them at home. They are not supported by the LTCI, even though private home care saves the insurance a lot of money.Dementia: “The Actual Care Dependency Has systematically Been Underreported until now” - Read more

Reading, Writing, Playing Games Help Aging Brains Stay Healthy

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Photo: Senior reads newspaper; linked to [19/12/2012] Mental activities like reading and writing can preserve structural integrity in the brains of older people, according to a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).Reading, Writing, Playing Games Help Aging Brains Stay Healthy - Read more