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Old people do not drink enough water, because they believe in old stupid myths

December 21, 2019

Hydration is important. You should drink plenty of water throughout the day. It will keep your energy levels…
Yoga improves physical and mental health of older adults

May 30, 2019

Yoga is a very popular physical activity, emphasizing breathing and flexibility. Believe it or not, many professional athletes,…
Older people who ride the bus for free are happier

May 3, 2019

Mobility is very important to us as humans. We want to move around, reach different parts of the…
Study shows older men feel ‘excluded, overlooked and cut-off’

April 30, 2019

A two-year study, led by the University of Bristol in collaboration with Age UK, highlights the issues faced by…
Scientists identified key factors in sexual satisfaction among older people

March 27, 2019

Everyone does it. You may not think about it, but old people do that too. And for them…
Married older people enjoy a faster walking pace and a stronger grip

January 25, 2019

Aging is no fun. As you get older, your body weakens and it becomes more and more difficult…
Older people veer off-topic in conversation more frequently than younger ones

September 27, 2018

It happens to everyone. You are talking to someone and just for a second you lose concentration and…
This Matrix Delivers Healing Stem Cells to Injured Elderly Muscles

August 19, 2018

A car accident leaves an aging patient with severe muscle injuries that won’t heal. Treatment with muscle stem…
Our bones: Reaching the breaking point

January 30, 2018

To better understand why many elderly people are prone to break a bone in a fall (known as…
Study: Yoga reduces falls among the elderly

November 3, 2017

People who do hatha yoga report improved balance, but only now has yoga’s impact on falls received rigorous…
Plan tests ancient Chinese tradition to help elders with balance

June 26, 2017

As calming music plays in the background, 11 older women listen as physical therapist Diane Brose enters a…
Chronic Pain Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia in Study of Older Adults

June 6, 2017

Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that older people with persistent pain show quicker declines in memory…
Virtual Support Groups Help Grieving Spouses With Depression

May 12, 2017

As the U.S. population ages, it’s estimated that half of women older than 65 are widows, while one-sixth…
Sleeping pills linked to hip fractures in elderly

April 29, 2017

Older people newly prescribed sleeping pills like benzodiazepines and ‘Z-drugs’ have over double the odds of a hip…
Droughts linked to health risks in older adults

April 6, 2017

A new Yale-led study reveals a distinct connection between drought exposure and adverse human health among older adults.…
Deep sleep may act as fountain of youth in old age

April 6, 2017

As we grow old, our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances…
Blueberry concentrate improves brain function in older people

March 8, 2017

Drinking concentrated blueberry juice improves brain function in older people, according to research by the University of Exeter.…
Nurse practitioners step in to fill need for house calls, study finds

January 23, 2017

Nurse practitioners are increasingly providing house calls for frail and elderly patients, eclipsing any other specialties in number…
Imperceptible electric stimulation produces lasting improvement in elderly body balance

January 12, 2017

A University of Tokyo research group has revealed that healthy elderly people who received weak electric stimulation through…
Older lung cancer patients face significant treatment burden

January 9, 2017

Depending on the type of treatment older lung cancer patients receive, they can spend an average of one…
Risk of long-term disability in older adults who visit the ED

January 9, 2017

Older adults who go to the emergency department (ED) for an illness or injury are at increased risk…
Study reveals habits of older driversj

December 22, 2016

A new study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the driving patterns of people aged…
New study shows how to stay on your feet in old age

November 24, 2016

Regular weekly exercise could reduce the risk of older people suffering falls by almost 40 percent, new analysis…
Moderate activity helps older adults maintain mobility and independence

September 28, 2016

By adopting a walking routine and other moderate physical activities, older adults can recover from a major disability…
Study to Improve Cognition in Older Adults

September 22, 2016

Researchers from two of the U.S. states with the fastest-growing populations of older adults will partner on a…
Elders use brain networks differently for short-term recall

August 5, 2016

Older people’s short-term memory is generally slower and less accurate compared to younger people. But a new University…
At-home test as good as clinic measures to gauge frailty risk

July 12, 2016

Among older women, at-home self-surveys can predict mortality, hip fractures and falls as well as a measurements taken…
Research Shows How Visual Perception Slows With Age

June 22, 2016

Grandparents may be some of the best storytellers around, in the sense that they usually have plenty of…
A secret to healthy aging might be found in the chorus

April 4, 2016

Could older adults experience measurable health benefits from a group rendition of “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”? Based…
Anxiety drug not linked to increased dementia risk

February 8, 2016

Taking benzodiazepines (widely used drugs to treat anxiety and insomnia) is not associated with an increased dementia risk…
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