Aging & Wellness

Research in China Demonstrates Link Between Socioeconomic Conditions and Health in Older Adults
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness

Researchers in the United States have commented for some time on the link between social and economic status and health. New research has found this…

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Few Consumers Do Use the Nursing Home Report Card
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

New research from the University of Pittsburgh indicates that only 12% of consumers remember factoring in the Nursing Home Report card in their decisions to…

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Report from the MetLIfe Emerging Retirement Model Study
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

MetLife recently published a report detailing the results of their survey of employers’ concerns regarding the issues they face related to the retirement of a…

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Assessing the Future of Assisted Living
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

A new book published late last year reviews the variety of factors that shape assisted living and its appeal to older consumers. The book entitled…

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Examining the Social Environment’s Impact on Food Intake By Older Adults
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Social/Environmental/Economic Determinants of Health

Recent research indicates that the social environment plays an important role in the amount of food we eat. Although a number of similar studies have…

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Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Social/Environmental/Economic Determinants of Health

A forward-looking, well-reasoned report entitled “Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging: With a Closer look at Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Diseases” recently was issued jointly by the…

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Managing Age Discrimination When Seeking Employment
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

A new qualitative study examines the age-management techniques used to combat potential age discrimination by older job seekers. The fact that the workforce is aging…

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