Health & Wellness

Is Lower Stroke Risk Associated with a Mediterranean Diet?
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

An accumulating body of evidence suggests that a Mediterranean diet has a number of brain benefits. Recently, a group of researchers followed a population of…

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Is Personality Consistent over Time & into Old Age?
, Health & Wellness

Personality is a set of characteristics that many of us assume is relatively stable and constant over time. Recent research, however, questions this premise with…

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Age Is in the Eye of the Perceiver
, General Aging Research, Health & Wellness, Jordan Stein, Jorie Stein, Social Relationships and Health

Assessing our external world and the people in it is a daily activity we all engage in to navigate the terrain of life. Little research,…

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Sounding the Alarm on Cancer Symptoms
, Health & Wellness

Early detection and treatment of cancer is crucial in order for the spread of the disease to be kept to a minimum. In order for…

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Room for Improvement in Employers’ Health Care and Wellness Efforts
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness, Policy, Regulation & News, Workforce Development

In light of the changes to the United States health care landscape as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the National Opinion Research…

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Your Early Morning Caffeine Fix May Be Less Demented Than You Think
, Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Jordan Stein

Ever question your sanity after paying five dollars for a latte? Many of us have. Indeed, it’s not news to anyone that many adults cite…

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Want to Reduce Chronic Inflammation? Volunteer!
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

Inflammation is just a disease thing, right? And aren’t productive activities just ways that one may choose to spend one’s time? On the surface, there…

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Senior Sextistics
, Health & Wellness, Jorie Stein, Sexuality & Aging, Social Relationships and Health

Believe it or not, in some circles, it’s still taboo to talk about sex. But it’s not hard to believe that there are basically no…

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Problem Relatives Could Spell Poor Health for Older Adults
, Aging & Social Factors, Health & Wellness

As October rolls out, many Americans are beginning to brace themselves for the cacophony of holiday cheer in the form of pumpkin spice lattes, Hallmark…

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“When I Was Your Age. . .”: Benefits of Reminiscence & Storytelling
, Ageism in Research, Health & Wellness, Intergenerational Programs, Jordan Stein, Jorie Stein, Social Relationships and Health

You may recall stories your parents told you about when they were growing up. One poignant story my dad loved to tell my sister and…

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A Closer Look at Religion’s Role in Countering Depression
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues facing older adults, with around 20 percent of adults over 65 reporting being depressed. Additionally,…

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Whose Brains Benefit from Aerobic Exercise?
, Health & Wellness

Both aerobic exercise and strength training have been shown to improve memory in older women with likely mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Now a research team…

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