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Help from Man’s Best Friend: Dog Ownership Is Good for Your Heart & Your Longevity
, Aging & Wellness, Uncategorized

Among the records kept by the Swedish government on its citizens are dog ownership, the number of individuals in a household, and cause of death.…

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Sensor Monitoring: Sense of Safety or Invasion of Privacy?
, Senior Housing, Technology, Uncategorized

A growing number of technologies are being developed for older adults to assist in their efforts to live independently and to assist in the early…

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A Closer Examination of the Increased Risk for Coronary Heart Disease & Stroke among the Overweight & Obese
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Being obese or overweight has been associated with greater risk of coronary heart disease and stroke compared to individuals of normal weight. It has not…

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Researchers Uncover Biological Link between Gum Disease & Rheumatoid Arthritis
, Health & Wellness, Uncategorized

Recent research has shown surprising relationships between inflammatory diseases that at first glance may seem unrelated. Causes of an inflammatory response in one part of…

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Neighborhood Social Cohesion & Social Capital: Implications for Older Adult Well-Being
, Health & Wellness, Neighborhood Context & Health, Uncategorized

It has been well-established that singlehood and poverty in older adulthood are associated with lower subjective well-being. However, a recent study published in the Gerontologist…

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Increase Visibility & Reach in Your Community with Café Plus
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The Café Plus concept is modeled after Mather’s—More Than a Café, a successful Mather LifeWays community initiative. Implementing the concept is a proven way to…

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It's Not Too Late to Register: 2011 Wellness Webinars
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It’s not too late to register for our 2011 Wellness Webinar Series! Upcoming webinars include subjects like trends in wellness studies and programs, exercise, architecture, and…

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Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging 2011 Wellness Webinars Series
, Spotlight on Mather LifeWays, Uncategorized

Senior living residences are focusing increasingly on resident and staff wellness as a way to not only improve the well-being of residents and staff but…

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Upcoming Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Programs
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Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging has several upcoming workshops and webinars that may be of interest to AIA readers. Two workshops are taking place, in…

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