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What Works? A Type of Brain Training Associated with Reduced Dementia Risk
, Aging & Wellness

The Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly (ACTIVE) study followed 2,802 older adults who were assigned to one of three types of cognitive…

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TRENDING NOW: London Senior Residence Redesigns with Eye on Reducing Loneliness
, Senior Housing

A senior living residence in South London, known as an almshouse, has undergone innovative design changes to combat loneliness in its residents. Traditional English almshouses…

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Text Me L8R: Older Adults’ Technology Use & Social Engagement by Gender
, Technology

Researchers used data from the National Health and Aging Trends Study to investigate patterns of technology use by older adults and how they’re related to…

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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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Lost at Sea: Caregivers Stressed by Navigating Support Systems
, Caregiving

A new study suggests that in addition to the often emotionally and physically challenging care they provide, caregivers should be seen as navigators of complex…

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TRENDING NOW: Older Adults Picking Up Pickleball
, Aging & Wellness

Pickleball, an easy-to-learn sport that is growing in popularity, is bringing generations together and keeping older adults healthy. The game is similar to tennis, but…

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Exploring How Older Adults Learn New Technology
, Technology

The so-called “digital divide” has been an area of focus for many researchers hoping to develop strategies to increase literacy in technology use (among older…

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Where Is Everyone: Why Assisted Living Residents Participate (or Don’t) in Activities
, Senior Housing

A recent review looked closely at the literature on assisted living (AL) resident participation in recreational activities to better examine what is known about recreational…

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Home Care Services 2.0: Trends & Technology Are Transforming Aging Services
, Caregiving

A recent article in Public Policy and Aging suggests that the cutting edge of growth and innovation in aging services since the 2000s has been…

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The Write Stuff: Keeping a Journal & Risk of Late-Life Dementia
, Aging & Wellness

Prior brain health research has shown that intellectual engagement is associated with lower risk of dementia. Additionally, in the well-known “nun study” on aging and…

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TRENDING NOW: Older Adults Learning to Code
, Technology

Coding is often thought of as a career path for young people. Some may think older adults would have difficulty learning this skill. However, it…

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Hitting “Refresh” on Technology & Older Adults’ Independence
, Technology

In 2016, the President’s Council of Advisors in Science and Technology issued the report Independence, Technology and Connection in Older Age. A recent paper took…

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