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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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Discrimination, Depression & Dementia: A Closer Look at How Race & Ethnicity Impact Memory Loss
, Aging & Wellness

Research has shown that African Americans and Hispanics are at increased risk of dementia, even when cardiovascular and socioeconomic factors are taken into account. What…

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The Shift to Private Administration of Long-Term Care
, Senior Housing

There has been a well-documented shift in publicly funded long-term care (LTC) from a predominance of nursing homes to a more balanced array of options…

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Conga for Cognition: Dance Lessons & Brain Health
, Aging & Wellness

For older adults looking for an activity to improve both their brain health and balance, dance classes may be worth a try. Findings from a…

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Good News for Do-Gooders: A Closer Look at How Volunteering Benefits Older Adults’ Cognition
, Aging & Wellness

One of the activities that research has associated with older adults maintaining or increasing cognitive functioning is formal volunteering. Researchers recently looked at the association…

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TRENDING NOW: Older Adults Want Mobile News Too
, Technology

An increasing number of Americans are getting their news from mobile devices, and older adults have contributed substantially to this increase. A recent survey asked…

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