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Caught on Camera: The Different Causes of Falls in Men & Women
, Senior Housing

Most falls-related research has relied on self-reports to identify the cause of a fall, but in a novel study that earned the 2018 gold Mather…

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Leveling the Playing Field: Exercise Intervention Boosts Brain Function in Older Hispanics
, Aging & Wellness

A recent study examined the effects of an exercise intervention called ¡Caminemos! on the cognitive function of 571 Hispanic/Latino older adults for two years. The…

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TRENDING NOW: Older Adults Travel with Virtual Reality
, Technology

A recent trend among older adults is taking a once-in-a-lifetime trip. . . virtually. Several recent articles note the increased use of virtual reality goggles…

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Cult of Personality: Older Adults’ Personalities Impact Their Benefits from Social Contact
, Aging & Wellness

While social contact has been shown to have positive impacts on cognitive functioning in older adults overall, a recent study looked at how individuals’ personalities…

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Museums for Memory: How Cultural Engagement Affects Brain Health
, Aging & Wellness

Is going to a museum, theater performance, or cinema good for our brains? A recent study aimed to answer this question. Previous research has suggested…

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Scrutinizing Supports & Stressors for Informal Caregivers
, Caregiving

In light of the crucial importance of informal caregivers of older adults and how taxing their work can be, a recent study looked into what…

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TRENDING NOW: Social Media Trending as Platform for Fighting Ageism
, Policy & Regulation

The California government’s Commission on Aging is joining the fight against ageism and unrealistic portrayals of aging. As part of their “Hollywood Takes: On Aging”…

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Volunteer to Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
, Aging & Wellness

In an innovative study, researchers examined how various types of social engagement and participation influence older adults’ risk of cardiovascular disease. The researchers hypothesized that…

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Imagine Yourself Setting an Exercise Goal: Self-Regulatory Imagery & Physical Activity
, Aging & Wellness

Using imagery can play a valuable role in motivating and influencing physical activity. A recent study looked at the influence of a specific type of…

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Huddle Up to LOCK in Resident Engagement
, Senior Housing

A recent study examined how implementing the LOCK model can improve resident engagement and quality of interactions with staff in senior housing. The LOCK model…

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Are You Lonesome Tonight? Comparing Loneliness & Anxiety in Life Plan Communities & Adult Day Care
, Senior Housing

A recent study examined older adults in Life Plan Communities and adult day care centers to compare their levels of loneliness and anxiety about aging.…

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TRENDING NOW: Voice-Controlled Technologies in Senior Living
, Technology

As new voice recognition technologies emerge and the prices come down, this technology is receiving increased attention from the aging services industry. Voice-controlled technology holds…

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