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Attitude Adjustment: Educational Quiz Influences Young Adults’ Perceptions of Aging
, Aging & Wellness

Researchers recently attempted to influence people’s perceptions of aging by testing their knowledge of aging-related facts. . .  and the results were surprisingly effective. The…

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Have You Heard? Hearing Aids Keep Older Adults Healthy
, Technology

A study on the benefits of using hearing aids found that using the devices can counteract many of the negative health outcomes associated with hearing…

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Caring for Grandchildren: The Benefits for Cognitive Health
, Aging & Wellness

Spending time with grandchildren can be emotionally meaningful to many older adults, but one study showed that there may be an added cognitive benefit from…

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Which Gets Top Score in Cognitive Benefits—Brain Games or Video Games?
, Technology

Brain training games have become widely popular, but how do they stack up against video games? A recent study aimed to find out by comparing…

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Back to School: Addressing Our Workforce Challenge at the University Level
, Policy & Regulation

Inspiring the next generation of workers to join the aging services field is a significant obstacle for many organizations. A recent Seniors Housing & Care…

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TRENDING NOW: Choirs as a Key to Countering Loneliness in Older Adults
, Aging & Wellness

As loneliness becomes a social health problem for older adults, solutions are constantly being tested. From high-tech robots and personalized virtual speakers, researchers and inventors…

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Hey Sports Fans! Spectator Sports Can Boost Older Adults’ Well-Being
, Aging & Wellness

Researchers recently completed a two-part study on the effects of “sport fandom” on older adults’ well-being, including game attendance, team identification, and perceived emotional support.…

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Bringing the Outdoors In: How Indoor Nature Benefits Senior Living Residents
, Senior Housing

Experiencing and interacting with nature can have profound effects on well-being, but what are the best ways for senior living providers to offer nature interventions…

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Mastering Caregiving: Benefits of Mastery for High-Burden Caregivers
, Caregiving

Taking on the role of caregiver for a loved one can be a burdensome task, but there is some evidence that this type of role…

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Slips, Trips & Fewer Falls: New Research in Fall-Prevention Training
, Aging & Wellness

In a recent study, 44 community-dwelling adults age 65 or better participated in a series of three training sessions designed to teach them how to…

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TRENDING NOW: Tackling Dementia with Robots & Video Games
, Technology

Robots are gradually solidifying their place in the world of older adult care. They are taking on roles of companions, caretakers, and, now, teachers. McKnight’s…

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A New Reason Creative Activities Are Good for Older Adults: Generativity
, Aging & Wellness

A recent study investigated how finding meaning and benefit in creative hobbies helps to enhance older adults’ sense of generativity. Generativity refers to the desire…

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