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Report: About 65% of older adults have hearing loss yet only 29% use hearing aids
Jul 31, 2023
New research sheds light on hearing loss among older adults. Namely, it points to how widespread hearing loss is — and how few people are wearing hearing aids. The news comes as more research shows the...
Being constipated could point to cognitive decline
Jul 20, 2023
One sign that cognitive decline is getting worse: chronic constipation. According to a new study, having just one bowel movement every three days or more — instead of daily — is the equivalent cognitively...
Depression is linked to accelerated aging
Mar 27, 2023
Older adults with late-in-life depression are actually aging faster than their chronological peers, according to researchers at the University of Connecticut Center on Aging.
Known risk factors don’t explain vast contrasts in cognitive abilities as we age: study
Feb 12, 2023
At age 54, key factors linked to cognitive abilities — such as education — explained only 38% of the variation in functioning among study participants.
Form central agency to focus on care for aging: LeadingAge to White House
Dec 16, 2022
The aging demographics of the US demand a more focused government approach to the myriad issues of the country’s seniors and seniors-to-be, a leading aging services organization wrote in a letter to...
Prolonging life, one smile at a time
Dec 08, 2022
I think it’s a law that every boy has to try secretly smoking behind the garage, at least once in childhood. For me, that first attempt involved a neighbor kid and I grabbing a handful of grass — no,...
Researcher: In terms of aging, muscle weakness may be the ‘new smoking’
Nov 14, 2022
Lower grip strength is linked to signs of biological aging. Like smoking, it is a powerful predictor of disease and mortality, investigators say.
Social stress may speed immune system aging: study
Jun 27, 2022
Exposure to social stress including trauma and discrimination is associated with signs of accelerated immune system aging, a first-time study has found.
Growing old ain’t what it used to be
Apr 06, 2022
There’s nothing like a couple of days of business travel to make you feel old.