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Summer reading: The language of long-term care
Mary Helen McSweeney-Feld
Jul 30, 2014
A recent NPR survey of older adults had a not-too-surprising finding: No one likes being referred to as “elderly” or as a “senior.”
Early intellectual stimulation may result in better cognition in older adults
Stephanie H. Kim
Jul 28, 2014
Life experiences with intellectual stimulation may have more impact than demographic influences on cognitive abilities in older adults, researchers find.
Online tool helps predict mortality
Jan 12, 2012
Mortality researchers have developed an online assessment tool that helps clinicians predict mortality for older adults.
Gardening programs good way to boost health, energy of older adults, researchers find
Mar 21, 2011
Older adults who spend time gardening are more likely to eat healthier foods, and report better quality of life and higher energy levels than other seniors who don’t garden, according to new research.
Older adults enjoy better relationships with family, friends, article finds
Jun 28, 2010
Say what you will about youth today, but a new article finds that people of all ages are willing to forgive and respect their elders.
Virtual colonoscopy a safe, effective alternative to traditional procedure for at-risk seniors, study...
Feb 01, 2010
Screening by virtual colonoscopy is just as effective and potentially safer than traditional screening methods for older patients at risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new report from the American...