Monthly Archives: April 2011

Helping Elderly Stay Home

Helping people stay in their homes as they age has been a formal, if poorly understood, goal of U.S. aging policy for some time. Experts say it’s far cheaper than housing seniors in nursing homes and other institutions. And public … Continue reading

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Move Everyday

Arthritis is a disease that affects many people, young and old.  Exercising daily can help those that suffer from arthritis.  In fact exercising is crucial. Why? Because it improves strength and flexibility, can limit joint pain and help with fatigue. … Continue reading

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Diet and Exercise Research

Dieting and exercise together are more effective at improving physical performance and reducing frailty in obese seniors than either alone, according to researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Older adults who are obese face severe health … Continue reading

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Sleeping is Healthy

Inadequate sleep is one of the main causes behind memory problems among elderly people, according to a new study by North Carolina State University analysts. It has been brought to light that proper sleep and ‘cognitive functioning’, which can be … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers and Diabetes

New research from the University of Michigan Health System and VA Ann Arbor Health System indicates that, “Middle-age adults with diabetes are much more likely to develop age-related conditions than [are] their counterparts who don’t have” the disease. In particular, this … Continue reading

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