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Better Than Take Out

 The purpose of this article is to help busy people find quick and easy ways to put satisfying, tasty meals and snacks on the table without spending a lot of time in the kitchen.  Therefore, it makes sense to think … Continue reading

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Travel Tips For Seniors

The retirement years can be an exciting time to see the world, and travel is easier and safer than ever before for senior citizens. With a little planning and some caution, seniors can safely visit almost any destination. But the … Continue reading

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Elderly Men And Vitamins

In a randomized trial that included nearly 15,000 male physicians, long-term daily multivitamin use resulted in a modest but statistically significant reduction in cancer after more than a decade of treatment and follow-up, according to a study appearing in JAMA. … Continue reading

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Chewing May Affect Dementia

People who maintain their chewing ability are probably less likely to develop dementia, compared to those who cannot chew well any more, researchers from the Department of Odontology and the Aging Research Center at the Karolinska Institutet and from Karlstad … Continue reading

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Elderly and Exercise

Exercising three times a week could be more effective than medication in relieving the symptoms of major depression in elderly people and may also decrease the chances that the depression will return over time. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center, … Continue reading

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The Aging Brain

A large body of research about aging tells us that as we cross the threshold into middle age, neural connections that receive, process and transmit information can weaken from age and disuse. It may take us longer to learn new … Continue reading

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Elderly and Medications

 A commonly prescribed class of drugs may cause elderly patients to slow down both mentally and physically, researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine have found. Drugs in the anticholingeric family prevent the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from binding to nerve … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Can Help Elderly Sleep Better

Elderly adults who practice tai chi sleep better than those who do not, according to a study conducted by researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California-Los Angeles, and published in the journal Sleep. Researchers … Continue reading

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Exercise Can Help Elderly With Dementia

(NaturalNews) Elderly dementia patients who exercise regularly have better mental and physical health than those who do not, according to the findings of two recent studies. In the first study, conducted by researchers from Dong-Eui University in Busan, South Korea, … Continue reading

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Brain Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

Past research has shown that green tea benefits the brain, and a new study may explain how. Researchers hypothesized that an antioxidant compound found in green tea, called EGCG, boosts the generation of neuron cells in the hippocampus, a part … Continue reading

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