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Soy spells fewer hot flashes for certain women (11/24/2014)

Does soy in the diet help with hot flashes? It does, but only for women whose bodies can produce the soy metabolite equol, reports a study of American women just published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. ...> Full Article



Dietary flavanols reverse age-related memory decline (11/2/2014)

Dietary flavanols reverse age-related memory declineDietary cocoa flavanols -- naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa -- reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by Columbia University Medical Center scientists. ...> Full Article


Seniors run for the suburbs in their golden years (10/22/2014)

In a study recently published in the Journal of Transport Geography, Concordia University researcher Zachary Patterson uses census data to map seniors' moving habits. What emerges is a clear pattern: individuals over the age of 65 have been increasingly moving to the suburbs. ...> Full Article



Active aging is much more than exercise (10/14/2014)

Active aging is much more than exerciseThe global population is aging rapidly, and the growing numbers of elderly challenge our societal structures, not least the health sector, which is why authorities encourage the elderly to lead active and healthy life styles. But to equate active aging strictly with health is too narrow a focus, new research from University of Copenhagen shows; the elderly can reap many benefits from activities that do not necessarily conform to official life style recommendations -- billiards for instance. ...> Full Article


Longitudinal report shows challenging reality of ageing with an intellectual disability (10/7/2014)

A new report launched today by the Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing conducted by academics from the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, has highlighted the serious, complex and unique health and social challenges facing Ireland's intellectual disability population. ...> Full Article


Third of countries struggling to meet the needs of aging population (10/6/2014)

People around the world are living longer, but social policies to support their wellbeing in later life are lagging behind in many countries. This is according a new report by HelpAge International, developed in partnership with the University of Southampton. ...> Full Article


Project to develop depression care for older adults (10/5/2014)

UC Davis and the University of Washington are implementing a project to develop innovative new models of care for depression in older adults through a $2.5 million grant from the California-based Archstone Foundation, a private grant-making organization whose mission is to contribute toward the preparation of society in meeting the needs of an aging population. ...> Full Article


Nursing home care improves with culture change (8/29/2014)

Nursing homes that invest in 'culture change' can develop a more residential and less hospital-like feel. Culture change also allows residents and front-line care workers more of a say in how homes operate. A new study finds that the practice produces important benefits in quality of care, but only when the changes are implemented extensively. ...> Full Article


NIH, PCORI announce major award to prevent falls injuries in older people (6/9/2014)

The National Institutes of Health and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) have joined to support a clinical trial to test individually tailored interventions to prevent fall-related injuries. The award, made by the National Institute on Aging of the NIH and funded by PCORI as part of the Falls Injuries Prevention Partnership of the two organizations, is expected to total some $30 million over the five-year project. ...> Full Article


Can Tai Chi slow the aging process? (6/4/2014)

Evaluating the potential life-lengthening effect of Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese exercise, researchers conducted a year-long study comparing rejuvenating and anti-aging effects among three groups of young volunteers engaged in Tai Chi, brisk walking, or no exercise. The group performing Tai Chi saw a rise in their CD34+ cells, important to a number of the body's functions and structures. Researchers speculate that Tai Chi may have boosted vasodilation and increased blood flow for that group. ...> Full Article



Cost-saving, coordinated brain care model for older adults attracting nationwide interest (5/22/2014)

Cost-saving, coordinated brain care model for older adults attracting nationwide interestThe Center for Health Innovation & Implementation Science's population health management program is working to redesign care of older adults with goal of health improvement at lower cost. In a study published in the April 2014 issue of the journal Health Affairs, the ABC model was shown to generate an annual net cost savings of up to $2,856 per patient. ...> Full Article


Study shows dementia patients benefit from holistic exercise program (5/20/2014)

While dementia patients can often suffer from depression and declining physical and mental ability, exercise has been shown to help improve both their physical and psychological wellbeing. Researchers at Teesside University in the UK investigated how combining cognitive activities and elements of yoga, tai chi, qigong and meditation with routine physical exercise affected dementia patients. They found that a holistic exercise program focusing on both mind and body can help improve quality of life for dementia patients. ...> Full Article


Regular exercise in middle age protects against muscle weakness later in life (12/21/2013)

A cross-sectional study by investigators from Tokyo University has found that exercising in middle age is a protective factor against sarcopenia and effective in maintaining muscle strength and physical performance. Sarcopenia is a disease associated with the aging process, resulting in loss of skeletal muscle mass and muscle strength and/or function in the elderly. The multiple adverse health outcomes include physical disability, poor quality of life and premature death. ...> Full Article



Exercise program in senior centers helps reduce pain and improve mobility of participants (11/8/2013)

Exercise program in senior centers helps reduce pain and improve mobility of participantsA study presented at the American Public Health Association annual meeting shows the benefits of an exercise program offered by Hospital for Special Surgery in senior centers in New York City's Chinatown and in Flushing, Queens. ...> Full Article


Oregon researchers say supplement cuts muscle loss in knee replacements (11/5/2013)

Oregon researchers say supplement cuts muscle loss in knee replacementsTwenty grams of essential amino acids taken twice daily for a week before and for two weeks after knee-replacement surgeries helped 16 patients, mean age 69, recover faster and with much less muscle atrophy than a control group ingesting a placebo. ...> Full Article


3 new centers to focus on enhanced geriatric social work training (11/3/2013)

The Hartford/GSA National Center on Gerontological Social Work Excellence has named Hunter College, the University of Southern California, and the University of Washington as the newest locations of Hartford Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work. Among these centers' many activities, they will focus on building relationships with local health and social service professionals, and form regional consortia of social work field agencies serving older adults to support skill-building opportunities for personnel. ...> Full Article


In Europe 3.5 million new fragility fractures occur annually, shows data published today (10/24/2013)

A new report published today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation warns that as a result of aging populations health care providers will be faced with an avalanche of fractures and rising costs. Approximately 22 million women and 5.5 million men in 27 member states of the European Union, have osteoporosis; the total burden is expected to increase to 33.9 million (increase of 23 percent) by 2025. ...> Full Article


Having a stroke may shave nearly 3 out of 5 quality years off your life (10/22/2013)

Stroke treatments and prevention to improve quality of life for people who experience a stroke is poorer than researchers hoped, with stroke still taking nearly three out of five quality years off a person's life, according to a new study published in the Oct. 9, 2013, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Researchers say the findings leave considerable room for improvement in stroke treatment. ...> Full Article


Meals for more seniors could save some states money (10/17/2013)

Meals for more seniors could save some states moneyExpanding programs like Meals on Wheels, because they help some Medicaid-receiving seniors stay out of nursing homes, would save 26 of 48 states money, in addition to allowing more seniors to stay in their own homes, according to a new study in Health Affairs. ...> Full Article


Olympians say poor oral health is impairing performance (10/7/2013)

Many of the elite sportsmen and women who competed at the London 2012 Olympic Games had poor levels of oral health similar to those experienced by the most disadvantaged populations. 18 per cent of athletes surveyed said their oral health was having a negative impact on their performance. The research, which was led by Professor Ian Needleman at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute, is published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. ...> Full Article


World Alzheimer Report 2013 (9/28/2013)

The World Alzheimer Report 2013 'Journey of Caring: An analysis of long-term care for dementia', released today, calls for governments around the world to make dementia a priority by implementing national plans, and by initiating urgent national debates on future arrangements for long-term care. ...> Full Article


Americans living longer, more healthy lives (9/16/2013)

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found that the average 25-year-old American today can look forward to 2.4 more years of a healthy life than 20 years ago while a 65-year-old today has gained 1.7 years. ...> Full Article


Analysis: Provider-initiated solutions improve quality of care in nursing homes (9/14/2013)

Analysis: Provider-initiated solutions improve quality of care in nursing homesA new study from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University Center for Aging Research has found that nursing home care improves in critical areas -- including falls, quality of life and rehospitalizations -- when state government and nursing homes collaborate in a performance-based incentive program that promotes local solutions to local problems. ...> Full Article


Better management of free time ensures happier retirement (8/24/2013)

Retirees should be masters of their own destiny, and actively manage and plan their free time to ensure a happy and fulfilling retirement. This is the advice from a study published in Springer's journal Applied Research in Quality of Life. The study found that the effective management of free time has a far greater impact on a retiree's quality of life than the amount of time the person actually has available for leisure activities. ...> Full Article


Living longer, living healthier (8/1/2013)

Based on data collected between 1991 and 2009 from almost 90,000 individuals who responded to the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey, David Cutler, the Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, says that, even as life expectancy has increased over the past two decades, people have become increasingly healthier later in life ...> Full Article


Paradox of aging: The older we get, the better we feel? (12/10/2012)

Aging has been viewed as a period of progressive decline in physical, cognitive and psychosocial functioning, and is viewed by many as the "number one public health problem" facing Americans today. This negative view of aging contrasts with results of a comprehensive study of 1,006 older adults in San Diego by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Stanford University. ...> Full Article


Dignity, sense of control keys to quality of life for disabled elderly, study finds (2/13/2012)

Dignity, sense of control keys to quality of life for disabled elderly, study findsQuality of life for disabled elderly people is most closely tied to two factors: a sense of dignity and a sense of control, according to a study by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco. ...> Full Article


Older people are happier in Brazil and South Africa (10/5/2011)

Contrary to belief, older people in South Africa and Brazil become happier as they age. New research suggests that, with the right policies in place, a developing country can significantly improve the well-being of its older citizens. ...> Full Article

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