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Preventing dementia and disability: the association of modifiable risk factors such as financial strain and low income with incidence of dementia and disability in older adults in the U.S.
As the world faces another economic recession, we must support individuals experiencing financial challenges. A study published… Read more »
Many people live independently at home well into old age. As they age, they may experience a range of limitations that result in… Read more »
Memory decline and depression in older adults: Is it a chicken and egg question or can we identify a directional relationship?
Older adults often report memory problems even when cognitive testing is normal. A new analysis in BMC Geriatrics shows that… Read more »
How can we sustain family carers’ capacity to care? What carers need and how technology can help provide it
Much of the work of caring for the growing population of older adults is done by family members who often find themselves in the… Read more »
With another month of cutting edge, high impact research, we look back on just a few highlights from articles published across the… Read more »
The aging-simulation experience: an innovative educational training to enhance health professionals’ empathy towards older patients
Many health professionals are not sufficiently aware of age-related difficulties experienced by older patients and traditional… Read more »
Both exercise and mindfulness practice have been shown to have a myriad of health benefits for older adults, but less is know… Read more »
“It made me aware falls can happen”: responses of older adults to tailored audio-visual fall prevention messages
A recent qualitative study published in BMC Geriatrics has shown that falls-prevention promotion messages for older people need to… Read more »