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Novartis, heart organizations launch CHF social networking platform

November 22, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Older adults with heart failure can use the platform to share experiences and resources with others and learn more about managing their condition.

Detecting dementia in the blink of an eye

November 21, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Is there a way to detect oncoming dementia at an earlier stage? Researchers at the University of Texas think the eyes have it.

MIND your diet

November 21, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Can your diet delay the onset of dementia? Researchers are finding that what you eat can be a key part of a brain-healthy lifestyle.

Atria Senior Living inspires curiosity through journaling

November 9, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Need a good read? This senior living chain thinks the most interesting story this year just might be your own.

CMS proposes new payment models for diabetes prevention and wellness

November 3, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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National Diabetes Awareness month takes on extra meaning as Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator of CMS, pushes for better diabetes care.

Sanjay Gupta on longevity

November 3, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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What's the secret to a long and healthy life? CNN's Chief Medical Officer Sanjay Gupta speaks on health, wellness and longevity at this week's LeadingAge Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.

How much does blood pressure matter?

October 25, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Older adults may reduce their risk of cardiovascular problems and stroke by taking an extra-aggressive approach to blood pressure management, says a NEJM study.

It’s Never 2 Late launches rehab therapy program

October 19, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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It’s Never 2 Late Rehab gives therapists discipline-specific content to help seniors get engaged, exercise more and improve clinical outcomes. 

Finances could affect cognition, aging process

October 12, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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New research suggests poverty and perceived hardship could lead to premature aging. 

Personality and perceptions of aging linked to depression

October 11, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A new study found that improving self-perceptions related to efficacy and aging in older adults can reduce signs of depression in older adults. 

A meal with a side of friendship

September 30, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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An outreach program dishes up healthy and tasty eats to help seniors get the nutrients they need and make meal time a not-to-be-missed social affair.  

Helping low-income seniors with disabilities age in place

September 29, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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New research suggests the key to helping dual-eligible seniors stay at home—and stay healthy—begins by speaking with, not to, seniors.

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