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  • Study: Humans Have Ability to Regenerate Cartilage
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    - 3 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 8:00pm -
  • Feds Update Star Ratings for Medicare Advantage, Part D
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    - 3 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 8:00pm -
  • Medicare Eligibility, Open Enrollment, Benefits and more
    Missing deadlines, delaying enrollment or choosing the wrong plans can cost you money ... Becoming ‘dual eligible’ can provide some financial relief for those with low income ... Members get $3 off...
    - 3 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 8:00pm -
  • What You Need to Know About Vaping
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    - 3 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 8:00pm -
  • Loss of Income in Middle Age Raises Heart Risks
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    - 5 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 8:00pm -
  • Essential Tips for a Safe and Enjoyable Hike
    What you should know before hitting the trail alone, with a friend or with a pet ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The provider’s terms, conditions ...
    - 5 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 8:00pm -
  • What You Need to Know to Navigate Medicare
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    - 5 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 8:00pm -
  • Healthy Living – Fitness, Nutrition, Wellness – AARP
    Is this plant-based alternative healthier than beef? ... Exposure to lighting, exercising and doing right by your body clock ... Sit less to keep the weight off … ... Research shows health benefits...
    - 6 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 8:00pm -
  • News on Medicare Insurance, Healthy Living, Brain Health
    From 'liquid biopsies' to precision medicine to immunology, advances to benefit older patients ... Consider how this new medical coverage will fit into your life, your finances and your health care...
    - 6 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 8:00pm -
  • Short Sleeping Compounds Risks for Some Conditions
    A new study shows how less than 6 hours can raise heart attack, stroke and cancer risk ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The provider’s terms, condi...
    - 7 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 8:00pm -

Journal of Aging Health: Recent Issues

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    Medical News Today: Seniors / Aging

    • Exercise especially important for older people with heart disease
      A study on the effect of exercise on older adults in physical rehabilitation shows that those with the greatest impairment at baseline benefited the most.
      - 2 days ago, 13 Oct 19, 3:00am -
    • Slow walking speed in midlife linked with faster aging
      A new study finds that a slow walking speed at the age of 45 correlates with premature cognitive and physical aging, and that slow gait may predict aging.
      - 3 days ago, 12 Oct 19, 6:00am -
    • Aging and cancer: A surprising two way relationship
      Although aging is the greatest risk factor for cancer, a recent study demonstrates how aging cells might, paradoxically, hinder cancer progression.
      - 11 days ago, 4 Oct 19, 6:00am -
    • What to know about sagging testicles
      As a normal part of aging, the scrotum loses elasticity, and the skin starts to sag. Some medical conditions can also cause the skin to appear saggy. Learn more about saggy balls and how to treat them here.
      - 11 days ago, 4 Oct 19, 5:00am -
    • 6 ways to tighten loose skin
      There are many causes of loose, sagging skin, including aging, rapid weight loss, and pregnancy. Learn about ways to prevent and tighten loose skin here.
      - 12 days ago, 3 Oct 19, 2:00am -
    • 95% of people think they could develop dementia with age
      A large scale global study from ADI and the London School of Economics and Political Science examines the attitudes of people toward dementia.
      - 15 days ago, 30 Sep 19, 3:00am -
    • Everything you need to know about pebble poop
      Pebble poop is small, pellet-like stool, and it is usually a sign of constipation. In this article, learn about the possible causes, as well as treatments and home remedies.
      - 20 days ago, 24 Sep 19, 10:00pm -
    • Financial hardship may accelerate aging
      What is the impact of poverty on the process of biological aging? New research investigates, zooming in on the effect of 4 years of economic hardship.
      - 23 days ago, 22 Sep 19, 6:00am -
    • How 'exergaming' can help people with Parkinson's
      New research investigates the benefits of an at-home computer game exercising program for people living with Parkinson's disease.
      - 23 days ago, 22 Sep 19, 3:00am -
    • Can exercise slow down Alzheimer's?
      A new proof-of-concept study finds that people with Alzheimer's biomarkers in the brain who exercise frequently experience slower deterioration.
      - 26 days ago, 19 Sep 19, 3:00am -

    New York Times: The New Old Age

    • A New Direction
      The blog is ending, but our coverage of caregiving and aging is not. The New Old Age will run as a twice-monthly column by Paula Span on nytimes.com and frequently in Science Times.
      - 9 Jan 15, 3:27pm -
    • Remembering the Lost
      At many nursing homes and assisted living places, a resident's passing may be hardly noted.
      - 7 Jan 15, 12:21pm -
    • The Future, Revisited
      Circumstances had changed, and all these documents needed to change, too.
      - 29 Dec 14, 5:00am -
    • Diabetes Prevention That Works
      Lifestyle modification prevents Type 2 diabetes even more effectively in the elderly than in middle-aged patients.
      - 26 Dec 14, 3:22pm -
    • Dementia, but Prettier
      Julianne Moore gives a wonderful performance in "Still Alice," but the film skirts the truth about dementia.
      - 19 Dec 14, 12:06pm -
    • Questionable Remedies for Eye Disease
      Supplements claiming to prevent age-related macular degeneration often don't contain enough, or any, of the ingredients shown to help, a researcher warns.
      - 17 Dec 14, 1:35pm -
    • U.S. Health Care Lags Worldwide for Those Over 65
      The United States still has mortifying lapses and problems, despite spending more on health care than any country in the world, a new Commonwealth Fund report reveals.
      - 12 Dec 14, 9:41am -
    • Unmet Needs Continue to Pile Up
      When someone is spending $3,500 or more a month for assisted living, are there fewer activities the resident can’t manage?
      - 9 Dec 14, 4:48pm -
    • A Focus on the Heart for Older Patients
      The first geriatric cardiology clinic in New York opened at N.Y.U. Langone Medical Center in August. It’s different.
      - 4 Dec 14, 1:45pm -
    • Part D for Drug Coverage — and Drudgery
      Like doing our taxes, signing up for Medicare Part D, the insurance program for drug coverage, takes days out of our lives and leaves us sitting in a heap of papers with a splitting headache.
      - 1 Dec 14, 5:21pm -

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