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How Should California Address Needs Of Aging Population?

By 2030, an estimated 1 in 5 Californians will be 65 or older, representing a segment of the population growing faster than working-age Californians.

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How and Why Resistance Training Critical for Older Adults

For many older adults, resistance training may not be part of their daily routine, but a new position statement suggests it is vital to improving their health and longevity.

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Retiring Abroad? Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well

When Karen Schirack, 67, slipped on her way into her house in January and broke her left femur in multiple places, she had a decision to make.

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Five Tips For Improving The Health Of Men

Men are far more likely to skip routine health screens than women.

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Arthritis And Exercise: Physical Activity Helps

More than 50 million U.S. adults have arthritis. Many experience severe joint pain and, likely because of their pain, don’t do much exercising if at all.

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Older Americans Rate Their Health As Good Or Excellent

A common myth about aging is that older adults are burdened by illness and feel lousy much of the time.

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