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Mental Health And Sleep Worsened During The Pandemic For Older Adults

Nearly one in five older adults say their mental health has gotten worse since the pandemic began in March 2020, and an equal   percentage say their sleep has suffered in that time too.

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Omega-3 Supplements Do Double Duty In Protecting Against Stress

A high daily dose of an omega-3 supplement may help slow the effects of aging by suppressing damage and boosting protection at the cellular level during and after a stressful event. 

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How Laughter Can Help Your Heart

If the past six months of quarantines, social distancing and unrelenting Covid-19 news coverage has left you feeling stressed and worried, you’re not alone. A recent nationwide survey found that a majority of the respondents are experiencing emotional distress during the pandemic.

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Depression: Downward Spiral For Caregivers Of Newly Diagnosed Dementia Patients

Caring for a partner or spouse with a new diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or related dementia is associated with a 30 percent increase in depression, compared to older adults who don’t have a spouse with dementia.

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Art Ballard loads a 25-pound plate onto the leg press. “At my age, the best thing you can do is find a routine.”

Gym Helps 91-Year-Old Battle Isolation

Most mornings, like clockwork, you could find Art Ballard pumping iron. At least five days a week, he drove to Foothill Gym, where he beat on the punching bag, rode a stationary bike and worked his abs.

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Depression And Loneliness During COVID-19

Americans experienced more depression and loneliness during the early COVID-19 pandemic.

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