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To Head Off Late-Life Depression, Check Your Hearing

The greater the hearing loss, the greater the risk of having depressive symptoms, according to a new study.

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Northeast Medicaid Issues: Expansion & Mental Health

Over the years, the issue of inadequate mental health services for older people has not changed much.

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4 Tech Tasks To Keep Your Parents Safer Online

All of us are vulnerable to fraud. But the ways some older people use technology can put them at higher risk. 

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Safety Tips: Prepare Your Home For Elderly Holiday Guests

In the midst of wrapping presents, stuffing stockings and shopping for family holiday dinners, hosts also need to make sure their home is safe for elderly guests.

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Loneliness Is a Serious Health Issue

More and more people, particularly older adults, are grappling with loneliness year-round.

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A customer uses an Apple Inc. Watch Series 4 smartwatch during a sales launch at a store in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The iPhone XS is up to $200 more expensive than last years already pricey iPhone X and represents one of the smallest advances in the product lines history. But that means little to the Apple Inc. faithful or those seeking to upgrade their older iPhone. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In Grandma’s Stocking: Apple Watch Monitors Falls, Tracks Heart

If a fall is detected, the watch sends its wearer a notification. If the wearer doesn’t respond within a minute by tapping a button on the watch to deactivate this signal, emergency services will be alerted that the wearer needs help.

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