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Older People Left Out As UN Speeches Repeatedly Invoke Young

One after another, the world’s presidents and prime ministers came to warn of their countries’ trials and tout their triumphs. But one of the biggest issues in either column was mostly left out.

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Britain’s Hard Lessons From Handing Elder Care Over To Private Equity

A little over a decade ago, Four Seasons Health Care was among the largest long-term care home companies in Britain, operating 500 sites with 20,000 residents and more than 60 specialist centers.

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What We Do While We Sit Affects Dementia Risk

Adults aged 60 and older who sit for long periods watching TV or other such passive, sedentary behaviors may be at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study by USC and University of Arizona researchers.

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Online Chair Yoga Beneficial For Isolated Older Adults With Dementia

Dementia doesn’t just involve cognitive decline, it also results in deteriorating physical function. Chair yoga offers a safe, effective and evidence-based physical option.

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Cognitive Rehab May Help Older Adults Clear Covid-Related Brain Fog

Eight months after falling ill with covid-19, the 73-year-old woman couldn’t remember what her husband had told her a few hours before. She would forget to remove laundry from the dryer at the end of the cycle.

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Loneliness Associated With Memory Loss

Prolonged loneliness in adults over 65 may be an important risk factor for accelerated memory aging, according to a new study.

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