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Zombie Cells Central To The Quest For Active, Vital Old Age

In an unfinished part of his basement, 95-year-old Richard Soller zips around a makeshift track encircling boxes full of medals he’s won for track and field and long-distance running. 

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We Need More Than Clichés Like ‘Exercise Is Good For You’ To Stay Active

More than 80 percent of adults in the United States fail to meet the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans,” which recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week.

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What Helps Prevent Dementia? Try Exercise, Not Vitamin Pills

If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, guidelines for preventing dementia advise.

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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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Pickleball Anyone? Sport’s Popularity Surges, Health Benefits Abound

It’s just after 8 a.m. at the University Fitness Center on the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center campus, and a familiar thock-thock-thock sound is coming from the basketball court.

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Prediabetes Diagnosis, No Reason To Fret: Just Eat Better, Exercise

Almost half of older adults ,more than 26 million people 65 and older, have prediabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. How concerned should they be?

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