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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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Adults Find Paying Jobs Through Federal Program

They call her “Miss Sharon.” For nearly a year, she has worked at Changes City Spa in Ghent, where she spends much of her time doing laundry among other things.

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Aspirin Found Not To Prolong Healthy Aging

In the total study population, treatment with 100 mg of low-dose aspirin per day did not affect survival free of dementia or disability.

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Opioids & Older Adults: Poll Supports Prescribing Limits, Better Counseling

Nearly a third of older adults have received a prescription for an opioid pain medicine in the past two years, but many of them didn’t get enough counseling about the risks.

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More Than Senior Moments: Better Dementia Detection Is Urged

Too few people with signs of mental decline or dementia are getting checked during routine medical visits or told when a problem is found, says a panel of Alzheimer’s disease expert.

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Recreational marijuana use on the rise among over 50 set

There is a common misperception that widespread marijuana use is limited to younger generations. However, the baby boomer generation has reported higher rates of substance use than any preceding generation.

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