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benefits

While Inflation Takes A Toll On Older Americans, Billions of Dollars In Benefits Go Unused

Millions of older adults are having trouble making ends meet, especially during these inflationary times. Yet many don’t realize help is available, and some notable programs that offer financial assistance are underused.

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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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Economic Insecurity: Anxious Older Adults Try to Cope With Limited Budgets

Economic insecurity is upending the lives of millions of older adults as soaring housing costs and inflation diminish the value of fixed incomes.

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Pharma, drug

New Prescription Drug Pricing Law Brings “Substantial” Reform

On Aug. 16, President Joe Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which rose from the ashes of the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), a bill that failed to pass in 2021 after it could not gather enough support in the Senate.

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dementia

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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