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Elderly Readmitted With Same Infections They Took Home

Patients discharged home or to home care were more likely to return with a linked infection than those discharged to skilled nursing homes. 

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One In 10 Older Adults Currently Binge Drinks

Binge drinking is a risky behavior, particularly for older adults due to aging-related physical changes and the likelihood of having chronic health issues. 

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Older Americans Rate Their Health As Good Or Excellent

A common myth about aging is that older adults are burdened by illness and feel lousy much of the time.

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Daily Steps May Mean Longer Life For Older Women

Older women who get in enough steps each day to walk the equivalent of about two miles might still live longer than their less active counterparts

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Aging: The Natural Stress Reliever For Many Women

While some research suggests that midlife is a dissatisfying time for women, other studies show that women report feeling less stressed and enjoy a higher quality of life during this period. 

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One Man’s Sad Story: Foreclosure Rate High Among Older Americans

My friend Bob is 73 years old. He lives alone with his dog Moxie in a small town in Western Massachusetts. For all his adult life, Bob has worked as a builder and carpenter.

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