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Can chair yoga relieve osteoarthritis pain? A new randomized control study is the first to show that chair yoga can help to reduce pain in seniors with lower extremity osteoarthritis.
Medical News Today | Jan 15, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sedentary behavior raises dementia risk as much as genetic factors A new study finds the risk of dementia onset is just as high for sedentary older adults as it is for those with a genetic predisposition for the disease.
Medical News Today | Jan 15, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Musicians have faster reaction times New research demonstrates that musical training improves reaction time to auditory and tactile stimuli. The findings open the door to new types of therapy.
Medical News Today | Jan 14, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Just 45 minutes of exercise a week can benefit older adults with arthritis Meeting current exercise guidelines can be hard for older adults with arthritis, but a new study finds they need only meet a third of the recommendations.
Medical News Today | Jan 14, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Light exercise boosts older adults' brains Even minimal exercise of the body and mind may improve cognitive function in older adults, a new study suggests.
MSNBC | Apr 1, 2013 9:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 plea An elderly woman being cared for at a California retirement facility died following the refusal of a nurse at the facility to perform CPR on the woman after she collapsed, authorities said.
MSNBC | Mar 3, 2013 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After Superstorm Sandy, seniors forced to start over Displaced seniors are finding it particularly hard to adjust to life after Superstorm Sandy, which sent floodwaters surging through Breezy Point, New York.
MSNBC | Feb 3, 2013 10:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One aging brain cell can affect entire brain Brain cells may undergo aging in much the same way as skin cells do with one aging cell affecting many of its neighbors, a new study from England says.
MSNBC | Oct 25, 2012 6:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Worlds oldest woman celebrates her sweet 116th birthday On Sunday was happy sweet 116 for Georgia woman Besse Cooper as she became only the eighth person in the world and the fourth American ever to have been verified by Guinness World Records as having reached that age.
MSNBC | Aug 27, 2012 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Old drivers and 20-somethings equally dangerous Elderly drivers are no more likely to die on the road than those in their 20s, according to a UK study that looked at fatal road accidents over a 20-year period.
MSNBC | Aug 24, 2012 5:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend