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Wintermission Competition Accepting Applications to Help Improve Public Life in Winter

5 hours ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

8-80 Cities is accepting proposals for Wintermission project partners in three U.S. cities. The organization will support these partners to become national leaders in winter...
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MA Age-Friendly Efforts Highlighted at AARP Livable Communities Conference

5 hours ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

With nearly 40 cities and towns designated as Age-Friendly, as well as one of three statewide designations in the country, Massachusetts joined communities and organizations to...
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Dementia or something else? See which health conditions that are often mistaken for the degenerative disease

Dementia or something else? See which health conditions that are often mistaken for the degenerative disease

6 hours ago   |   Natural News

The Alzheimer's Association defines dementia as “a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life.” However, over 40...
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Senior surgeons, committees must oversee trainee education, involvement in surgical approaches

12 hours ago   |   Healio

In addition to ensuring our patients get the best, safest and most evidence-based treatment, senior orthopaedic surgeons have the duty to make sure the next generation of...
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Putting the wrong lens in during a cataract op is one of the NHS's most common surgical blunders

Putting the wrong lens in during a cataract op is one of the NHS's most common surgical blunders

13 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

A report by the UK's Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch found the wrong artificial lenses were put into patients' eyes 21 times in 2016/17, and urged the NHS to stop it...
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Using community choirs to boost well-being

14 hours ago   |   Medical News Today

Loneliness is a significant and growing problem. A recent study investigates the effect of belonging to a community choir on well-being in older adults.
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Interaction between immunity and gut bacteria influences aging

14 hours ago   |   Medical News Today

A disrupted immune system can upset gut bacteria in ways that can lead to cell damage and tissue changes associated with aging, study finds.
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Concomitant Use of AD Meds Tied to Faster Decline in Trials

14 hours ago   |   Medscape

The use of cholinesterase inhibitors or memantine must be accounted for in the design and analysis of Alzheimer's disease trial data to prevent erroneous conclusions...
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10 Vital Questions To Ask When You're Looking For The Right Aged Care Provider

10 Vital Questions To Ask When You're Looking For The Right Aged Care Provider

20 hours ago   |   Senior Health Memos

It all began with the tiny things that seemed so normal and trivial at first. The struggle to remember the procedure of a favorite recipe or the simple task of making tea...
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Chapman University wins additional $2.9 million NIH grant to study Alzheimer's disease

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Chapman University has been awarded an additional $2.9 million to study Alzheimer's disease, adding an existing $4 million in grant funding for the ongoing project.
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Dementia or something else? See which health conditions that are often...

Dementia or something else? See which health conditions that are often mistaken for the degenerative disease

The Alzheimer's Association defines dementia as “a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life.” However, over 40... Read more ...

Putting the wrong lens in during a cataract op is one of the NHS's most...

Putting the wrong lens in during a cataract op is one of the NHS's most common surgical blunders

A report by the UK's Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch found the wrong artificial lenses were put into patients' eyes 21 times in 2016/17, and urged the NHS to stop it... Read more ...

10 Vital Questions To Ask When You're Looking For The Right Aged Care Provider

10 Vital Questions To Ask When You're Looking For The Right Aged Care Provider

It all began with the tiny things that seemed so normal and trivial at first. The struggle to remember the procedure of a favorite recipe or the simple task of making tea... Read more ...

Surgical Menopause More Likely to Worsen Sleep Disorder

Surgical Menopause More Likely to Worsen Sleep Disorder

Women who underwent surgical menopause are more than twice likely to have sleep disorders such as insomnia and disrupted sleep, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Neurological damage linked to Alzheimer's may be repaired with dietary...

Neurological damage linked to Alzheimer's may be repaired with dietary supplementation

Is it really possible to mitigate and even reverse the damaging effects of Alzheimer's disease and dementia through simple dietary supplementation? According to new research... Read more ...

Study: Pycnogenol supplementation may help older men manage enlarged prostate

Study: Pycnogenol supplementation may help older men manage enlarged prostate

Researchers in Italy suggest that supplementation with French Maritime Pine extract may help manage benign prostatic hypertrophy, also known as enlarged prostate. Read more ...

Compounds to Protect Against Aging Diseases Like Alzheimer's

Compounds to Protect Against Aging Diseases Like Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's drug candidates called geroneuroprotectors were identified to have various anti-aging properties. Read more ...

Secondary Cataract: Lens Cells from Previous Cataract Surgery Could be a Cause

Secondary Cataract: Lens Cells from Previous Cataract Surgery Could be a Cause

Clouded natural lens cells left over from the first cataract surgery can lead to the formation of secondary cataract. In this disease, secondary scars start forming in the eye. Read more ...

MA Age-Friendly Efforts Highlighted at AARP Livable Communities Conference

With nearly 40 cities and towns designated as Age-Friendly, as well as one of three statewide designations in the country, Massachusetts joined communities and organizations to... Read more ...

Wintermission Competition Accepting Applications to Help Improve Public Life...

8-80 Cities is accepting proposals for Wintermission project partners in three U.S. cities. The organization will support these partners to become national leaders in winter... Read more ...