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Healthy lifestyle smartphone app slows artery aging

"Using a healthy lifestyle smartphone application (app) helps to slow artery ageing, according to results from the EVIDENT II trial presented today at EuroHeartCare 2018, the European Society of Cardiology's annual nursing congress.1"

Trilogy® by Shea Homes® earns coveted Gold Nugget honors

"Two Trilogy® Communities head to the Pacific Coast Builder Conference Awards for a chance at the grand award"

Weight changes associated with reduced bone strength

"Researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife's Institute for Aging Research, Boston University, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and University of Calgary have found evidence that weight loss can result in worsening bone density, bone architecture and bone strength."

Civitas Senior Living incorporates MyndVR for cognitive wellness

"Virtual Reality solutions supports active aging and enriches the senior living experience"

Minto Communities, Margaritaville Holdings and The St. Joe Company announce plans for the next LATITUDE MARGARITAVILLE location in the panhandle of Florida

"Master developer Minto Communities USA, global lifestyle brand Margaritaville Holdings and The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) St. Joe have combined their resources to pursue the development of a new LATITUDE MARGARITAVILLE active adult community in Florida's Panhandle region to be located in Bay County near Panama City Beach and the scenic 30A corridor."

Minto Communities announces new Latitude Margaritaville Division

"Geographic diversification and growing business model prompt promotions and appointments"

Depression speeds up brain aging, find psychologists

"Psychologists at the University of Sussex have found a link between depression and an acceleration of the rate at which the brain ages"

Healthy aging research at UBC expands with $24-million gift

"Donation to faculty of medicine will expand research aimed at helping people live longer and enjoy a better quality of life in their later years."

Improving heart health could prevent frailty in old age

"New research shows that older people with very low heart disease risks also have very little frailty, raising the possibility that frailty could be prevented. "

Exercise beats genetics in determining amount of body fat

"New study based on Women's Health Initiative data shows effect of physical activity on reducing genetic predisposition to obesity; demonstrates importance of healthy behaviors in older women "

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