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New report highlights concerns of LGBT older adults-6448

New report highlights concerns of LGBT older adults

In conjunction with May as Older Americans Month and the upcoming Pride Month in June, Pride Action Tank, a project of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, hosted a press conference on May 21, 2018 to announce its final report for "OUTAging: Summit on Our Possibilities" and its launch of a collaborative campaign to respond to concerns and recommendations raised by LGBT older adults, service providers, and stakeholders during its recent summit.

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Emotional wellness

Perceived socioeconomic status affects how old you feel-6444

Perceived socioeconomic status affects how old you feel

How older adults perceive their socioeconomic status (not their actual socioeconomic status) influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.

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Emotional wellness

How much exercise is needed to improve cognitive function?-6442

How much exercise is needed to improve cognitive function?

People with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who exercise an average of at least 52 hours over about six months for about an hour each session may improve their thinking skills, according to a new review of the literature.

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Research

Stats: 85% of PCPs can't deal with complex health conditions-6439

Stats: 85% of PCPs can't deal with complex health conditions

Physicians lack the time and tools to uncover "hidden" risks in patients with chronic conditions, according to a survey of US primary care physicians (PCPs) and patients 65 years and older who have multiple chronic conditions and are Medicare beneficiaries.

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Emotional wellness

New longevity economics report released on Capitol Hill-6436

New longevity economics report released on Capitol Hill

On May 10, the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) presented "Longevity Economics: Leveraging the Advantages of an Aging Society," to lawmakers at a briefing on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.

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Public policy

5 healthy habits may boost life expectancy by a decade-6433

5 healthy habits may boost life expectancy by a decade

Maintaining five healthy habits during adulthood -- eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking -- may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a recent analysis.

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Cardiovascular health

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