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Topic- Emotional wellness

 

Accentuate the positive to curb chronic disease risks-6088

Accentuate the positive to curb chronic disease risks

People who experience a wide range of positive emotions - dubbed "emodiversity" - seem to have lower levels of inflammation in their system, which may reduce their risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, according to a recent study conducted in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Feeling in control maintains social activity-6077

Feeling in control maintains social activity

Functional limitations may interfere with a person's social activity, which in turn can lead to additional health issues and decline over time.

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Lonely or not, older adults benefit from social connections-6040

Lonely or not, older adults benefit from social connections

Both the subjective experience of loneliness (how people feel) and the objective measures of isolation, such as size of social network and access to resources, are important despite their differences, point out the authors of a new report.

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Exercise relieves depression for people with dementia-6023

Exercise relieves depression for people with dementia

While living at one of eight long-term care homes in Taiwan, 150 resident volunteers with dementia who used wheelchairs were assigned to an exercise group or a control group.

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For women, exercise lifts quality of life-5958

For women, exercise lifts quality of life

As women age and move through the physical changes of menopause, they may experience weight gain, difficulty sleeping, mood changes and sleep difficulties (Menopause Society).

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Life review can relieve depression-5954

Life review can relieve depression

A meta-analysis of 11 randomized controlled trials and controlled clinical trials that related participation in life review interventions to the quality of life among older adults was conducted.

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