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TechTalk: Visually impaired navigate VR with a cane simulation-6280

TechTalk: Visually impaired navigate VR with a cane simulation

A team of engineers from Microsoft, Cornell University, and the University of Washington have developed the "Canetroller," a device that enables blind or vision-impaired individuals to navigate virtual reality (VR) environments using a simulated white cane.

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Risky sedatives still being prescribed to adults 65+-6278

Risky sedatives still being prescribed to adults 65+

Efforts to discourage benzodiazepine use in adults over age 65 in the US, Canada and Australia are working, but many prescriptions are still being written, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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Boosting social interaction improves dementia-related behaviors-6275

Boosting social interaction improves dementia-related behaviors

Increasing the amount of social interaction for people in dementia care by just one hour per week improves their quality of life and reduces agitation and aggression when combined with personalized care, according to a recent study.

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Dementia caregivers face challenges, benefits-6146

Dementia caregivers face challenges, benefits

The strain of providing care for someone with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia comes through in the latest results from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, with 78% saying caregiving was stressful.

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Older adults want to participate in medical decisions-6144

Older adults want to participate in medical decisions

Most older adults in the US prefer to actively participate in making decisions regarding their health care, according to a study published in the Annals of Family Medicine.

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TechTalk: Brain-training audiogame helps those with hearing loss-6137

TechTalk: Brain-training audiogame helps those with hearing loss

Older adults with hearing loss can triple their understanding of words in noisy situations by training on a specially designed audiogame, according to researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear in Boston.

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