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Flu shots urged for socially active older women-6261

Flu shots urged for socially active older women

Flu shots may be particularly important for older women who are socially active, researchers in Japan suggest. Researchers analyzed data from more than 12,200 men and women over age 65 and looked at the association between flu infection and participation in volunteer groups, sports groups, leisure activity groups, seniors centers, neighborhood associations and other social and/or educational groups.

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Stats: 55% of silent generation want walkable communities-6194

Stats: 55% of silent generation want walkable communities

Millennials and the Silent Generation now have something in common, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

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Older adults apt to disclose suicidal thoughts: listen and act-6127

Older adults apt to disclose suicidal thoughts: listen and act

Suicide among older adults is a growing public health issue, yet a new study shows that 23% of individuals aged 50 and older who died by suicide had disclosed their suicide intent, meaning there may have been time to intervene.

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Double the intake of fruits and veggies to prevent disease-5980

Double the intake of fruits and veggies to prevent disease

The slogan "Five a Day" reminds everyone to eat five servings, or portions, each day of fruit and vegetables because these foods provide important nutrients.

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In their sixties, too much sedentary time-5960

In their sixties, too much sedentary time

The health disadvantages of too much sedentary time have been documented in multiple studies, with many more appearing in recent years.

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Social life helps maintain daily activities-5941

Social life helps maintain daily activities

Instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), such as shopping, housekeeping and managing money, are those that people perform to remain living independently (American Psychological Association).

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