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Sedentary living may age cells, but exercise helps-5944

Sedentary living may age cells, but exercise helps

A group of 1,481 women, ages 64 to 95, completed questionnaires and wore an accelerometer on their right hips for seven consecutive days during waking and sleeping hours to track their movements.

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Each year of age makes it harder to find a job-5399

Each year of age makes it harder to find a job

Older adults are being encouraged to work longer to improve their finances, among other reasons. However, after losing a job, getting another one may not be easy.

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Older population increases, but younger cohort is larger-5394

Older population increases, but younger cohort is larger

An estimated 46.2 million people in the United States were ages 65 and older in 2014. The highest percentage of 65+ residents was in Florida.

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Stats watch: two new reports profile midlife and older adults-5374

Stats watch: two new reports profile midlife and older adults

The current editions of two compendiums of statistics, “Profile of Older Americans 2014” and “Health, United States, 2014” (with a special section on people ages 55-64 years), have been released. Both publications collect data from a number of federal surveys and bureaus. One group of numbers details the chronic conditions prevalent at older ages, many of which are related to lifestyle.

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Falls most common injury among older adults-5333

Falls most common injury among older adults

Among US adults 65 years and older, unintentional injuries accounted for 85% of all deaths (2012-2013), and of these, 55% resulted from falls.

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Diet, exercise, brain training and health monitoring combine to slow cognitive decline-5291

Diet, exercise, brain training and health monitoring combine to slow cognitive decline

Individual risk factors for cognitive decline have been publicized, but each factor often isolates a single type of risk. What would happen if multiple risk factors were targeted in a comprehensive program?

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