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Vision impairment prevalent among assisted living residents-3585

Vision impairment prevalent among assisted living residents

In 12 assisted living residences,144 people ages 60 years and older underwent a vision screening.

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When refrigerators stop, older adults unaware of food safety-3377

When refrigerators stop, older adults unaware of food safety

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Providers need education on foodborne illness-3376

Providers need education on foodborne illness

Each year, about 48 million people in the United States become sick, are hospitalized or die because of foodborne disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). According to background in a new study, older adults are at higher risk of foodborne illness because of sensory decline such as poor eyesight or dementia or a decreased sense of smell.

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Jury is out on cooling effect of fans-3287

Jury is out on cooling effect of fans

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Higher summer temperatures pose risk for older adults-3172

Higher summer temperatures pose risk for older adults

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Stats: Older drivers in automobile crashes-3076

Stats: Older drivers in automobile crashes

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