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Adult day centers improve participants' well-being-4289

Adult day centers improve participants' well-being

Structured interviews were conducted among 417 people who used adult day care centers and 402 individuals who did not.

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Gerontology

What will people do to extend their lives?-4286

What will people do to extend their lives?

Most people can expect to live longer than previous generations, a longevity trend that has made the concept of living to a very old age possible. The 90+ population in the United States is growing at a faster rate than younger ages in the 65+ age cohort (US Census), while centenarians (100 years old) in Canada have the second-highest growth rate of all age groups (Statistics Canada).
Will aging adults look to biomedicine to extend their lives?

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Gerontology

Positive relationships with grandchildren reduce depression-4283

Positive relationships with grandchildren reduce depression

Older adults aren’t always so happy living with youth under 18 (ICAA Research Review, [13]22, June 2013). However, if the younger person is an adult grandchild and the relationship is positive, a different story may be told.

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Gerontology

Older adults optimistic about the future-4256

Older adults optimistic about the future

With what feelings do older adults look to the future?

SURVEY: Telephone interviews were conducted with 2,007 US adults ages 60 and older, 1,000 people ages 18-59 and oversampled (extra) people ages 60+ with low incomes or three or more chronic conditions, and individuals 80 years and older.

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Gerontology

Older adults use two approaches for satisfaction with life-4234

Older adults use two approaches for satisfaction with life

The ability to control one’s environment is a desire among people as they age, and background in a new study explains that control is linked to life satisfaction. But, what happens when some of that control is no longer available?

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Gerontology

Centenarians chime in about healthy aging-4233

Centenarians chime in about healthy aging

When asked about their lives, 98% of 100 people at age 100 said staying mentally active was a secret to healthy aging, along with staying mobile and exercising (96%).

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