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Accentuate the positive to curb chronic disease risks-6105

Accentuate the positive to curb chronic disease risks

People who experience a wide range of positive emotions - dubbed "emodiversity" - seem to have lower levels of inflammation in their system, which may reduce their risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, according to a recent study conducted in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Positive view of aging may soften money worries-6083

Positive view of aging may soften money worries

People with low incomes, limited social networks and low levels of physical activity can be at a disadvantage as they age.

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Stereotypes of dementia flourish in social media-6055

Stereotypes of dementia flourish in social media

Using a new software developed to analyze comments on social media, researchers found that among private users of Twitter accounts, 51% of 31,150 tweets made thoughtless or demeaning statements about people with dementias and Alzheimer's disease.

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Drive and talk? Over half of 65+ do-6051

Drive and talk? Over half of 65+ do

A survey was answered anonymously by 397 people 65 years and older, 82% of whom owned a smartphone.

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Ageism has many consequences-6039

Ageism has many consequences

Ageist attitudes may increase a person's worry about dementia and could lead to discrimination in the workplace.

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How do older adults define successful aging?-5956

How do older adults define successful aging?

Successful aging has been described in a variety of ways by gerontologists and other professionals.

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