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After hospital visit, older adults overestimate functional abilities-5486

After hospital visit, older adults overestimate functional abilities

To determine if older adults who were treated in hospital emergency rooms could safely navigate once they returned home, they were asked to get out of bed, walk 10 feet, turn around and get back into bed.

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After retirement, meaning in life comes from many sources-5477

After retirement, meaning in life comes from many sources

An online survey was conducted among a panel of 1,927 adults in Canada.

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Older adults and professionals do not think alike-5467

Older adults and professionals do not think alike

In an interesting twist on the annual “United States of Aging Survey,” the poll was completed by professionals offering services for older adults, as well as older adults themselves. The results highlight the disconnect between older adults’ perceptions of their needs and those of professionals.

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Travel and social life fill the days of people newly retired-5465

Travel and social life fill the days of people newly retired

An online survey was conducted among 3,004 people in Great Britain. Almost all (94%) of the respondents who had retired in the prior year did not feel that they fit the image of a stereotypical retired person.

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Do ups and downs in life satisfaction impact longevity?-5388

Do ups and downs in life satisfaction impact longevity?

People who live longer tend to have great life satisfaction, report the authors of a new study. But, they wondered, what happens when satisfaction changes over time?

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Privacy and honesty most important to residents in long-term care-5376

Privacy and honesty most important to residents in long-term care

To discover what leads to quality of life among residents in long-term care residences in Canada, 928 residents were surveyed. Positive ratings of their quality of life were based on factors such as privacy during visits (76.9%)

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