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Improved physical function improves employment and income-3611

Improved physical function improves employment and income

Data including 185,829 adults participating in the National Health Interview Survey (2004-2010) was combined into a physical function index based on limitations in physical activities such as walking, sitting, standing, climbing and carrying objects.

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Why work? In the US, it's for health insurance-3552

Why work? In the US, it's for health insurance

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More people 65+ are working-3529

More people 65+ are working

In the United States, the rate of women and men ages 65 and older participating in the labor force has been increasing for the past 20 years, according to results from the federal American Community Survey. The number of women who are working is a driving force behind this trend.

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Even regular exercisers sit too much-3460

Even regular exercisers sit too much

In 2011 when the American College of Sports Medicine updated its exercise guidelines (MSSE, 43(7) July 2011), the writing committee added that sedentary behavior—sitting for long periods of time—is distinct from physical activity and may be an independent health risk factor that is not moderated by physical activity. A new study compared the amount of time spent in sedentary activities to the time spent in physical activity.

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What do employee want in a wellness program?-3419

What do employee want in a wellness program?

According to the recent ICAA Wellness Industry Development Survey 2012, nearly two-thirds (64%) of 554 organizations offer employee wellness programs. Employee programs were most frequently found in CCRCs, independent and assisted living communities, and parks and recreation. What do employees look for in programs? An unrelated survey of workers in the business world sought to find out.

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Employers fear health challenges follow rising age of workforce-3391

Employers fear health challenges follow rising age of workforce

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