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TechTalk: Brain-training audiogame helps those with hearing loss-6137

TechTalk: Brain-training audiogame helps those with hearing loss

Older adults with hearing loss can triple their understanding of words in noisy situations by training on a specially designed audiogame, according to researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear in Boston.

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Emotional wellness

Does mindfulness really work?-6135

Does mindfulness really work?

Mindfulness has gone from being a "fringe topic" to being an occasional replacement for psychotherapy, a tool for corporate well-being, a widely implemented educational practice, and 'key to building more resilient soldiers,'"according to a team of international researchers.

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Trends

HIV rates increasing among older adults-6131

HIV rates increasing among older adults

More than 54,000 new HIV diagnoses were reported in adults 50 and older from 2004 through 2015, with significant increases among both men (annual average change, 2.2%) and women (1.3%), according to researchers in Europe.

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Trends

TechTalk: Automation in daily life: worry and enthusiasm-6128

TechTalk: Automation in daily life: worry and enthusiasm

Although many people are worried about new developments in automation, some are enthusiastic about at least two trends that relate to older adults, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center.

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Technology

Older adults apt to disclose suicidal thoughts: listen and act-6127

Older adults apt to disclose suicidal thoughts: listen and act

Suicide among older adults is a growing public health issue, yet a new study shows that 23% of individuals aged 50 and older who died by suicide had disclosed their suicide intent, meaning there may have been time to intervene.

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Health promotion

Poor sleep not a normal part of aging-6124

Poor sleep not a normal part of aging

Sleep doesn't come easily for nearly half of older adults in the US, and more than a third have resorted to medication to help them doze off at night, according to the latest national poll on healthy aging, which surveyed 1,065 people ages 65 to 80.

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Sleep

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