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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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At 90+, nonagenarians maintain their abilities-4232

At 90+, nonagenarians maintain their abilities

As the age of the global population rises, so does the concern about the number of people who may be very frail. Curious about the status of the very old, a team of researchers decided to explore the lives of people in their nineties.

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Younger boomers look ahead to health worries-4206

Younger boomers look ahead to health worries

In Canada, 70% of boomers ages 50-59 who were still working said that changes to their health was the biggest challenge they expected to face during retirement. Men were more concerned than women

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At 100 years old, active aging is the rule-4113

At 100 years old, active aging is the rule

The term “active aging” means staying involved in life, and the seven dimensions of wellness are a framework to support that purpose. Staying active appears to be a consistent goal of centenarians—people who are 100 years old.

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Managing multiple illnesses can be a full-time job-3663

Managing multiple illnesses can be a full-time job

As people age, they are more likely to have two, three or more chronic conditions, known as multimorbidity. A review of literature reported that multimorbidity was found in an estimated 55-98% of older persons (Ageing Research Reviews, 10(4):430-439 Sept 2011).

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Caregiving drives billion dollar cost for dementia-3633

Caregiving drives billion dollar cost for dementia

Dementia is the name given to a collection of symptoms that include impairment in memory and thinking skills, and changes in behavior. A condition primarily found in older people, last year the World Health Organization declared dementia a public health priority.

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