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New report highlights concerns of LGBT older adults-6446

New report highlights concerns of LGBT older adults

In conjunction with May as Older Americans Month and the upcoming Pride Month in June, Pride Action Tank, a project of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, hosted a press conference on May 21, 2018 to announce its final report for "OUTAging: Summit on Our Possibilities" and its launch of a collaborative campaign to respond to concerns and recommendations raised by LGBT older adults, service providers, and stakeholders during its recent summit.

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Children of centenarians feel stronger purpose in life-6343

Children of centenarians feel stronger purpose in life

As members of the active-aging industry know, a sense of meaning and direction in life is associated with living longer and experiencing less disease, disability, and cognitive impairment.

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Purpose in life linked to better sleep-6149

Purpose in life linked to better sleep

An estimated 45% of older adults report difficulty in falling or staying asleep and close to 40% report a sleep disorder such as sleep apnea or restless legs syndrome (RLS).

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Assistive devices aid successful aging-5985

Assistive devices aid successful aging

When older adults realize they are declining, what do they do? About one-quarter of people 65 years and older followed in the National Health and Aging Trends Study did something to enable them to maintain their daily activities.

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How do older adults define successful aging?-5957

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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Stats: At age 65, over 19 more years of life-5939

Stats: At age 65, over 19 more years of life

n the United States, people age 65 can expect to live an average of 19.4 years.

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