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Facebook use engages, empowers older adults-6430

Facebook use engages, empowers older adults

Social networking sites such as Facebook may help older adults feel more empowered and less isolated, according to a recent study.

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TechTalk: Virtual coaches, fitness trackers helpful after cardiac rehab-6353

TechTalk: Virtual coaches, fitness trackers helpful after cardiac rehab

Heart patients who participate in cardiac rehab programs typically do well during the program but tend to revert to sedentary lifestyles once the formal programs end, according to Duke University Medical Center researchers.

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Children of centenarians feel stronger purpose in life-6341

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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Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies-6339

Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies

Stigma associated with Alzheimer's disease may be an obstacle to seeking information about one's risk of developing the disease and to participating in clinical studies of potential therapies, according to a U.S. national survey of beliefs, attitudes and expectations often associated with Alzheimer's.

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Physically fit women less likely to develop dementia-6301

Physically fit women less likely to develop dementia

Highly fit middle-aged women were nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later compared with women who were moderately fit, according to a study in Sweden.

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Rewrite descriptions to make vegetables exciting-6071

Rewrite descriptions to make vegetables exciting

Vegetables and fruits are mainstays of dietary recommendations (MyPlate for Older Adults, Tufts University) as well as a prominent part of the Mediterranean eating pattern (Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, Oldways) because plant-based eating has been linked to positive health outcomes.

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