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Children of centenarians feel stronger purpose in life-6344

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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Boosting social interaction improves dementia-related behaviors-6274

Boosting social interaction improves dementia-related behaviors

Increasing the amount of social interaction for people in dementia care by just one hour per week improves their quality of life and reduces agitation and aggression when combined with personalized care, according to a recent study.

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Flu shots urged for socially active older women-6260

Flu shots urged for socially active older women

Flu shots may be particularly important for older women who are socially active, researchers in Japan suggest. Researchers analyzed data from more than 12,200 men and women over age 65 and looked at the association between flu infection and participation in volunteer groups, sports groups, leisure activity groups, seniors centers, neighborhood associations and other social and/or educational groups.

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Co-living a top consumer trend globally-6238

Co-living a top consumer trend globally

Which consumer trends will reign around the world in 2018? According to market research firm Euromonitor International, "co-living" is number nine on the list of the top 10.

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Hearing problems may up risk of disability, dementia-6209

Hearing problems may up risk of disability, dementia

It is generally accepted that hearing loss may play a role in social isolation, depression, lower quality of life and other adverse mental health conditions; however, there is little robust research to back up such associations.

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Quality contact with grandparents curbs ageism-6180

Quality contact with grandparents curbs ageism

A recent study by researchers at the University of Liege in Belgium found that young people who say they have very good contact with their grandparents have the lowest levels of ageist stereotypes.

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