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Food choices linked to death from heart disease and diabetes-6048

Food choices linked to death from heart disease and diabetes

Nutrition science is a complex field, yet there is consensus that what we eat can influence physical and cognitive health (National Academies of Science, Nutrition across the Lifespan).

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Global "wellness" market hits $3.7 trillion

How do you define wellness? A new report includes spas and mineral springs, fitness/mind-body, wellness tourism, workplace wellness, wellness real estate and beauty/anti-aging among 10 sectors.

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Some cities better than others for successful aging-5177

Some cities better than others for successful aging

A ranking 352 metropolitan areas in the United States included factors that contribute to an older adult’s well-being as well as measures of cost of living, availability of health care, employment and educational opportunities. In smaller metropolitan areas, Iowa City, Iowa;

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Investors feel prospects are good for seniors housing real estate-5106

Investors feel prospects are good for seniors housing real estate

As noted in the recent “Housing America’s Older Adults—Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population” (Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and AARP Foundation), summarized in the ICAA Research Review No. 27 two weeks ago, the number of people 50 years and older is expected to grow to 132 million by 2030, which requires that the supply of age appropriate housing also increase. Are developers heeding the demographic shift?

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Steady increase in occupancy in senior living-3481

Steady increase in occupancy in senior living

As the recession took hold in 2008, the occupancy in independent living and assisted living senior housing declined along with the overall economy.

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Work and travel are goals for Boomers in the UK-3469

Work and travel are goals for Boomers in the UK

More than 14,600 people ages 55 and older living in England and Wales were interviewed between February 2010 and November 2012. Among them, 23% of people ages 65-74 were working, as were 55% of those 55-64 years old. What are their plans after ceasing full-time work?

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