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Physical activity resources loaded with jargon-6464

Physical activity resources loaded with jargon

Web page articles and other written materials designed to encourage physical activity are often too difficult to be easily read and understood by most US adults, limiting their effectiveness, researchers say.

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Stats: Over 90% of 50+ adults own a computer or laptop-6286

Stats: Over 90% of 50+ adults own a computer or laptop

Older adults have "embraced technology" in their daily lives and are using a variety of devices to stay informed and connect with others, according to a survey from AARP Research.

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Quality contact with grandparents curbs ageism-6181

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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Health professionals should listen harder to older adults with chronic pain-5104

Health professionals should listen harder to older adults with chronic pain

September is Pain Awareness Month, an observance the focuses on recognizing the existence of chronic pain and providing resources for people who experience it (American Chronic Pain Association).

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Choices in middle age do result in healthy aging-3433

Choices in middle age do result in healthy aging

For an analysis of data from the Whitehall II study, “successful aging” was defined as maintaining the ability to function well with good mobility, cognitive skills, respiratory function and mental health, and no chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease, stroke or disability at age 60 years or older. “Normal aging” meant people who had chronic disease and/or lower scores on functioning and mental health.

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More information leads to fewer knee and hip replacements-3385

More information leads to fewer knee and hip replacements

Patient decision aids are used to educate people about an illness or chronic health condition as well as options for treatment. These are used to help people become more involved in their own health care (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute).

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