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Dementia caregivers face challenges, benefits-6145

Dementia caregivers face challenges, benefits

The strain of providing care for someone with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia comes through in the latest results from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, with 78% saying caregiving was stressful.

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Need for long-term care to double in Canada-6140

Need for long-term care to double in Canada

Canada may need to build 43,000 new long-term care beds in the next five years to meet the requirements of an aging population without changes to how health care for older adults is being delivered, according to a new Conference Board of Canada report, "Sizing Up the Challenge: Meeting the Demand for Long-Term Care in Canada."

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Does mindfulness really work?-6135

Does mindfulness really work?

Mindfulness has gone from being a "fringe topic" to being an occasional replacement for psychotherapy, a tool for corporate well-being, a widely implemented educational practice, and 'key to building more resilient soldiers,'"according to a team of international researchers.

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HIV rates increasing among older adults-6131

HIV rates increasing among older adults

More than 54,000 new HIV diagnoses were reported in adults 50 and older from 2004 through 2015, with significant increases among both men (annual average change, 2.2%) and women (1.3%), according to researchers in Europe.

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Stat: 40% of all cancers linked to overweight, obesity-6122

Stat: 40% of all cancers linked to overweight, obesity

Overweight and obesity are associated with an increased risk of 13 types of cancer that account for about 40% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States, according to the latest "Vital Signs" report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Global aging index rates countries' health/wellbeing-6120

Global aging index rates countries' health/wellbeing

Researchers have developed a barometer that estimates how countries are adapting to the dramatic increases in the number and proportion of older persons.

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