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RESEARCH REVIEW

ICAA's Research Review newsletter is a must for any health and wellness professional who intends to stay connected with the latest developments in aging research and population trends. Use these news stories to stay on top of the evidence in surveys, studies and polls that enables you to connect to the global active-aging community, establish relevant programs, and educate and market to older adults.

142017

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Stats: 25% of US adults over 65 have diabetes
Infographic: Dementia risks, nine modifiable
Significant growth in US rental market
Global aging index rates countries' health/wellbeing
Home health worker visit lowers hospital readmission risk
Report: Negative attitudes about aging impact health
TechTalk: What is the Internet of things (IoT)?

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132017

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Caregivers: Digital health can help
No benefit to statins for primary prevention
Electroacupuncture may help stress urinary incontinence
Older Americans don't get enough help on drug costs
Accentuate the positive to curb chronic disease risks
Report: Evidence for strategies to slow cognitive decline
TechTalk: What do we mean by "technology"?

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122017

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Stats: 49 million people 65 years and older in
US Feeling in control maintains social activity
Midlife adults find their news online
Physical and cognitive dimensions may slow cognitive decline
Combine cognitive and physical activities to improve ADLs
Positive view of aging may soften money worries

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112017

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Stats: 13 million US households could need home modifications
Older people are fast-growing segment of the workforce
Leisure-time physical activity may reduce risk of Alzheimer's
Digitally connected, with a little help
Rewrite descriptions to make vegetables exciting
In longterm care, environmental features promote physical activity

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102017

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Stats: 25% of midlife Canadians have difficulty walking
Training helps police officers understand aging
Volunteering each week reduces risk of dementia
Over time, managing money and meds is harder
In urban areas, green space promotes well-being
Change lifestyle to lower heart attack risk? Maybe.
Exercise reduces severe disability, but not everyday activities

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92017

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Stats: $33 billion cost of caregiving in Canada
Eating vegetables may lower anxiety
Three-pronged intervention counteracts frailty
Life skills inspire well-being at older ages
Healthy heart in midlife could save US $18,000 later
Mix types of exercise for cognitive health

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