Study finds rising rates of food insecurity among older adults
"From 2007 to 2016, food insecurity--or limited access to nutritious foods because of a lack of financial resources--increased significantly from 5.5% to 12.4% among older US adults, and the increase was more pronounced among individuals with lower income. "
Solo seniors with cognitive impairment hit hard by pandemic
"The pandemic has exacerbated isolation and fears for one very vulnerable group of Americans: the 4.3 million older adults with cognitive impairment who live alone."
Routine eye scans may give clues to cognitive decline in diabetes
"As they age, people with diabetes are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders than are people without diabetes. "
Sexual dysfunction hits some women harder than others as they age
"Sexual dysfunction often accompanies the menopause transition. Yet, not all women experience it the same. A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman's risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behavior"
Link between dietary fiber and depression partially explained by gut-brain interactions
"Fiber is a commonly recommended part of a healthy diet. That's because it's good for your health in so many ways--from weight management to reducing the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and some types of cancer. A new study also finds that it might be linked with a reduced risk of depression, especially in premenopausal women."
New housing for Lethbridge seniors
"Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why the Government of Canada partnered with the Government of Alberta to create new jobs and support new seniors housing in Lethbridge"
Health: Loneliness and social isolation associated with higher fall risk in elderly people
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Houston's Belmont Village Senior Living Communities combat COVID-19 with vaccine, a sense of community, special events and crucial socialization
"“While 2020 presented a year of unprecedented challenges for senior living communities, we are delighted that residents and staff of Belmont Village are set to receive priority vaccines and as such, we have been working closely with Walgreens, our vaccine vendor, to prepare each of our communities,” says founder & CEO, Patricia Will."
Aged care residents experience a different kind of reality
"Cutting-edge technology is normally associated with youth, but a group of aged care residents in Adelaide are learning how useful (and how much fun) virtual reality can be."
Deep Longevity publishes an epigenetic aging clock of unprecedented accuracy
"Deep Longevity, a Hong-Kong based longevity startup, has published their research on the epigenetics of aging in the Aging and Disease journal."