What older adults do while they sit affects Dementia risk
"Adults aged 60 and older who sit for long periods watching TV or other such passive, sedentary behaviors may be at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study by USC and University of Arizona researchers."
Routine depression screening may capture underdiagnosed patient populations
"Implementation Leads to Better Symptom Recognition in Older Adults, Minorities, Men, Non-English Speakers, UCSF-Led Study Shows"
Research links red meat intake, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease in older adults
"Does eating more meat—especially red meat and processed meat—raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, and if so, why?"
Physical activity may have a stronger role than genes in longevity
"Previous research has shown that low physical activity and greater time spent sitting are associated with a higher risk of death. "
"New insights into factors that may predict, increase or protect against the impact of COVID-19 and the pandemic on memory and thinking skills were revealed by multiple studies reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2022 in San Diego and virtually."
Online chair yoga viable exercise for isolated older adults with Dementia
"Dementia doesn’t just involve cognitive decline, it also involves deteriorating physical function."
Octogenarians should walk 10 minutes a day to prolong life
"One hour of walking per week is associated with greater longevity in people aged 85 years and above, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2022."
New study shows hope, options for older patients with liver cancer
"Physicians and researchers from UK HealthCare's Transplant Center and the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center conducted a study of patients over the age of 70 with a type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and how the outcomes of ablative treatments compare to liver transplants. The findings were published in the May 2022 issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons."
[BRUSH UP!] Good dental health may protect against cognitive decline, dementia
"An analysis of all relevant studies published in the scientific literature indicates that poor periodontal health and tooth loss may increase the risk of both cognitive decline and dementia."
[LTC RESET] Canadian architects reimagine LTC post-pandemic
"The University of Toronto (UofT) Centre for Design + Health Innovation has released a report, supported by the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) and consulting firm Jacobs Canada, that explores how the built environment can better support long-term care (LTC) communities."