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Watermark launches integrative well-being with new executive appointment

Active Aging Leading, connecting and defining the active aging industry since 2001. ICAA provides world class information, education, resources and tools to help health and wellness professionals be more successful with their clients age 50 plus

Sequoia Living names Sara McVey President and CEO

Active Aging Leading, connecting and defining the active aging industry since 2001. ICAA provides world class information, education, resources and tools to help health and wellness professionals be more successful with their clients age 50 plus

New Perspective|Franklin appoints local native Jason Wilson as Executive Director

Active Aging Leading, connecting and defining the active aging industry since 2001. ICAA provides world class information, education, resources and tools to help health and wellness professionals be more successful with their clients age 50 plus

"Neglected” opportunities of ageing could add 2% to UK GDP, finds new report

"New research (Maximising the longevity dividend) to be announced at the International Longevity Centre UK’s (ILC) Future of Ageing conference today reveals that:"

The SHINE program scientifically examines six individual points of focus to create a holistic memory care plan that’s specially designed to fit each resident’s unique needs and abilities

"Discovery Senior Living has announced the nationwide launch of SHINE, an exclusive memory care program designed and developed by the company. SHINE is a unique approach to memory care that uses scientific principles to promote engagement, comprehension, and lifestyle quality for seniors suffering from dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease or other memory-related diagnoses"

Videos, music on tablets boost moods of Dementia patients and caregivers

"Dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, often afflicts patients with negative moods: confusion, anger, sadness or apathy. Negative emotions also affect caregivers, who are often family members with little formal training to cope with the stress of caring for a loved one."

Think declining mental sharpness 'just comes with age'? Think again, say experts

"Declining mental sharpness just comes with age, right? Not so fast, say geriatrics researchers and clinicians gathered at a prestigious 2018 conference hosted by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) with support from the National Institute on Aging (NIA)."

Serious falls are a health risk for adults under 65

"Adults who take several prescription medications are more likely to experience serious falls, say Yale researchers and their co-authors in a new study."

Slower walking speed may predict future mobility problems

"Being able to walk outside for several blocks at a leisurely pace plays an important role in living a vibrant, healthy life. "

Thrive Senior Living expand footprint with acquisition of Savannah Commons

"Innovative industry leader adopts largest community to date, invests in growth of human experience."

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