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Cognitive training helps regain a younger-working brain

"Relentless cognitive decline as we age is worrisome, and it is widely thought to be an unavoidable negative aspect of normal aging."

New research: inaccurate portrayals of older adults may be harmful

"Popular culture - and film in particular - continues to misrepresent seniors age 60 and over, inaccurately portraying the group in ways that may adversely affect how they view themselves and their health, according to new research."

Want a healthier population? Spend less on health care and more on social services

"Increased social spending was associated with health improvements at the population level, while health spending increases did not have the same effect, according to a large new Canadian study in cmaj"

PM commits to government-wide drive to tackle loneliness

"Theresa May will host a reception and set out the government's plans to tackle loneliness."

AARP explores utility and functionality of tech platforms designed for family caregivers

"Study focuses on smartphone apps for care coordination, emergency response systems, and online services for in-home aide selection."

Age Wave announces promotion of Erin McInrue Savage to Senior Vice President

"Age Wave, the leader in understanding the effects of population aging and increasing longevity on the marketplace, the workplace, and our lives, announced the promotion of Erin McInrue Savage to Senior Vice President. Ms. McInrue Savage will lead Age Wave's pioneering research efforts both in the US and abroad."

Aging tests yield varying results

"Comparison of eleven tests shows they don't agree on aging"

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