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The Journal on Active Aging brings articles of value to professionals dedicated to older-adult quality of life. Content sweeps across the active-aging landscape to focus on education and practice. Find articles of interest by searching the article archives in three ways: Enter a keyword in the articles search bar; click on search by topic; or type a keyword or phrase in the general search bar at the top of the page.

Spirituality drives performance by Adam Smith, MA, and Dustin Nabhan, DC, PhD-9289

Spirituality drives performance by Adam Smith, MA, and Dustin Nabhan, DC, PhD

Whether it involves a race, a dance or a presentation, human performance benefits when people’s lives include a sense of purpose and incorporate spiritual practices such as mindfulness.

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Mindful exercise

Chronic inflammation and its impact on health by Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH-9277

Chronic inflammation and its impact on health by Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH

Chronic inflammation links to “a multitude of medical issues,” notes this renowned preventive medicine pioneer. Outlining what causes this inflammation, he highlights healthy habits that can help reduce it.

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Health conditions

At the top: Four

At the top: Four "Best in Wellness" communities illuminate the way by Julie King, MS

The pursuit of wellness today is stronger than ever.The ICAA NuStep Beacon Award recognizes 25 senior living communities in North America as examples that embody wellness as a way of life for residents and staff. And the top five communities also earn the prestigious ICAA NuStep Pinnacle Award, as role models of exceptional wellness cultures. This article spotlights 2021 Pinnacle/Beacon recipients leading the way in fostering relevant, meaningful experiences for older adults.

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What wellness means to active-aging consumers by Jeff Weiss-9259

What wellness means to active-aging consumers by Jeff Weiss

Significant pressures confront the senior living industry, including the impact of COVID and an increased desire by many people to "thrive at home" as long as they can. The industry needs both a long-term strategy and immediate actions to move their businesses and properties forward. An area that garners increasing attention is a broader focus on resident wellness. Recent research offers insights into [active agers'] attitudes toward wellness, senior living and aging priorities.

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Market research

Demystifying the metaverse for health and wellness by Marilynn Larkin, MA-9255

Demystifying the metaverse for health and wellness by Marilynn Larkin, MA

Whether you call it the "metaverse" or simply talk about tools and programs, it is here to stay, according to ICAA CEO and Founder Colin Milner, who believes "it's time for active-aging professionals to jump in." Here's what you need to know about a trend embraced in just about every industry right now.

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Technology

Transforming societies for healthier, engaged aging-9222

Transforming societies for healthier, engaged aging

How do we ensure that aging populations around the globe will thrive? A new report calls for societal transformation - plus there's a role for everyone to play.

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Culture Change

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