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Music therapy for dementia may boost wellbeing, behavior-6531

Music therapy for dementia may boost wellbeing, behavior

Providing people with dementia with at least five sessions of music therapy may reduce depressive symptoms and improve behavioral symptoms by the end of the treatment period, according to a Cochrane Review, which synthesized the research in this area and rated the quality of the evidence.

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Older men reluctant to seek help for stress incontinence-6480

Older men reluctant to seek help for stress incontinence

A study of men (mean age, 69) who ultimately had surgery for stress urinary incontinence revealed that the average patient waited close to three years before doing anything about the disorder, and one-third of the 572 men studied waited more than five years.

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Stats: 37% of adults take meds that may trigger depression-6453

Stats: 37% of adults take meds that may trigger depression

A study of medication use among more than 26,000 US adults (mean age, 46) showed that 37.2% were taking drugs with depression as a potential adverse effect, and about 7% were taking three or more concurrently.

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New report highlights concerns of LGBT older adults-6448

New report highlights concerns of LGBT older adults

In conjunction with May as Older Americans Month and the upcoming Pride Month in June, Pride Action Tank, a project of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, hosted a press conference on May 21, 2018 to announce its final report for "OUTAging: Summit on Our Possibilities" and its launch of a collaborative campaign to respond to concerns and recommendations raised by LGBT older adults, service providers, and stakeholders during its recent summit.

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Perceived socioeconomic status affects how old you feel-6444

Perceived socioeconomic status affects how old you feel

How older adults perceive their socioeconomic status (not their actual socioeconomic status) influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.

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Stats: 85% of PCPs can't deal with complex health conditions-6439

Stats: 85% of PCPs can't deal with complex health conditions

Physicians lack the time and tools to uncover "hidden" risks in patients with chronic conditions, according to a survey of US primary care physicians (PCPs) and patients 65 years and older who have multiple chronic conditions and are Medicare beneficiaries.

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