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ICAA's Research Review newsletter is a must for any health and wellness professional who intends to stay connected with the latest developments in aging research and population trends. Use these news stories to stay on top of the evidence in surveys, studies and polls that enables you to connect to the global active-aging community, establish relevant programs, and educate and market to older adults.



Stats: 86% would change jobs to get more professional development
Beers Criteria for (in)appropriate medications updated
Meaningful life linked to healthy aging
Discourage surgery for shoulder pain: expert panel
Exercise may boost brain function in those with MCI
Tech Talk: Measuring steps after surgery may predict hospital stay

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Stats: US$84B: projected tech spend by 50+ adults in 2030
Pseudomedicine for dementia, brain health on the rise
Yoga top exercise across ages
OTC hearing aids may not help access to care
Healthcare can learn from hospitality, tech industries
Tech Talk: US NIH welcomes Fitbit BYOD

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Stats: 64% of retirees don't have a big enough nest egg
Cognitive problems affect recovery in rehab facilities
Energy costs, social isolation up extreme weather health risks
American Heart Assn recommends exercise therapy for PAD
Dancing curbs risk of ADL disability in older women
Tech Talk: Exploring hospital-at-home technologies

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Stats: 81% of employers aspire to culture of wellbeing
Aerobic exercise for 6 months may boost cognitive skills
Anxiety, depression may predict physical health problems
How pets play a role in healthy aging
Six Alzheimer's disease subgroups identified
Tech Talk: Artificial intelligence impacting healthcare

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Stats: Health costs of ageism: US$63 billion yearly
Office levels of CO2 harm cognition, productivity
Some quick dementia tests likely to be wrong
Trazodone, antipsychotics have similar fall/fracture risks
Generation gap shrinks for customer expectations
Tech Talk: Hand sensor may detect signs of Parkinson's

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Stats: 39% of caregivers have health challenges
Fructose-sweetened drinks linked to higher type-2 diabetes risk
Multifaceted exercise boosts function in hospitalized older adults
Sleep length tied to risk of falls and fractures
How does mindfulness meditation improve mood?
Tech Talk: Rural residents less likely to use telehealth

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