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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: 30% more preventable heart disease deaths in rural vs. urban areasRural Americans - mainly older adults - are dying more frequently from preventable causes than their urban counterparts, according to a new report for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Stats: 40% of 65+ adults, caregivers say depression is normal with age"Driving Towards Age-Friendly Care for the Future," a survey of more than 2,700 adults ages 65 and older and their caregivers, found that 40% considered depression a normal part of aging, and nearly 40% didn't know that certain prescription medications can impact cognition.

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Stats: Podcasts deliver 89% brand awareness boost
Branded podcasts are a "powerful addition to the marketing mix," according to a multi-continent study
commissioned by BBC StoryWorks-BBC Global News and carried out by neuroscience researchers at

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Stats: 82% would take a genetic test for Alzheimer's risk
No need to skip red meat for good health, new guidelines say
Yearly memory screening recommended for adults 65+
High-intensity caregiving linked to cardiovascular risk in Canada
Exergaming curbs frailty in individuals with dementia
Tech Talk: Virtual cardiac rehab saves lives

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Only 23% of 50+ adults have a stocked emergency kit on hand
Workplace diversity favored, but only for others
Driving cessation linked to social isolation
Older adults using cannabis at "unprecedented" rates
Healthy lifestyle lowers type 2 diabetes risk by 75%
Tech Talk: Streaming content via connected hearing aids

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Stats: Neurorehab market worth US$3.2 billion by 2024
On-demand ride services boost access to care, curb social isolation
High-intensity step rehab enhances stroke survivors' walking ability
Employees say companies should help them build skills
Restless legs syndrome linked to suicide, self-harm
Tech Talk: DTC treatment via telemed: what you need to know

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