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Physically and Socially Active Adults Less Chance of Being Disabled in Elder Years by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Older adults who remain as physically and socially active as possible have a better chance of not becoming disabled in their elderly years. That's the conclusion of Rush University researchers in Chicago...
Physical Activity and the Elderly by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven entitled "Physical Activity, Function, and Longevity Among the Very Old." The authors are Stessman, J..., the abstract states:  Background Recommendations encouraging physical activity (PA) set no upper age...
Maintaining or Increasing Activity Levels May Slow Cognitive Decline in Elderly by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Maintaining or Increasing Activity Levels May Slow Cognitive Decline in Elderly Studies... of both physical activity and cognitive function over seven years in 3,075 white and black elders aged 70-79 years...
Elder abuse, elder neglect by Jennifer J. Patient Expert for elder-abuse What Is Elder Abuse? Karen Boyer,  Coordinator, Muskoka Network Against Elder Abuse and legal aid lawyer, Joanne Bould at an Elder abuse conference in Muskoka Elder Abuse...
Your Old When You Can't Peform Everyday Activities According to New Study by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Caregivers view elderly consumers as “old” when they can no longer perform everyday consumption activities on their own regardless of their actual age, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer...
Social Activity in Older Adult ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Social Activity in Older Adults May Prevent Disability More socially active elderly are less likely to develop disabilities in basic activities 07 mar 2011-- The more socially active older people...
The Elder Vote by Ronni B. Patient Expert for elections is lower than almost all other western democracies. Elders vote in larger numbers relative to their population than all other age groups. That should give elders an outsized influence in elections...
ELDER WRITINGS: Gore Vidal by Ronni B. Patient Expert . There is no new post at The Elder Storytelling Place today. New entries will resume on Monday. ...
Aerobic Training Inhibits Strength Performance in Elderly Women by Mary Ellen B. Patient Expert more significantly than poor cardiovascular fitness or flexibility. Therefore, a conditioning program for the elderly... & Conditioning Research found that strength performance is impaired in the elderly when preceded by aerobic...
Physical Activity Build Better Brains by TC Patient Expert Elderly people who are physically active may have healthier blood vessels in their brains than do elderly people who aren’t active. Researchers have found that physically active older adults...

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