Aging

How Long Do You Want to Live? Your Expectations For Old Age Matter

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How Long Do You Want to Live? Your Expectations For Old Age Matter Why do some people want to live a very long time, while others would prefer to die relatively young? In a latest study, a team of researchers including Vegard Skirbekk, PhD, at the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center, Mailman School of Public Health, investigated how long […]

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Visual Blurring May Increase Fall Risk in Older Adults

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Visual Blurring May Increase Fall Risk in Older Adults Visual blurring—like that produced by bifocals or multifocal lenses—may cause errors in foot position when walking. And that could contribute to the risk of tripping and falling in older adults, suggests a study in the June issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy […]

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Your Age Isn’t the Best Predictor of Your Health

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Your Age Isn’t the Best Predictor of Your Health Biologically speaking, doctors have relied upon age to immediately place you in certain medical categories. But this way of looking at people isn’t the most accurate way to tell how healthy they really are. The concept of biological age, as opposed to chronological age, is gaining […]

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Aging: What to expect as you get older

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Aging: What to expect as you get older (Part 2 of 2) Posted on Sept. 18, 2006, 7:55 a.m. in Aging Wonder what’s considered a normal part of the aging process? Here’s part 2 of what to expect as you get older.  If you missed last month’s article, let me know and I will send […]

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Recommended Reading from Choice Connections of Virginia – Senior Living

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You and Your Aging Parent: A Family Guide to Emotional, Social, Health, and Financial Problems By Barbara Silverstone & Helen Kandel Hyman First published in 1976, You and Your Aging Parent is a classic–the first book to shed light on the challenging relationship between adult children and their aging parents, illuminating the emotional, health, and […]

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