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Please don’t hate me, I’m a senior
The phone rang the other day. It was for me. My husband took the message. “Shoppers Drug Mart called to remind you that Thursday is Seniors’ Day,” he smirked. “I hate you,” I replied. I just turned 65. I’m ... read more...
February 5, 2016 - -

Having more children could slow aging
In the journal PLOS One, researchers reveal that women who had more children had longer telomeres than women who had fewer children. Telomeres are caps at the end of each DNA strand that protect our chromosome... read more...
January 13, 2016 - -

Singing and music benefit memory, emotional well-being in dementia
Memory and mood in people with dementia improve when their caregivers encourage and help them take part in regular musical leisure pursuits such as singing or listening to music. This is the conclusion of a ne... read more...
December 16, 2015 - Catharine Paddock - PhD

The age of unretirement
The spectre of an aging population haunts the land. There are now as many people in Canada over 65 as there are under 15. We all know what lies ahead. The pensions and medical bills of the boomers will overwhelm ... read more...
November 17, 2015 - -

Hearing aids may slow mental decline in hard-of-hearing elderly
Seniors with hearing loss who use hearing aids may experience cognitive decline at a rate more like their peers without hearing trouble, according to a French study that followed thousands of seniors for 25 years... read more...
November 5, 2015 - -

Mediterranean-style diet may protect against brain aging
A Mediterranean diet typically involves high consumption of fish and seafood, plant-based foods - such as fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts and legumes - replacing butter with healthy fats, such as olive oil, while... read more...
October 29, 2015 - -

To Reach Seniors, Tech Start-Ups Must First Relate to Them
Daily, breathless announcements arrive in my inbox, heralding technology products for older adults. A “revolutionary” gait-training robot. An emergency response device said to predict falls. A combination home... read more...
October 26, 2015 - -

WHO: society needs to think differently about aging
"Today, most people, even in the poorest countries, are living longer lives. But this is not enough. We need to ensure these extra years are healthy, meaningful and dignified. Achieving this will not just be good... read more...
October 5, 2015 - -

More Canadians are 65 and over than under age 15, StatsCan says
For the first time ever, there are now more people in Canada age 65 and over than there are under age 15, according to Statistics Canada. The data agency said Tuesday that Canada's population sat at 35,851,800... read more...
September 30, 2015 - -

Elderly people who exercise 'live five years longer'
The analysis of 5,700 elderly men in Norway showed those doing three hours of exercise a week lived around five years longer than the sedentary. The authors, writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, ... read more...
September 29, 2015 - -

U.S. startups aim to help seniors 'age in place'
Shari Cayle, 75, called "Miracle Mama" by her family ever since she beat advanced colon cancer seven years ago, is still undergoing treatment and living alone. "I don’t want my grandchildren to remember me as ... read more...
September 18, 2015 - -

New test developed to measure healthy aging
The study, published in Genome Biology, was a collaborative work carried out by researchers from King's College London in the UK, Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Duke University in Durham, NC. Lead author ... read more...
September 8, 2015 - -



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