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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 - -

Talk to elderly parents about their financial situation
If things are going well in your life, you probably have many things for which to be thankful. And you are particularly fortunate if you have elderly parents who are still in good physical and mental condition. W... read more...
September 3, 2015 - -

The Do's and Don'ts of Exercising with Arthritis
If you have arthritis, some types of physical activity can exacerbate your condition while other types could help ease it. How do you know which is which? Read on for some advice. The first step in knowing wha... read more...
August 27, 2015 - -

Canadians not confident about future of seniors’ health care: polls
Canadians are rapidly losing faith in the ability of the health system to provide care for their aging loved ones and they want the federal government to step up and find solutions, two new public opinion surveys... read more...
August 26, 2015 - -

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