News tagged with older adults

Exercise Key to Older Adult Fall Prevention

(PhysOrg.com) -- Being able to stay in their homes and remain independent is a daily struggle for many older adults. As we age we tend to lose our flexibility, our connective tissue tightens and we have prolonged reaction ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Health
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Sleep apnea tied to increased risk of stroke

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of stroke in middle-aged and older adults, especially men, according to new results from a landmark study supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Sleep apnea
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Older adults remember the good times

Despite the aches and pains that occur in old age, many older adults maintain a positive outlook, remembering the positive experiences from their past. A new study, reported in the April 2010 issue of Elsevier's Cortex, ...

dateMar 24, 2010 in Neuroscience
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