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Smart Home Tech That Will Make Life Better for the Elderly

Maricel Tabalba - 5/6/2017 - 4

Smart home tech devices, such as smart thermostats, lights, doorbells, and monitors, can make life safer and easier for today’s seniors and can help them age in place.

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What Really Works to Reduce Osteoarthritis Pain in the Knee?

Leigh F. Callahan, PhD and Stephen P. Messier, PhD - 2/28/2017 - 4

Losing weight and exercising are the best medicine for pain due to knee osteoarthritis, the problem is both are hard to do. Community-based programs are being developed (and studied) to see what works best.

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Studies Reveal How “Super-agers” Retain Young Memories

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 2/5/2017 - 2

If you want to maintain your cognitive function, it takes more than brain games. You must activate many brain areas with seriously hard mental work.

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The Aging Eye: How to Protect Your Vision

Adrian Cordiner - 1/28/2017 - 0

Early intervention in eye disease can reduce age-related vision loss. Eye tests also provide doctors with information about brain health & cognitive functioning.

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Are the Decisions You Make for Your Elderly Parents Biased?

Igor Lebovic - 1/6/2017 - 2

When making decisions for an elderly parent, are you making choices that they really want…or that you really want? Beware of Decision Maker Bias.

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