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Immigrant finds a home providing homes for elderly

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC ...

A vitamin that stops the aging process of organs

By administering nicotinamide riboside to elderly mice, EPFL researchers restored their organs’ ability to regenerate and prolonged their lives. This method has ...

Tropical Plant Called Moringa Shows Promise in Health, Anti-Aging Products

Rutgers professor is on the front lines of finding healthful compounds in plants around the world ... Full story

Eight Things You Should Know About Aging

Aging itself is not a disease. ... Full story

Mobility Assessment Tool May Help Predict Early Postoperative Outcomes for Older Adults

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A quick, reliable and cost-effective mobility assessment tool may help to identify elderly patients at risk for adverse post-surgery outcomes, according to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers. ... Full story

Senior Adults Can See Health Benefits from Dog Ownership

Study also shows that seniors who form strong bonds with their pets tend to exercise longer and more often ... Full story

End-of-Life Care in New Jersey: Majority Has Considered and Discussed Plans, But Far Fewer Have Written Living Wills

Limited awareness of advance care planning documents, palliative care; more widespread knowledge of hospice ... Full story

Avant-garde octogenarian explores the pleasures of life

Barbara Blackman, a blind 87-year-old alumna of The University of Queensland, has delivered her first book of prose in 20 years. ... Full story

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