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Researchers at Brunel University London find choice is key to the health and wellbeing of older workers

By 2030 there will be a 50% increase in people aged 65 and over who will be working. ...

Older adults satisfied with aging more likely to seek health screenings

ANN ARBOR—Adults over 50 who feel comfortable about aging are more proactive in getting preventive health care services, a new University of ...

Positive subliminal messages on aging improve physical functioning in elderly

By Michael Greenwood - Older individuals who are subliminally exposed to positive stereotypes about aging showed improved physical functioning that can last for several weeks, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health has found. ... Full story

New Study Highlights Health Benefits of Social Engagement Among Older People

A study investigating the impacts of loneliness on older people in Ireland conducted by Professor Brian Lawlor, Connolly Norman Professor of Old Age Psychiatry and Clinical Director, NEIL Programmme at Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, has demonstrated a decrease in loneliness among those who received a volunteer visit to promote social connection for 10 weeks compared to usual treatment. ... Full story

Seeing is Believing

The new Wilcox Family Chair in BioMedicine is taking a stem-cell-based therapy for age-related macular degeneration to Phase I clinical trials ... Full story

Researchers seeking middle-aged and older men for aging study

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - How alterations in a single gene on the X chromosome affects neurological and psychological functioning in men as they age is the subject of a new study by UC Davis MIND Institute researchers. ... Full story

Preparing for an ageing population

Visiting Harvard Professor David Bloom says an ageing population need not be the economic burden that some people are forecasting. ... Full story

Third of countries struggling to meet the needs of ageing population

People around the world are living longer, but social policies to support their wellbeing in later life are lagging behind in many countries. This is according a new report by HelpAge International, developed in partnership with the University of Southampton. ... Full story

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