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Aging clock’ uses AI to predict immune health, disease onset

Scientists have generated an artificial intelligence algorithm that can predict age-related inflammatory diseases and gauge the overall health of the immune system.

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The 3 Barriers to Transforming Healthcare

Healthcare’s outdated and disjointed landscape can greatly benefit from modern technology, but there are a few things that stand in its way.

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Are hyperbaric chambers really a fountain of youth?

An increasing number of health spas and specialized medical facilities are offering hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), which involves crawling into a pressurized chamber and breathing in pure oxygen …

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HRV Training and its Importance
- Richard Gevirtz, Ph.D

On May 30 , 2014 as part of their World Class workshop Series Thought Technology was pleased to host Dr. Richard Gevirtz-The Science of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback (HRVB).

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New FDA-approved Alzheimer's drug is the first in 18 years. Stigma delays finding a cure.

If we have any hope of ending this devastating illness, we need to bring patients out of the darkness and into a world of greater acceptance and understanding.

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The Best Remedy for Our Diseases? Aging Less

Some animals hardly deteriorate as they get older. New therapies could help humans to achieve the same healthy longevity.

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Scaling Evidence-Based Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs to Promote Healthy Aging

Over the past 15 years, several evidence-based programs (EBPs) have been developed to address these challenges and augment the care received in healthcare…

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Can some drugs delay aging? Scientists focus on those that target frailty and age-related disease.

In recent years, many experts in the aging field have come to believe that certain medications acting at the cellular and metabolic level can slow aging by staving off its most striking effects…

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Mental health of older adults

While most have good mental health, many older adults are at risk of developing mental disorders, neurological disorders or substance use problems…

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This Decreases Your Risk of Dementia Considerably, Study Finds

Using cognitive tests given at the beginning of the study, then one and two years later, researchers found that people who were more physically active experienced less gene-related cognitive decline.

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The State of Mental Health and Aging in America

This first issue brief reviews existing data and lays the foundation for understanding key issues related to mental health in adults over 50. The second brief will focus on depression, an important and emerging public health issue.

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How the new Alzheimer’s drug works—and why the FDA is under fire for approving it

The first drug approved for the disease in 18 years, Aduhelm shows only scant benefit in clinical trials, and experts debate whether it even has the right biological target.

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What Can You Do to Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease?

A leading researcher on Alzheimer’s discusses the latest tools for detecting the disease, health steps you can take and what advances he sees for the next 10 years.

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Reasons Independence Is Important for Seniors

Everyone should have the opportunity to live independently with dignity – especially our senior populations.

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Five Pillars of Aging

We are granted a lease on life;  a specific period of time in which we develop beliefs and strategies that carry us through to old age.  How we apply these beliefs and strategies can be explored systematically.

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Generativity vs. Stagnation in Psychosocial Development

Feeling part of something, whether it is an individual family unit or a larger community, is essential for the development of generativity.

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These 13 Things Could Make You More Likely to Get Alzheimer's, According to New Study

By 2050, the number of Americans with dementia is expected to triple, according to the authors of a just-released scientific statement published in the journal Stroke.

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A Dietitian’s Guide to the Most Hydrating Foods

Curious about a dietitian’s favorite hydrating foods? Stay tuned for a list of healthy options that will be sure to keep your systems quenched!

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Mediterranean diet may prevent memory loss and dementia, study finds

Meals inspired by traditional foods from the sunny Mediterranean, a new study found, may lower your risk for dementia by interfering with the buildup of two proteins, amyloid and tau, into the plaques and tangles that are hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease.

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A Changing Gut Microbiome May Predict How Well You Age

People whose gut bacteria transformed over the decades tended to be healthier and live longer.

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Elder Friendly Community Matrix

A multitude of different items must be considered when creating an elder community that provides abundance, empowerment, and livelihood.

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Wellness FAQs

According to the National Wellness Institute (NWI), wellness is “a conscious, self- directed, and evolving process of achieving full potential…

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Counseling for Wellness With Older Adults

This article reviews the literature on wellness and older adults, synthesizes wellness with adult development theory, and describes wellness counseling with older adults.

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Body, Mind, and Spirit for Older Adults

List of various articles about finding purpose, community, and spirituality in the later stages of life.

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