Recent articles on Aging - Week of May 20th, 2019

Here are some recent articles that deal with many different aspects of the aging process.

I am a psychotherapist in Corte Madera California (ouside of San Francisco). I specialize in therapy with seniors and senior couples. I hope you enjoy these articles and find them useful. Leave a comment below and let me know what you think. Jacob

Aging in America
Aging in America
Therapy for seniors, helping older adults and couples navigate the physical and emotional challenges of aging
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Friday, May. 17, 2019
Using the Arts to Promote Healthy Aging
well­.blogs­.nytimes­.com - Shared by Jacob Brown
thumbnail Welcome to Well Family, Well’s new home for news about parenting, child health and relationships plus advice from our experts to help every family live well. Throughout the country, the arts are pump…
Could We See More Patients Receive ‘Social Prescriptions?’
www­.nextavenue­.org - Shared by Jacob Brown
thumbnail The practice of prescribing social activities as an alternative or complement to medication for a variety of ailments has become more common in countries such as Canada and the U.K., and it appears s…
Aging Well
www­.helpguide­.org - Shared by Jacob Brown
thumbnail Coping with change is difficult, no matter how old you are. The particular challenge for older adults is the sheer number of changes and transitions that start to occur—including children moving away…
Exercise, not pills, better at preventing dementia | CBC News
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thumbnail If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, new guidelines for preventing dementia advise. About 50…
How a good night's sleep can 'clean' your brain
www­.futurity­.org - Shared by Mehazabien™️
thumbnail How deep we sleep can affect our brain’s ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins, new research suggests. Because sleep often becomes increasingly lighter and more disrupted as we ge…
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