Articles on Aging - Week of May 27th

I think you’ll really enjoy the article on Bruges Belgium - the most Dementia friendly city in the world.

Aging in America
Aging in America
Helping older adults and older couples navigate the physical and emotional challenges of aging.
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Friday, May. 24, 2019
What makes Bruges, Belgium the world’s most dementia-friendly city?
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thumbnail Organizations in Bruges help residents with dementia stay active, independent and avoid isolation, and businesses display special stickers if their staff is able to offer assistance.May 25, 2019
Safe Bathing/Showering for Seniors who are Aging in Place - Seniors Matter
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thumbnail The bathroom may just be the most dangerous place within a home for the senior who is aging in place. The CDC reports that one in every three seniors will experience a fall in their golden years. The…
Alzheimer's disease rates about to skyrocket as baby boomers age
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thumbnail She had researched Alzheimer's disease and its effects on the brain for years, but it wasn't until her own mother's memory began to slip that Dr. Eva Feldman, a University of Michigan neurologist, tr…
Large diet study suggests it's carbs, not fats, that are bad for your health
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thumbnail A large, 18-country study may turn current nutritional thinking on its head. The new research suggests that it's not the fat in your diet that's raising your risk of premature death, it's too many ca…
Eat less, live longer? The science of fasting and longevity - USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
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thumbnail When it comes to what, when and how we eat, fasting — voluntarily abstaining from food for varying periods of time — is having a moment. It was the most popular diet of 2018, according to a survey fr…
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