Healthy Aging

Vitamin C’s effectiveness against COVID may hinge on vitamin’s natural transporter levels | 11/11/2020

… vitamin C transporters that make them less efficient, all may be factors in the effectiveness of vitamin C therapy against COVID-19 and other maladies, investigators at the Medical College of Georgia Center for Healthy Aging report in a commentary in the journal Aging and Disease . The investigators recommend that those factors be considered in the design and execution of clinical trials, and when trial results are analyzed, for COVID …

Vitamin C Used for COVID may Hinge On Natural Transporter Levels | 11/11/2020

by Angela Mohan on November 11, 2020 at 12:01 PM Research News Age, race, gender, expression levels and genetic variations of vitamin C transporters may affect the effectiveness of vitamin C therapy against COVID-19, investigators at the Medical College of Georgia Center for Healthy Aging report in a commentary in the journal Aging and Disease . The investigators recommend that those factors be considered in the design and execution of …

Vitamin C’s effectiveness against COVID may hinge on vitamin’s natural transporter levels | 11/11/2020

… vitamin C transporters that make them less efficient, all may be factors in the effectiveness of vitamin C therapy against COVID-19 and other maladies, investigators at the Medical College of Georgia Center for Healthy Aging report in a commentary in the journal Aging and Disease . The investigators recommend that those factors be considered in the design and execution of clinical trials, and when trial results are analyzed, for COVID …

Study shows walnuts may have anti-inflammatory effects that reduce risk of heart disease | 11/11/2020

… who regularly consume walnuts may have reduced inflammation, a factor associated with a lower risk of heart disease, compared to those who do not eat walnuts. The research was part of the Walnuts and Healthy Aging (WAHA) study - the largest and longest trial to date exploring the benefits of daily walnut consumption.The study has been published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.In the study, conducted by Dr …

AGEWISE: Losing weight in a healthy way | 11/9/2020

… University. She shared the following: One option to lose weight is by joining a supervised research study through a university or hospital. Researchers at Wake Forest University and the Wake Forest Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer‚Äôs Prevention are conducting a study called ‚ÄúINVEST,‚Äù which is designed to find the best way for older adults to lose weight without losing bone. This is a free study for …

ChromaDex and Watsons Launch New TRU NIAGEN® EX Stick Packs in Hong Kong, Expanding Product Line and Advancing Global Retail Partnership | 11/9/2020

… and in all Watsons Hong Kong stores. TRU NIAGEN¬Æ has been the 1 selling supplement in Watsons Hong Kong, and TRU NIAGEN¬Æ EX offers an alternative delivery method for the well-studied healthy aging vitamin, available to mix with one‚Äôs favorite beverage or sports drink. ‚ÄúThe health-oriented customers at Watsons have made TRU NIAGEN¬Æ a best-selling product in Hong Kong,‚Äù says ChromaDex CEO …

Pet Ownership and Pet Contacts are Linked to Healthy Aging Outcomes in Older Adults | 11/9/2020

… maintaining a pet can also become increasingly difficult for an older adult as he or she ages 6 , therefore, it is important to understand pet contact patterns among older adults and their associations to healthy aging outcomes. To do this, researchers at the University of Maryland (2020) evaluated pet ownership and pet contact patterns among community-dwelling older adults in relation to indices of cognitive, psychological, and physical functioning 7 …

Positive attitude wards off memory decline | 11/8/2020

… emotional factors negatively impact our ability to store and remember information, especially as we age. A new study, which adds to the growing body of research pointing to the impact of positive attitude in healthy aging , has found that people who are generally enthusiastic and cheerful (termed ‚Äòpositive affect‚Äô) are less likely to experience memory decline as they age. The team of researchers from Northwestern University in the United …

Survey: 80% of Older Adults Have Faced Ageism | 11/1/2020

… being themselves, and 80% who have a strong sense of purpose. Two-thirds said life over 50 is better than they thought it would be. The new results come from the National Poll on Healthy Aging , carried out by the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation with support from AARP and Michigan Medicine. It involved a national sample of more than 2,000 adults aged 50 to 80 …

Science Saturday: Turning back the clock on aging | Mayo Clinic | 10/31/2020

… slow the clock on chronic conditions that set in as we age. From cancer to diabetes to Alzheimer‚Äôs disease , another birthday adds to a person‚Äôs risk of developing chronic disease. September is Healthy Aging Month, a time to focus on the positive aspects of aging. Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine , which is leading a therapeutic paradigm shift from treating disease to restoring health, is working collaboratively with …

Grant programs will provide $2.2 million to support biomedical research on healthy aging | 10/29/2020

… Postdoctoral Fellowships in Aging Research, and the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Awards. Collectively, these three grant programs will provide close to $2.2 million in support of biomedical research on healthy aging. The Grants for Junior Faculty provide early career investigators with up to $100,000 to support research focused on aging processes and age-related diseases. Ten grants are awarded in 2020. The Glenn Foundation for …

Community Innovations During COVID-19 Response at Center of New Report | PR Newswire | 10/28/2020

WATERTOWN, Mass., A new report offers insights from communities’ response during the coronavirus pandemic and demonstrates their nimbleness in creating more inclusive and equitable systems to support older people. How Innovative Community Responses to COVID-19 Support Healthy Aging is the result of a collaboration between the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative and Tufts Health Plan Foundation. The research, conducted by FSG, highlights strategies employed …

Bayshore HealthCare Partners with Amazon to Donate 1,000 Fire Tablets to Seniors in Need – Alicia Bell IFBB Pro Train It Right | 10/27/2020

… social isolation and loneliness on health and wellbeing is a public health issue, with an estimated 525,000 Canadians aged 65 and older who are feeling socially isolated, based on the Canadian Community Health Survey – Healthy Aging i . Moreover, seniors with health conditions may have a greater need for social support during the COVID-19 pandemic than their healthier counterparts. This group may be at a greater risk of low social …

Is Spirituality a Component of Wisdom? | 10/22/2020

Is Spirituality a Component of Wisdom? Yes, say researchers, though it’s not as critical as pro-social behaviors like compassion and empathy favorite_border UC San Diego Health Sciences Dilip V. Jeste, MD, co-first author of the study, senior associate dean for the Center of Healthy Aging and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Newswise — Wisdom has gained increasing interest among researchers …

Is spirituality a component of wisdom? | 10/22/2020

Is spirituality a component of wisdom? Yes, say researchers, though it’s not as critical as pro-social behaviors like compassion and empathy University of California - San Diego IMAGE: Dilip V. Jeste, MD, co-first author of the study, senior associate dean for the Center of Healthy Aging and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at UC San Diego School… view more Credit: UC San Diego Health Sciences Wisdom has gained …

AARP Near You: October 2020 Local Events | Wordpress.com | 10/22/2020

… Alaska, October 13, 2020 Colorado AARP CO Western Slope Low Impact Cardio and Strength Training Virtual Class, Grand Junction, CO 10/29 – 12/3/2020 AARP CO Classical Jazz Webinar 10/28/20 AARP CO Western Slope Yoga for Healthy Aging , Western Slope, CO 10/27 – 12/1/2020 AARP CO Western Slope Virtual Fitness Classes, Grand Junction, CO 10/26 – 12/3/2020 AARP CO Western Slope Functional Fitness Virtual Class AARP CO Lovers in Love Webinar 10/21/20 AARP CO …

Mental Tips, Tricks, and Life Hacks Involving Food, Money, and More | 10/21/2020

… all prescription medications and tremendous energy and mental focus. I am at my best, both, at work or during exercise while in a fasted state. Other reported benefits of fasting include lower insulin levels, healthy aging through autophagy, improved memory, and an increased ability for our brains to ward off neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. My journey started with a conversation with my family practice physician. If you …

Mental Tips, Tricks, and Life Hacks Involving Food, Money, and More | 10/21/2020

… all prescription medications and tremendous energy and mental focus. I am at my best, both, at work or during exercise while in a fasted state. Other reported benefits of fasting include lower insulin levels, healthy aging through autophagy, improved memory, and an increased ability for our brains to ward off neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. My journey started with a conversation with my family practice physician. If you …

Celltrient™ Cellular Energy Products Featuring Tru Niagen® Launch in US | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 10/14/2020

… first product launched from this partnership. “We are pleased to see the Nestlé Health Science launch of Celltrient Cellular Energy,” says ChromaDex CEO Rob Fried. “Tru Niagen, the only proprietary form of NR, provides healthy aging and energy support at the cellular level by safely and effectively increasing NAD + levels.” Celltrient Cellular Energy contains ChromaDex’s flagship ingredient, Tru Niagen (nicotinamide riboside), which has been shown to substantially boost NAD + levels …

Social Sciences: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Supporting Healthy Aging - Berkeley Social Welfare | 10/14/2020

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Supporting Healthy Aging - Berkeley Social Welfare The School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an open rank search. We seek a faculty member with expertise in healthy aging. The position will be a tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor, or tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of …

Health & Support | 10/14/2020

Oct 14, 2020 at 10:27 AM Yoga for Healthy Aging Medford resident Judy Scribner-Moore offers Yoga for Healthy Aging classes. Until further notice, all classes will meet via Zoom. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening classes meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday morning classes meet from 10 to 11:15 a.m., and Saturday morning classes meet from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please contact Judy …

Healthy Aging | 10/14/2020

… years. Experts expect that this industry can see upwards of over $421.4 billion revenue by the year 2030. That said, rather than fighting aging, there is a lot that can be done to impact healthy aging . September was Healthy Aging Month and brought forth much good information on how to get older – healthfully and gracefully. Debunking Myths First, let’s do a little ‘fact versus fiction’. New research has brought to …

Multivitamins vs. Individual Supplements – What’s Best for Healthy Aging? | 10/14/2020

Multivitamins vs. Individual Supplements – What’s Best for Healthy Aging? By Sarah Brewer • UPDATED: October 14, 2020 • Health and Fitness An estimated one in two Americans take a vitamin supplement. However, when you’re facing a wall of products, it’s not always easy to know which one to buy. Should you select a multivitamin and mineral, opt for a bespoke blend, or buy each nutrient individually? This is an excellent question, to …

Celltrient™ Cellular Energy Products Featuring Tru Niagen® Launch in US - GuruFocus.com | 10/14/2020

… first product launched from this partnership. “We are pleased to see the Nestlé Health Science launch of Celltrient Cellular Energy,” says ChromaDex CEO Rob Fried. “Tru Niagen, the only proprietary form of NR, provides healthy aging and energy support at the cellular level by safely and effectively increasing NAD + levels.” Celltrient Cellular Energy contains ChromaDex’s flagship ingredient, Tru Niagen (nicotinamide riboside), which has been shown to substantially boost NAD + levels …

Celltrient Cellular Energy Products Featuring Tru Niagen Launch in US | Financial Buzz | 10/14/2020

… first product launched from this partnership. “We are pleased to see the Nestlé Health Science launch of Celltrient Cellular Energy,” says ChromaDex CEO Rob Fried. “Tru Niagen, the only proprietary form of NR, provides healthy aging and energy support at the cellular level by safely and effectively increasing NAD + levels.” Celltrient Cellular Energy contains ChromaDex’s flagship ingredient, Tru Niagen (nicotinamide riboside), which has been shown to substantially boost NAD + levels …

COVID-19

Vitamin C’s effectiveness against COVID may hinge on vitamin’s natural transporter levels | 11/11/2020

High doses of vitamin C under study for treating COVID-19 may benefit some populations, but investigators exploring its potential in aging say key factors in effectiveness include levels of the natural transporter needed to … maladies, investigators at the Medical College of Georgia Center for Healthy Aging report in a commentary in the journal Aging and Disease . The investigators recommend that those factors be considered in the design and execution …

Regenerative Medicine

Science Saturday: Turning back the clock on aging | Mayo Clinic | 10/31/2020

Healthy Aging Month, a time to focus on the positive aspects of aging. Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine , which is leading a therapeutic paradigm shift from treating disease to restoring health, is working collaboratively with researchers in the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging . Together they are seeking to solve the puzzle of why the body‚Äôs healing abilities wane as a person grows older. ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre quite …

Medical Research

Grant programs will provide $2.2 million to support biomedical research on healthy aging | 10/29/2020

The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) announce the 2020 recipients of three grant programs: the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty, the … close to $2.2 million in support of biomedical research on healthy aging. The Grants for Junior Faculty provide early career investigators with up to $100,000 to support research focused on aging processes and age-related …

Community Health

Bayshore HealthCare Partners with Amazon to Donate 1,000 Fire Tablets to Seniors in Need – Alicia Bell IFBB Pro Train It Right | 10/27/2020

Community Health Survey – Healthy Aging i . Moreover, seniors with health conditions may have a greater need for social support during the COVID-19 pandemic than their healthier counterparts. This group may be at a greater risk of low social support during the pandemic due to social distancing measures implemented to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Seniors who lived alone, seniors who resided in urban areas, senior men, and immigrant …

Mental Health

Is Spirituality a Component of Wisdom? | 10/22/2020

Healthy Aging and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Newswise — Wisdom has gained increasing interest among researchers over the last few decades as a biologically based personality trait relevant to physical well-being and mental health. Previous studies have identified six common, measurable components of wisdom: pro-social behaviors (empathy, compassion, altruism and a sense of fairness), emotional regulation, self-reflection or insight …

Health Research

Celltrient™ Cellular Energy Products Featuring Tru Niagen® Launch in US | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 10/14/2020

… Science launch of Celltrient Cellular Energy,” says ChromaDex CEO Rob Fried. “Tru Niagen, the only proprietary form of NR, provides healthy aging and energy support at the cellular level by safely and effectively increasing NAD … 127 KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: OTHER HEALTH RESEARCH MEN CONSUMER FOOD/BEVERAGE FITNESS & NUTRITION RETAIL OTHER CONSUMER SCIENCE WOMEN ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE HEALTH SOURCE: ChromaDex Corporation …

Biotech

Why Muscle, Our Neglected Organ, Is The Key To Healthy Aging | 10/12/2020

… healthy aging, if you care about finding out if you can extend your lifespan and your healthspan, then you should listen to this podcast because it’s with two extraordinary scientists who are at the cutting edge of research on aging and muscle and health. Dr. Chris Rinsch, who is the co-founder and CEO at Amazentis, which is a extraordinary new company. It’s like a biotech company, but for nutraceuticals …

Healthcare Policy

Clashing medications put older adults at risk but many haven’t had a pharmacist check them | 10/7/2020

… Healthy Aging, based at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation with support from AARP and Michigan Medicine, U-M’s academic medical center. The new report draws on responses from a national sample of more than 2,000 adults aged 50 to 80. The poll team worked with two faculty in the U-M College of Pharmacy who have studied the issue of multiple medication use, and the …

Medicare

New Podcast Presents Power Player Interviews at Intersection of Longevity and Technology | PR Newswire | 9/16/2020

… partnership and are pleased to be leveraging our knowledge base and distribution to bring a fresh set of perspectives around healthy aging using technology.” “Mary is a leading voice and advocate for seniors, longevity…and … be very exciting.” The podcast topics will include: changes in Medicare for telemedicine since COViD-19, the impact on older voters in the 2020 election, the innovative tech solutions to address social isolation in seniors …

Population Health

Reduce your risk of falling in older age | 9/15/2020

… Prevention Awareness week with awareness and education activities for older adults, their families and caregivers September 15, 2020 Every September, Healthy Aging Month urges older adults to take the time to reevaluate and improve their … founding director of the Texas A&M Health Center for Population Health and Aging . “Being less physically active puts you at a higher risk for falls, but doing things such as strength and balance exercises …

Telehealth

New Project to Bring Telehealth to Affordable Housing Facilities | mHealth Intelligence | 8/24/2020

Telehealth News New Project to Bring Telehealth to Affordable Housing Facilities The University of California and CITRIS are partnering on a pilot program to equip seniors in two affordable housing communities with telehealth services and … 3.4 million project includes participation from CDW Healthcare, Decimal.health, the Healthy Aging in a Digital World initiative at UC Davis Health and the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) , part of the National Consortium of …

UC Davis

New Project to Bring Telehealth to Affordable Housing Facilities | mHealth Intelligence | 8/24/2020

Healthy Aging in a Digital World initiative at UC Davis Health and the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) , part of the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers. The project will begin with complexes operated by Front Porch and Eskaton, non-profit senior living providers who manage some 38 affordable housing communities, with plans to expand to four more communities before developing a strategy for scalability. The program will include …

Brain Health

From The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020: Alzheimer’s Risk Factors May Be Measurable In Adolescents And Young Adults | PR Newswire | 7/30/2020

… action to protect your memory and thinking abilities,” Carrillo said. The Alzheimer’s Association is leading the U.S. Study to Protect Brain Health Through Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Risk ( U.S. POINTER ), a two-year clinical trial … of more than 714 African Americans in the Study of Healthy Aging in African Americans (STAR), Kristen George , Ph.D., MPH, of the University of California, Davis , and colleagues found that high blood pressure and diabetes …

American Heart Association

Families With Aging Parents: Take Two Long Term Protective Measures Against COVID-19 | Forbes | 6/11/2020

… medical conditions. The fatalities and serious cases had a pattern: high blood pressure was a prominent factor. According to the American Heart Association, nearly half of American adults have it. Many don’t know it and … here, with an abiding interest in health issues and particularly, healthy aging. I have always loved working with older people, … Read More I’m a California girl, born and raised here, with an abiding interest in …

Genomics

Leading Alzheimer’s Disease Experts Join T3D Therapeutics’ Scientific Advisory Board | PR Newswire | 2/12/2020

Genomics Suzanne Craft , Ph.D. , Professor of Medicine, Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; Co-Director, Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine Suzanne de la Monte , M.D., MPH. , Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown University Martin Farlow M.D . , Professor Emeritus of Neurology, Indiana University ; Associate Co-Director of the Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Director Alzheimer Clinical Trials Michael Heneka , M.D. , Professor of Clinical Neuroscience …

CDC

Top stories in infectious disease: Risky antibiotic use, an ‘unusual’ flu season, E. coli from romaine lettuce and more | 12/3/2019

… H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce. Survey finds risky antibiotic use among adults The University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging surveyed a national sample of U.S. adults about their opinions and experiences with … laboratories this season have been influenza B viruses, according to CDC FluView data. Read more. Four things to know about the romaine lettuce outbreak In the wake of the CDC’s announcement that a multistate outbreak …

Integrative Medicine

How to Eat, Sleep and Live Better, with Dr. Andrew Weil M.D. | Forbes | 12/2/2019

… Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Well-Being , and is a partner at the healthy-eating restaurant chain, True Food Kitchen . He’s also the founder and Director at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine . Dr. Andrew Weil Andrew Weil Most recently, however, Dr. Weil’s dedicated himself to promoting the benefits of a Japanese tea called matcha to Western audiences with his newest brand, Matcha Kari . Needless to …

Nutraceuticals

French Grape & Wild Blueberry Extracts to Enhance Memory and Learning Capacity | 12/2/2019

… improve one or more aspects of cognitive function in healthy people of different age groups, including students. Often, research on nutraceuticals used in either type of supplement is specific to an aging population or to … age-related cognitive decline (ARCD) is common, can occur in healthy aging individuals1 and should not be confused with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. ARCD is simply mild memory problems associated with normal aging (e.g. “Where …

Clinical Research

French Grape & Wild Blueberry Extracts to Enhance Memory and Learning Capacity | 12/2/2019

… Regarding the first category, I want to be clear that age-related cognitive decline (ARCD) is common, can occur in healthy aging individuals1 and should not be confused with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. ARCD is … function. Now let’s take a look at epidemiological (population) and preclinical research. Epidemiological and Preclinical Research Epidemiological studies have examined the relationship between cognitive functioning (including dementia prevalence) and nutritional habits and status. In particular …

Precision Medicine

HCR ManorCare deal laid foundation for ProMedica’s growth | Modern Healthcare | 11/30/2019

… ManorCare refer to our groundbreaking partnership as “One Bold Vision,” with a goal of redefining healthcare and its role in healthy aging. That message has really resonated with our board, leaders, physicians and staff. They … like unaffordability, drive to lower-cost settings, transparency, consumerism, digital, precision medicine, aging trends and anchor institution roles. DESCRIBE YOUR LEADERSHIP STYLE. It would be best described as a participatory style that is inclusive of …

NIH

Association of Extracellular Vesicle Protein Cargo with Race and Clinical Markers of Mortality | Nature | 11/26/2019

… there are changes in EV characteristics by race and sex, we randomly selected a sub-cohort of participants from the Healthy Aging in Neighborhoods of Diversity across the Life Span (HANDLS) study. These participants were … Aging, Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) 40 . The Institutional Review Board of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, approved this study and all participants provided written informed consent …

Department of Health and Human Services

First Edition: November 26, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/26/2019

… the agency to Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-Conn.), chair of the House Appropriations subcommittee that oversees funding for the Department of Health and Human Services, which includes CDC. (Moore, 11/25) CNN: CDC Urged US … data from the University of Michigan’s 2018 National Poll on Healthy Aging, a nationally representative survey of adults 50 to 80. Overall, 44.3 percent of respondents said they were at least somewhat likely to develop …

Food and Drug Administration

First Edition: November 26, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/26/2019

… were easy to get. (Hamilton, 11/26) The Wall Street Journal: New Drugs Emerge To Treat Sickle Cell Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug for sickle cell disease Monday, adding to … data from the University of Michigan’s 2018 National Poll on Healthy Aging, a nationally representative survey of adults 50 to 80. Overall, 44.3 percent of respondents said they were at least somewhat likely to develop …

Medicaid

First Edition: November 26, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/26/2019

… patients who need them. Mental health providers would also get a pay increase. The plan would eliminate the decades-old Medicaid restriction on funding care for patients staying at large mental health institutions. (Ehley, 11/25 … data from the University of Michigan’s 2018 National Poll on Healthy Aging, a nationally representative survey of adults 50 to 80. Overall, 44.3 percent of respondents said they were at least somewhat likely to develop …

University of Utah

Paths to Practice Interview: Dr. Annie Budhathoki, DAOM, LAc of Huntsman Cancer Institute | 11/23/2019

… acupuncturist at the Linda B. and Robert B. Wiggins Wellness and Integrative Health Center, Huntsman Cancer Hospital and Clinics, the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Background video interview minute 0 - 5 Annie Budhathoki … master’s degree in acupuncture and oriental medicine. Then, she studied healthy aging and longevity at Yo San U niversity in Los Angeles, CA, where she received her doctorate degree in the field. In November 2009 …

HealthDay

Telehealth Skyrocketing Among Older Adults | U.S. News & World Report | 8/20/2020

Telehealth Skyrocketing Among Older Adults Aug. 20, 2020 By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) – More older Americans have been seeing their doctors virtually since the pandemic began than ever … meeting their doctor online, according to the National Poll on Healthy Aging, published online by the University of Michigan. Among those over 50, 17% still said they have never used any kind of video conferencing …

Telehealth Skyrocketing Among Older Adults | U.S. News & World Report | 8/20/2020

Telehealth Skyrocketing Among Older Adults Aug. 20, 2020 By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) – More older Americans have been seeing their doctors virtually since the pandemic began than ever … meeting their doctor online, according to the National Poll on Healthy Aging, published online by the University of Michigan. Among those over 50, 17% still said they have never used any kind of video conferencing …

Amgen

China NHDRC partners with Amgen in 3-year program to study aging’s effects on its health system | Healthcare IT News | 11/26/2019

… of the key topics of China’s health service system in the context of the country’s aging population. 02:00 AM Credit: Amgen China China National Health Development Research Center (NHDRC), a Chinese national research institution, signed … than happy to support the Chinese government’s effort to promote healthy aging and deliver on our commitment to Chinese patients. We will continue to work with all stakeholders to accelerate the shift of healthcare from …

Program of Building of High-Quality and Efficient Health Service System and Empirical Study in the Context of Aging Kicked off in Beijing | PR Newswire | 11/25/2019

… Efficient Health Service System and Empirical Study in the Context of Aging took place in Beijing today. Government officials and Amgen executives who were present included Wannian Liang, Director General, the Department of Healthcare Reform … Ultimately this will support policy shaping for China to achieve healthy aging while providing practical experience to building a high-quality and efficient health service system. At the launch ceremony, Wannian Liang , Director General, the …

Arivale

How Old Are You? Your Body Might Disagree With That Answer | PRWeb | 11/23/2019

… compared to chronological age. The findings were published in the Journals of Gerontology: Series A, in a special issue on Healthy Aging, sponsored by AARP. “A major interest of the Hood-Price Lab for Systems … varied by age and health status and who participated in Arivale (now closed), which was a consumer data-intensive “scientific wellness” program. The wellness program also included lifestyle coaching on exercise, nutrition, stress management, and …

How Old Are You? Your Body Might Disagree With That Answer | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 11/23/2019

… compared to chronological age. The findings were published in the Journals of Gerontology: Series A, in a special issue on Healthy Aging, sponsored by AARP. “A major interest of the Hood-Price Lab for Systems … varied by age and health status and who participated in Arivale (now closed), which was a consumer data-intensive “scientific wellness” program. The wellness program also included lifestyle coaching on exercise, nutrition, stress management, and …

SilverSneakers

UnitedHealthcare Extends Partnership with Tivity Health to Provide SilverSneakers to Medicare Advantage Group Members Through 2022 | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

UnitedHealthcare Extends Partnership with Tivity Health to Provide SilverSneakers to Medicare Advantage Group Members Through 2022 Agreement confirms commitment to improve the physical and social health of members News provided by Nov 21, 2019, 08:32 … offers members opportunities for social connection, an important component of healthy aging. “Social isolation and loneliness are associated with a higher risk of heart disease, stroke, disability and dementia – these conditions are as detrimental to …

Healthy Aging in Rural Towns | 11/14/2019

Home › Uncategorized › Healthy Aging in Rural Towns Healthy Aging in Rural Towns November HeART Project Terri Johnson, Community Health Aging Coordinator/HeART Project Winter is coming. HeART coalition partners from around Langlade County will be planning programs for the 2020 year. What’s coming? Group fitness classes for seniors! Classes will be held in several locations and will include SilverSneakers, StrongBones, and yoga, for starters. More sessions on dementia, caregiver support …

Tivity Health

UnitedHealthcare Extends Partnership with Tivity Health to Provide SilverSneakers to Medicare Advantage Group Members Through 2022 | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

UnitedHealthcare Extends Partnership with Tivity Health to Provide SilverSneakers to Medicare Advantage Group Members Through 2022 Agreement confirms commitment to improve the physical and social health of members News provided by Nov 21, 2019, 08:32 … offers members opportunities for social connection, an important component of healthy aging. “Social isolation and loneliness are associated with a higher risk of heart disease, stroke, disability and dementia – these conditions are as detrimental to …

Tivity Health Conference Promotes Innovation in Healthy Aging - Nashville Medical News | 9/6/2019

Tivity Health Conference Promotes Innovation in Healthy Aging By CINDY SANDERS Tivity Health CEO Donato Tramuto leads a conversation with broadcast icon and author Katie Couric On Aug. 14, Donato Tramuto, CEO of Tivity Health and co-founder of Health eVillages, welcomed nearly 250 attendees to the Omni Nashville Hotel for the Third Annual Connectivity Summit on Rural Aging. The 2019 programming focused on demystifying the social determinants of health …

Juvenescence

Juvenescence raises $100M to fund longevity assets to early readouts | FierceBiotech | 8/19/2019

Juvenescence has raised $100 million (€90 million) to advance multiple anti-aging programs. The U.K. company, which was co-founded by Jim Mellon, has reeled in $165 million over 18 months to establish itself at … invested $10 million. To execute its plans to develop 12 healthy aging candidates, Juvenescence will likely need to raise more money from a larger number of backers at some point. Juvenescence has previously expressed an …

Juvenescence raises $100M to fund longevity assets to early readouts | FierceBiotech | 8/19/2019

Aug 19, 2019 7:30am Juvenescence plans to raise money in an IPO “at some point.” (Getty/Rawpixel) Juvenescence has raised $100 million (€90 million) to advance multiple anti-aging programs. The U.K. company, which was … invested $10 million. To execute its plans to develop 12 healthy aging candidates, Juvenescence will likely need to raise more money from a larger number of backers at some point. Juvenescence has previously expressed an …

Michigan Medicine

Loneliness doubled among older adults in first months of COVID-19, poll shows | 9/21/2020

… Healthy Aging, which is done for the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation with support from AARP and Michigan Medicine, U-M’s academic medical center. Both the 2020 and 2018 polls on loneliness involved a national sample of more than 2,000 adults aged 50 to 80. The poll points to some bright spots, too. For instance, the 46% of older adults who said they interacted with people …

Loneliness Doubled Among Older Adults in First Months of COVID-19 Lockdown | 9/15/2020

… Healthy Aging, which is done for the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation with support from AARP and Michigan Medicine, U-M’s academic medical center. Both the 2020 and 2018 polls on loneliness involved a national sample of more than 2,000 adults aged 50 to 80. The poll points to some bright spots, too. For instance, the 46% of older adults who said they interacted with people …

Rush University Medical Center

Martha Clare Morris, Rush researcher who studied link between diet and dementia, dies at 64 | 3/6/2020

Chicago Tribune Mar 05, 2020 2:57 PM Dr. Martha Clare Morris, at Rush University Medical Center in 2006. (Milbert O. Brown / Chicago Tribune) Martha Clare Morris, director of the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging at Rush University Medical Center, conducted groundbreaking research into the link between diet and Alzheimer’s disease. Her work convinced her there was a connection between nutrition and dementia, findings that led her and colleagues to create …

Martha Clare Morris, Rush researcher who studied link between diet and dementia, dies at 64 | 3/6/2020

Chicago Tribune Mar 05, 2020 2:57 PM Dr. Martha Clare Morris, at Rush University Medical Center in 2006. (Milbert O. Brown / Chicago Tribune) Martha Clare Morris, director of the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging at Rush University Medical Center, conducted groundbreaking research into the link between diet and Alzheimer’s disease. Her work convinced her there was a connection between nutrition and dementia, findings that led her and colleagues to create …

Cleveland Clinic

Leading Alzheimer’s Disease Experts Join T3D Therapeutics’ Scientific Advisory Board | PR Newswire | 2/12/2020

… Medical Officer, Oryzon Genomics Suzanne Craft , Ph.D. , Professor of Medicine, Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; Co-Director, Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine Suzanne de la Monte , M.D … Camille and Larry Ruvo Endowed Chair for Brain Health Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Las Vegas Nevada Pierre Tariot , M.D. , Director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute; Research Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona …

Latest 2020 Technologies For Senior Safety And Protection | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

… of Bed, Chair, Toilet (BCT) exit activity Real-time analytics focusing staff attention where it is needed most - Trazer – Most Advanced Rehabilitation Technology https://www.predictivehealthdevices.com/trazer Numerous senior citizen fall protocols developed at Cleveland Clinic; comports with CDC STEADI protocol Designed to improve physical performance, enhance safety, and assist in rehabilitation of injury in a fun, interactive way Objectively quantifies senior progression and outcomes and thereby increasing the viability of …

Harvard Medical School

First Edition: November 26, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/26/2019

… and Rockoff, 11/24) Stat: Some Brain-Boosting Supplements Contain An Unapproved Drug New research led by Dr. Pieter Cohen of Harvard Medical School documents five supplement brands for sale in the U.S. that contain various … data from the University of Michigan’s 2018 National Poll on Healthy Aging, a nationally representative survey of adults 50 to 80. Overall, 44.3 percent of respondents said they were at least somewhat likely to develop …

Excessive brain activity linked to a shorter life - SFGate | 10/17/2019

… healthy aging. It’s very counterintuitive.” Researchers at Harvard Medical School analyzed brain tissue donated to human brain banks by people ranging in age from their 60s and 70s to centenarians who lived to be 100 or older. They found people who died before their mid-80s had lower levels in their brains of a protein called REST that tamps down genes involved in sparking brain activity, compared to the very …

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Aging Matters: Medicare workshop planned | 11/24/2019

Wake Forest Baptist Health Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention are looking for volunteers for its Dementia Care (D-CARE) study. The study is evaluating three options for providing support and services to people with memory or thinking difficulties and those who care for them. Individuals who join the study will be assigned randomly to one of three groups and will continue to receive their regular medical care …

Aging Matters: Senior Services to have volunteer orientation | 11/17/2019

Wake Forest Baptist Health Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention are looking for volunteers for its Dementia Care (D-CARE) study. The study is evaluating three options for providing support and services to people with memory or thinking difficulties and those who care for them. Individuals who join the study will be assigned randomly to one of three groups and will continue to receive their regular medical care …

MaineHealth

Director of MaineHealth Falls Prevention Program that Serves 100,000 Seniors Nationwide Testifies before Senator Collins’ Committee | US Seante | 10/16/2019

Related Issues Search Director of MaineHealth Falls Prevention Program that Serves 100,000 Seniors Nationwide Testifies before Senator Collins’ Committee Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans In: Click … At Senator Collins’ invitation, Peggy Haynes, the Senior Director of Healthy Aging at MaineHealth who directs A Matter of Balance, testified. Since MaineHealth established the current program in 2006, it has expanded to 46 states …

Senate Aging Committee Releases Report on Falls Prevention, Holds Hearing on Proven Strategies to Protect Seniors from Injury | US Seante | 10/16/2019

… Healthy Aging, MaineHealth (Portland, ME). Ms. Haynes directs A Matter of Balance, an evidence-based falls prevention program that was developed at MaineHealth. This program A Matter of Balance is offered in 46 states reaching nearly 100,000 seniors. Ms. Haynes spoke about the program, its reach, and it its impact. Virginia Demby, Advocate for Community and Older Adults (Chester, PA). Ms. Demby is an 84-year-old retired nurse. She …

Hartford HealthCare

Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging officially opens | 8/16/2019

Backus Hospital officially opened the Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging with a ribbon-cutting Aug. 14 at 26 Washington St., Norwich. The new location is one of 11 locations for Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging. Free comprehensive assessments can determine the appropriate level and type of care to best support the individual, caregivers and family members, even those who live far away. Resources may include in-home care …

Hartford HealthCare Senior Services offers free blood pressure screenings - Courant Community | 11/22/2017

Courant Community YMCA, 29 High St., Southington (Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging)Thursday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m. to noon, Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington (Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging)Tuesday, Dec. 12, 11 a.m. to noon, ShopRite, 750 Queen St., Southington (Sponsored by The Orchards at Southington)Thursday, Dec. 14, 1 to 2 p.m., Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. (Sponsored by …

American Specialty Health

The Silver&Fit® Program Offers Industry-Leading New Features to Keep Seniors Healthy and Fit in 2020 | PR Newswire | 1/6/2020

CARMEL, Ind. and SAN DIEGO , Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The Silver&Fit ® Healthy Aging and Exercise program is ratcheting up its industry-leading offerings to Medicare-eligible members nationwide with the introduction of new features … to their communities,” said George DeVries , chairman and CEO of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH), which launched the Silver&Fit program in 2007. “The New Year is the time when most Americans take stock of …

HAP Introduces $0 Medicare Advantage Plan | PR Newswire | 10/11/2017

HAP Introduces $0 Medicare Advantage Plan Plan features Silver&Fit® Exercise & Healthy Aging Program for active seniors 11, 2017, 09:00 DETROIT , Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Health Alliance Plan has a $0 premium Medicare Advantage plan … 2018 . The Silver&Fit Exercise & Healthy Aging Program, provided by American Specialty Health Inc., is a new benefit to keep HAP Medicare Advantage members well. With Silver&Fit, members have the option of using a …

Humana

Three Powerful Tips to Help You Take Charge of Your Physical Health | 11/7/2019

Humana , a Next Avenue sponsor.) Just as we all look and feel different, our active lifestyles can (and should) take different forms. Yet, there is still one universal truth: taking care of your physical health is essential to healthy aging. We all know we should exercise, but what if you’ve lost touch with your sweaty side? How do you go about making your health a habit — or even a passion …

Senior Games inspires healthy aging for many | wtsp.com | 6/12/2019

Small plane flips over while trying to land in Pasco County Senior Games inspires healthy aging for many Growing older doesn’t mean you have to stop moving. The National Senior Games, presented by Humana, kicks off June 14 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the participants are passionate about cultivating a natural culture of active aging. We spoke with athletes, Katherine Switzer and Carol Klenfner. Switzer is an avid runner, and …

Cigna

Ted Danson shares tips for healthy aging | 7/3/2019

… but caring doctor. In real life, the 70-year-old says good relationships with health care providers are critical for healthy aging. “I like the personal relationship with a fellow human being who has compassion … it better.” Danson is currently promoting whole person health with Cigna, which serves older adults in 16 states through its Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. He’s encouraging people to talk to their health care providers about …

Ted Danson Shares Tips for Healthy Aging | 6/16/2019

Ted Danson Shares Tips for Healthy Aging Photo Courtesy of Cigna Posted By: State Point June 14, 2019 Share: In his distinguished career, actor Ted Danson has played many iconic roles, including a cantankerous but caring doctor. In real life, the 70-year-old says good relationships with health care providers are critical for healthy aging. “I like the personal relationship with a fellow human being who has compassion, and …

Health Alliance Plan

HAP Extends Office Hours to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Meet Enrollment Deadline | PR Newswire | 12/1/2017

… HAP’s Medicare Advantage members enjoy the flexibility to choose programs and activities they enjoy. For example, HAP’s Silver&Fit® Exercise & Healthy Aging Program gives members the option of using a fitness center, home fitness kit … Dec. 7 , individuals can call HAP representatives until midnight. About Health Alliance Plan Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is a Michigan -based, nonprofit health plan that provides health coverage to more than 650,000 members and companies …

HAP Extends Office Hours to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Meet Enrollment Deadline | PR Newswire | 12/1/2017

… HAP’s Medicare Advantage members enjoy the flexibility to choose programs and activities they enjoy. For example, HAP’s Silver&Fit® Exercise & Healthy Aging Program gives members the option of using a fitness center, home fitness kit … Dec. 7 , individuals can call HAP representatives until midnight. About Health Alliance Plan Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is a Michigan -based, nonprofit health plan that provides health coverage to more than 650,000 members and companies …

Chris Farr

A Pandemic Lockdown Just For Older People? No! | Forbes | 7/3/2020

By Chris Farrell, Next Avenue Contributor An idea is gaining traction among some economists and scholars to deal with the pandemic in America: Isolate and lockdown older Americans, possibly until there is a vaccine. Everyone … says Ruth Finkelstein, executive director of the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging at Hunter College and a Next Avenue Influencer in Aging. A Look at the ‘Targeting’ Idea to Fight the Pandemic The targeting idea …

Charles E. Schmidt

FAU Poll Finds Climate Change Still Is Important Topic For Floridians In Era Of Coronavirus | PR Newswire | 6/30/2020

… signal a similar change in coming years for the GOP across the nation,” Polsky said. CES is part of FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science , while BEPI is in FAU’s College of Business . The … critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build …

Jason Brown

Persona Nutrition Welcomes Bariatric Expert Philip Schauer, M.D. to its Medical Advisory Board | PR Newswire | 6/24/2020

… individuals must alter their nutritional regimen for the rest of their lives, which includes taking high-quality dietary supplements,” said Jason Brown, founder and CEO of Persona. “Dr. Schauer’s expertise will help bariatric patients reach … such as pediatric health, allergy, acute care, oncology, metabolic health, healthy aging, gastrointestinal health, and inborn errors of metabolism. Headquartered in Switzerland, NHSc employs over 5,000 people around the world, who are committed to making …

Christine E. Lynn

FAU Now Offers COVID-19 Contact Tracing And Risk-Reduction Public Health Certificate | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

… In response to the high demand for one of the fastest-growing jobs in the U.S., Florida Atlantic University ‘s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has launched a new, online public health certificate course … critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build …

Preeti Malani

COVID-19: Millions of Older Americans Going Hungry | WebMD | 5/14/2020

Healthy Aging conducted by the University of Michigan. The number unable to obtain needed food in the past year was even higher among blacks, Hispanics and those not yet getting Medicare , researchers said. “Access to nutritious food and health status are closely linked, yet this poll reveals major disparities in that access,” said poll director Dr. Preeti Malani, a professor of internal medicine at Michigan Medicine. “Even as we focus …

Steven Feldman

Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group™ Supports Human-Animal Bond Research | PRWeb | 5/13/2020

… help pets live longer and healthier.” “HABRI is thrilled to welcome Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group as a supporter,” said Steven Feldman, Executive Director of HABRI. “From HABRI research, we know that pets are considered … well-being, support child health and development, and contribute to healthy aging. In addition, companion animals can assist in the treatment of a broad range of conditions from post-traumatic stress to Alzheimer’s disease to …

Malina Ngai

Cellular Health Market Leader Tru Niagen® to Launch in U.K. Online and in Retail Stores Exclusively with Superdrug, Expanding Global Retail Partnership Between ChromaDex and A.S. Watson Group | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… healthy aging, providing a safe and effective choice for our health-conscious customers. It has become one of the best-selling supplements in Watsons and a driving force to grow our healthcare category,” says Malina Ngai, Group Chief Operating Officer of A.S. Watson Group and CEO of A.S. Watson (Asia & Europe). “We appreciate the opportunity to introduce Tru Niagen to customers in more markets around the world during this pivotal …

Johanan Rand

PRP Hair Restoration Therapy in New Jersey Now Offered by Healthy Aging Medical Centers | PR Newswire | 2/4/2020

WEST ORANGE, N.J. Healthy Aging Medical Centers is pleased to announce it now offers PRP Hair Restoration Therapy in New Jersey . Using its cutting-edge medical technology, Dr. Johanan Rand , M.D and his team of professionals know how to use PRP to help men and women restore fuller and thicker hair. Continue Reading (PRNewsfoto/Healthy Aging Medical Centers) (PRNewsfoto/Healthy Aging Medical Centers) Thinning hair due to natural aging affects …

Andrew Weil

How to Eat, Sleep and Live Better, with Dr. Andrew Weil M.D. | Forbes | 12/2/2019

Dr. Andrew Weil M.D. is nothing less than a legendary leader within the field of integrative and botanical medicine. Now, at 77 years old, he’s still the perfect picture of health. Throughout his life, Dr. Weil’s traveled the world to study holistic, plant-based wellness, received his doctorate from Harvard University, wrote multiple New York Times best-sellers including The Natural Mind , 8 Weeks to Optimum Health , and Healthy Aging

Andrew M. Cuomo

NY launches Creative Aging Initiative | 11/27/2019

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the launch of a three-region Creative Aging Initiative to provide hands-on art-making programs that support comprehensive physical and mental health benefits for older New Yorkers and … Creative Aging Initiative takes an innovative, evidence-based approach to healthy aging, underscoring New York’s leadership as the first age-friendly state in the nation. “New York is first in the nation in implementing age …

John Kell

Groundbreaking for Neuroscience Building and Residence Hall Mark 20th Anniversary Of FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus | PR Newswire | 11/23/2019

… Jupiter campus than with a celebration marking the construction of two new state-of-the-art buildings,” said FAU President John Kelly . “Our Jupiter campus is the only place on earth where Scripps and Max … critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build …

Hollie Kemp

Watercrest Senior Living Group Launches Live Exhilarated™ Program at Palm Bay Memory Care | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

healthy aging focusing on individuals achieving personal wholeness through participation in programs aligned with the seven facets of wholeness. These facets provide the framework for the Live Exhilarated™ program which focuses on celebrating the residents’ story, encouraging their pursuit of new passions, optimizing their experience, and offering variety and choice to all residents. The Live Exhilarated™ program was created specifically for Watercrest Senior Living by Hollie Kemp , a nationally recognized …

Marc Vorkapich

Watercrest Senior Living Group Launches Live Exhilarated™ Program at Market Street Memory Care Residence Palm Coast | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… Living’s newly launched ‘Live Exhilarated’ program. Watercrest Senior Living, owner and operator of Market Street, takes a unique approach to healthy aging focusing on individuals achieving personal wholeness through participation in programs aligned with the … Place to Work, Watercrest Senior Living Group was founded by Marc Vorkapich , CEO, and Joan Williams , CFO, to honor our mothers and fathers, aspiring to become a beacon for quality in senior living. Watercrest specializes …

Catherine Collins

Nineteen Facts That Illuminate Women’s Retirement Risks | PR Newswire | 11/14/2019

… better educated and enjoy career opportunities that were unimaginable 50 years ago. Despite this progress, women continue to be at greater risk than men of not achieving financial security in older age,” says Catherine Collinson , CEO and president of Transamerica Institute and TCRS. “A woman’s path to a secure retirement is filled with obstacles, such as lower pay and time out of the workforce for parenting or caregiving, which can …

Jeff Zwiefel

Life Time Brings Athletic Resort Experience to Wisconsin with Opening of 176,000-square-foot Destination in Brookfield on Nov. 11 | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… life whether they’re exercising, working, relaxing or spending time with family or friends. This is truly a special place,” said Jeff Zwiefel , executive vice president and chief operating officer. “We’re very excited about unveiling the … distinctive programming, encompass the full spectrum of a healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment experience for individuals, couples and families of all ages. SOURCE Life Time …

Gavin Newsom

Community leaders come together to plan for future senior citizens | 10/17/2019

… leaders met on Wednesday morning to come up with ideas on helping the growing senior citizen population in California.Recently, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation to bolster support for California’s senior citizens.According to a statement released … his first nine months in office to not only promote healthy aging in the state, but also ensure protections for senior citizens.”Every day, 1,000 Californians turn 65 years old, and in the next twenty …

Bob Casey

Fall Prevention Needs More Attention, Senators, Witnesses Say | 10/17/2019

… falls “may not even tell the whole story because many older adults don’t tell anyone when they fall,” said Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), the committee’s ranking member. “We must remove the stigma associated with … their local communities and nationwide. Peggy Haynes, senior director of Healthy Aging at Maine Health, a healthcare system in Portland, talked about “A Matter of Balance,” an evidence-based, clinically led fall prevention program developed …

Susan Collins

Fall Prevention Needs More Attention, Senators, Witnesses Say | 10/17/2019

… cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans, often leading to a downward spiral with serious consequences,” Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), chair of the Senate Aging Committee, said Wednesday at a hearing … their local communities and nationwide. Peggy Haynes, senior director of Healthy Aging at Maine Health, a healthcare system in Portland, talked about “A Matter of Balance,” an evidence-based, clinically led fall prevention program developed …

Ted Danson

Ted Danson shares tips for healthy aging | 7/3/2019

StatePoint) In his distinguished career, actor Ted Danson has played many iconic roles, including a cantankerous but caring doctor. In real life, the 70-year-old says good relationships with health care providers are critical for healthy aging. “I like the personal relationship with a fellow human being who has compassion, and offers a solid plan to fix whatever is going on with both body and mind,” says Danson. “If …

Catherine Collinson

Empowerment Is the Cornerstone of the New Social Contract for Retirement | PR Newswire | 5/20/2019

… working years relative to time in retirement. We must also protect our health to fully enjoy this extra time,” said Catherine Collinson , CEO and president of nonprofit Transamerica Institute and TCRS, and executive director of … steps taken over time can have a large impact on healthy aging and the ability to retire on one’s own terms. For many, the most difficult step is simply taking the first step,” said Collinson …

Michael Franti

Life Time’s Largest Athletic Lifestyle Resort Welcomes Musician, Yogi and Humanitarian Michael Franti for Opening Weekend Celebration in South Charlotte | PR Newswire | 12/16/2017

Life Time’s Largest Athletic Lifestyle Resort Welcomes Musician, Yogi and Humanitarian Michael Franti for Opening Weekend Celebration in South Charlotte, Presented by DanoneWave 320,000-square-foot country club-style destination offers members and guests exclusive … of new and unique experiences at the new healthy living, healthy aging, healthy entertainment destination for its members. “Life Time is a way of life—from working out to recovery and relaxing,” said general manager …

Mike Jakubic

HAP Extends Office Hours to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Meet Enrollment Deadline | PR Newswire | 12/1/2017

… individuals maintain a healthy lifestyle. “Think of Medicare open enrollment as the chance to conduct a Medicare check-up,” said Mike Jakubic , director of Medicare sales and operations, HAP. “Take a close look at your … and activities they enjoy. For example, HAP’s Silver&Fit® Exercise & Healthy Aging Program gives members the option of using a fitness center, home fitness kit, a mobile app or a fitness device for a nominal …

Marla Dubinsky

New Serum Test Is First to Measure and Monitor Mucosal Healing in Crohn’s Disease | PR Newswire | 10/16/2017

… more frequent, noninvasive monitoring. “Our goal is to see patients achieve mucosal healing, or significant improvements in mucosal health,” said Marla Dubinsky , M.D., Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Co-director of the Susan … inborn errors of metabolism, pediatric and acute care, obesity care, healthy aging, and gastrointestinal and brain health. Through investing in innovation and leveraging leading-edge science, Nestlé Health Science brings forward innovative nutritional therapies with …

State of Michigan

How Does Telehealth Impact Older Adults? | Benefits and Limitations | 10/12/2020

Michigan (U of M) 2020 National Poll on Healthy Aging (NPHA). This is compared to only four percent in the 2019 NPHA. Why is Mental Telehealth Important for Older Patients? There are multiple, potential benefits for older adults who use telehealth to communicate with their mental health practitioners. At the top of the list is access, according to the APA. During the pandemic, access is vital, especially since some seniors …

State of California

Is Spirituality a Component of Wisdom? | 10/22/2020

… Diego Health Sciences Dilip V. Jeste, MD, co-first author of the study, senior associate dean for the Center of Healthy Aging and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of … of the Journal of Psychiatric Research , researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine add a seventh component of wisdom: spirituality. “There has historically been controversy about whether spirituality is a marker of …

State of Texas

Reduce your risk of falling in older age | 9/15/2020

Covid-19 Reduce your risk of falling in older age Texas A&M observes Falls Prevention Awareness week with awareness and education activities for older adults, their families and caregivers September 15, 2020 Every September, Healthy Aging Month urges older adults to take the time to reevaluate and improve their physical, mental, social and financial well-being. Although things look a bit different in 2020, older adults can still make …

San Diego, California

Is Spirituality a Component of Wisdom? | 10/22/2020

Is Spirituality a Component of Wisdom? Yes, say researchers, though it’s not as critical as pro-social behaviors like compassion and empathy favorite_border UC San Diego Health Sciences Dilip V. Jeste, MD, co-first author of the study, senior associate dean for the Center of Healthy Aging and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Newswise — Wisdom has gained increasing interest among researchers …

State of Georgia

Vitamin C’s effectiveness against COVID may hinge on vitamin’s natural transporter levels | 11/11/2020

Georgia Center for Healthy Aging report in a commentary in the journal Aging and Disease . The investigators recommend that those factors be considered in the design and execution of clinical trials, and when trial results are analyzed, for COVID-19 as well as other conditions, says Dr. Sadanand Fulzele, aging researcher and the article’s corresponding author. The novel nature and lack of immunity against the coronavirus has prompted a worldwide …

State of Florida

Cynthia Morton to Serve as Co-Investigator for a Nearly $1 Million NIA-NIH Healthy Aging Research Study | 7/24/2020

Back to College News Cynthia Morton to Serve as Co-Investigator for a Nearly $1 Million NIA-NIH Healthy Aging Research Study Cynthia Morton , University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, is the co-investigator for $959,000 grant from the National Institute on Aging – National Institutes for Health (NIA-NIH) to explore how minority family members can potentially influence each other to be involved with healthy …

Janesville, Wisconsin

Program gives older adults a playbook for healthy aging | 6/27/2020

Program gives older adults a playbook for healthy aging ANNA MARIE LUX, The Janesville Gazette Paula Schutt, seen here on Friday, June 12, 2020, in Janesville, Wis., is the director of the Rock County Council on Aging which offers an in-home version of the popular Aging Mastery Class. The free kit gives practical tips for aging well and for how to navigate retirement. (Anthony Wahl/The Janesville Gazette via …

State of Rhode Island

How the lowly mushroom is becoming a nutritional star | MSN | 7/25/2020

Coronavirus need-to-knows: Major school districts likely won’t return to in-person teaching; Rhode Island tells visitors to leave beaches Where to grab a cheap burrito (to go!) in every state How the lowly … dietary micronutrients that are all known to be important to healthy aging. We are even looking into whether some of these could be important in preventing Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Four key nutrients Important …

New York, New York

10 (Mostly Free) Splurges That You Deserve After 50 | 7/28/2020

… of the podcast Generation Bold: The Fountain of Truth, winner of the Mature Market Award for Radio. She is a New York Times Age Boom Fellow and author of 14 books, including The Retirement Income … mother happy. And, oh yes…they all promote longevity and healthy aging—and that makes me happy. What’s more, these guilt-free indulgences are mostly free . The 10 things you deserve to splurge on after …

York, Pennsylvania

10 (Mostly Free) Splurges That You Deserve After 50 | 7/28/2020

… the podcast Generation Bold: The Fountain of Truth, winner of the Mature Market Award for Radio. She is a New York Times Age Boom Fellow and author of 14 books, including The Retirement Income Explosion … mother happy. And, oh yes…they all promote longevity and healthy aging—and that makes me happy. What’s more, these guilt-free indulgences are mostly free . The 10 things you deserve to splurge on after …

State of New York

10 (Mostly Free) Splurges That You Deserve After 50 | 7/28/2020

… of the podcast Generation Bold: The Fountain of Truth, winner of the Mature Market Award for Radio. She is a New York Times Age Boom Fellow and author of 14 books, including The Retirement Income … mother happy. And, oh yes…they all promote longevity and healthy aging—and that makes me happy. What’s more, these guilt-free indulgences are mostly free . The 10 things you deserve to splurge on after …

Rock County, Wisconsin

Program gives older adults a playbook for healthy aging | 6/27/2020

Program gives older adults a playbook for healthy aging ANNA MARIE LUX, The Janesville Gazette Paula Schutt, seen here on Friday, June 12, 2020, in Janesville, Wis., is the director of the Rock County Council on Aging which offers an in-home version of the popular Aging Mastery Class. The free kit gives practical tips for aging well and for how to navigate retirement. (Anthony Wahl/The Janesville Gazette via …

Sherman, Texas

The pandemic has amplified ageism. ‘It’s open season for discrimination’ against older adults | 5/5/2020

… is united in a common cause: to protect society’s most vulnerable citizens against the coronavirus. On the bad days, the Sherman Oaks senior is stunned by the carelessness she sees around her. She sees it … psychiatrist at the University of California, San Diego Center for Healthy Aging. “Anytime you mention the virus and risk, immediately people think of older adults. They think of the people more likely to be hospitalized …

Rochester, New York

Bats Offer Clues to Treating COVID-19 – Secrets to Longevity and Disease Tolerance | 7/27/2020

… 19 – Secrets to Longevity and Disease Tolerance Posted on July 27, 2020 Views: 121 Awaken Mgr 2020-07-27T09:16:39-07:00 by University of Rochester: Bats—the only flying mammals—are highly mobile, constantly bringing new pathogens into their … of their colleague Brian Kennedy, director of the Centre for Healthy Aging at the National University of Singapore and co-author of the paper. The three scientists, all experts on longevity in mammals, got to …

Los Angeles, California

L-Nutra and FEAST Announce New Joint Effort to Help Bridge Food and Nutrition Disparities in Under Resourced Communities | PR Newswire | 7/29/2020

LOS ANGELES , July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – L-Nutra, a global leader in nutri-technology, and FEAST, a non-profit dedicated to community health and wellness, today announced a new joint effort to address health disparities … breakthrough discoveries in cellular-level nutrient signalling pathways to promote healthy aging technologies and to advance the development of therapeutic solutions for age-related diseases. For more information visit www.l-nutra.com SOURCE L-Nutra Related …

State of Washington

Study shows walnuts may have anti-inflammatory effects that reduce risk of heart disease | 11/11/2020

Send ANI 1 day ago Washington , November 10: Findings from a randomized controlled trial indicate that people in their 60s and 70s who regularly consume walnuts may have reduced inflammation, a factor associated with a lower risk of heart disease, compared to those who do not eat walnuts. The research was part of the Walnuts and Healthy Aging (WAHA) study - the largest and longest trial to date exploring the benefits …

Boston, Massachusetts

Faces of COVID: Massachusetts man starts Twitter account to honor victims of pandemic | 9/23/2020

… years at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Simmons College Health Center, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, all in the greater Boston area. She also served as an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.Her first … Toxic Threats to Child Development (2000), and Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging (2009).Dr. Stein was once a member of the Democratic Party, but left the party over the issue of campaign finance reform, a …

State of Connecticut

Trump team relaxed training rules for nursing home staff just as pandemic hit | Politico | 7/15/2020

… the spread of Covid-19. “Working in nursing homes is complicated,” said Jesse Martin, vice president of the SEIU in Connecticut, which represents health care workers and has been pushing back against nursing homes hiring … Davies, vice president of the Santa Monica-based nonprofit WISE & Healthy Aging, which provides ombudsman services in southern California. “But at this point, the need for these types of waivers is unnecessary. It was too …

State of Massachusetts

Community Innovations During COVID-19 Response at Center of New Report | PR Newswire | 10/28/2020

WATERTOWN, Mass., A new report offers insights from communities’ response during the coronavirus pandemic and demonstrates their nimbleness in creating more inclusive and equitable systems to support older people. How Innovative Community Responses to COVID-19 Support Healthy Aging is the result of a collaboration between the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative and Tufts Health Plan Foundation. The research, conducted by FSG, highlights strategies employed …

Medford, Massachusetts

Health & Support | 7/29/2020

Jul 29, 2020 at 11:04 AM Yoga for Healthy Aging Medford resident Judy Scribner-Moore offers Yoga for Healthy Aging classes benefitting all ages and levels of experience. Until further notice, all classes will meet via Zoom. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening classes meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday morning classes meet from 10 to 11:15 a.m., and Saturday morning classes meet from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:30 …

Medford, Oregon

Health & Support | 7/29/2020

Jul 29, 2020 at 11:04 AM Yoga for Healthy Aging Medford resident Judy Scribner-Moore offers Yoga for Healthy Aging classes benefitting all ages and levels of experience. Until further notice, all classes will meet via Zoom. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening classes meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday morning classes meet from 10 to 11:15 a.m., and Saturday morning classes meet from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:30 …

Chicago, Illinois

Faces of COVID: Massachusetts man starts Twitter account to honor victims of pandemic | 9/23/2020

… 2012 and 2016 elections. She was also the party’s candidate for governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Stein was raised in Highland Park, Illinois. She was raised in a … Toxic Threats to Child Development (2000), and Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging (2009).Dr. Stein was once a member of the Democratic Party, but left the party over the issue of campaign finance reform, a …

Portland, Oregon

Top tips for healthy aging | MSN | 7/24/2020

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Seattle, Washington

Where You Live May be Key to Long Life | 7/24/2020

… of reaching centenarian age is high are located in urban areas and smaller towns with higher socioeconomic status, including the Seattle area and the region around Pullman, Wash. Study adds to the growing body of … CHaSE) lab. When you live in an environment that supports healthy aging, this likely impacts your ability to successfully beat your genetic odds In other words, when you live in an environment that supports healthy …