Tai chi can prevent elderly from falls, add mental agility
4/26/2017 Fourth in an occasional series on how Harvard researchers are tackling the problematic issues of aging. The morning light is pouring into the senior living community in Canton, where six residents are performing an exquisite choreography of sweeping ...
Commission on Aging meets in Ridgecrest, Gleason speaks to seniors
4/26/2017 Aaron Flucker of Aging & Adult Services (far left) presents buttons to show appreciation to senior center staff members Monday.
There's a lot more to aging than a number
4/26/2017 As the Baby Boomers rapidly morph into the Elder Boomers, they present some challenging demographics as the first generation of seniors to out-number their children's generation. For the first time in history, the number of people over 65 will soon ...
This super fit 80-year-old personal trainer is teaching his aging clients how to stay in fighting shape
4/26/2017 A 6-foot-2 personal trainer with the lean physique and toned muscles of a basketball pro might seem an unlikely match for Charlene Nilsen.
Aging agency hosts forum on public spending
4/26/2017 The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) will hold a public forum to get feedback on how approximately $22 million in annual federal and state funding earmarked for senior services in its six-county service region during fiscal year 2018 should be spent.
Aging could affect your driving skills
4/26/2017 QUESTION: I am constantly hearing that senior drivers are not safe drivers. Can you tell me what we older drivers should be looking at to determine if we have safety problems?
Exercise improves strength, builds self-confidence in aging adults
4/26/2017 Since 2002, the friends have kept moving through programs designed by Rutgers' Center for Exercising and Aging, in which students lead seniors in activities ranging from strength training to aerobics. "If I had not been exercising all these years, I ...
Aging Well: The importance of intergenerational bonding
4/26/2017 It's easy to understand how aging adults, many of whom are retired and live alone, can become isolated and disconnected.
Forget millennials: Seniors are poised to reshape the housing market
4/26/2017 Hollwich, who wrote a book on the subject, New Aging, last year, is one of many architects, designers, and researchers trying to increase conversation about how we design for old age and how we plan on taking care of a growing number of senior citizens.
Senior living can cost less than aging in place at home: analysis
4/26/2017 Residing in a senior living community can be less expensive than aging in place in a traditional home when all costs are considered, according to a new analysis.