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Engaging in household chores may be beneficial for brain health in older adults

Engaging in household chores may be beneficial for brain health in older adults

Personality trait neuroticism associated with higher risk of Parkinson's disease

Personality trait neuroticism associated with higher risk of Parkinson's disease

Pandemic had motivated older adults to discuss care planning, shows survey

Pandemic had motivated older adults to discuss care planning, shows survey

COVID-19 pandemic can be used as a prompt for discussing older adults' wishes for end-of-life care

COVID-19 pandemic can be used as a prompt for discussing older adults' wishes for end-of-life care

Women experienced high rates of mental health problems early in COVID-19 pandemic

Women experienced high rates of mental health problems early in COVID-19 pandemic

Health disparities in Pennsylvania have become more pronounced during COVID-19, shows report

Health disparities in Pennsylvania have become more pronounced during COVID-19, shows report

2021 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting goes virtual for the first time

2021 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting goes virtual for the first time

Malfunctioning blood-brain barrier is linked to benign forgetfulness of aging

Malfunctioning blood-brain barrier is linked to benign forgetfulness of aging

Overexpression of signaling protein in heart associated with poor survival after heart attack

Overexpression of signaling protein in heart associated with poor survival after heart attack

Study: More than 2/3 of Indiana nursing home staff show willingness to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Study: More than 2/3 of Indiana nursing home staff show willingness to receive COVID-19 vaccine

New poll spotlights a major gap in testing for hearing loss in older adults

New poll spotlights a major gap in testing for hearing loss in older adults

GLS1 inhibitor selectively eliminates senescent cells, ameliorates age-associated disorders

GLS1 inhibitor selectively eliminates senescent cells, ameliorates age-associated disorders

Study provides new insight about integrating treatment for HIV and opioid use disorder in Vietnam

Study provides new insight about integrating treatment for HIV and opioid use disorder in Vietnam

GSA experts propose strategies to address dementia-related psychosis

GSA experts propose strategies to address dementia-related psychosis

Poll data shows disparities in older adults’ ability to isolate COVID-19 persons in homes

Poll data shows disparities in older adults’ ability to isolate COVID-19 persons in homes

New trial to look at reducing transmission of Covid-19 in care homes

New trial to look at reducing transmission of Covid-19 in care homes

Study: Satisfaction with end-of-life care was highest when individuals died at home

Study: Satisfaction with end-of-life care was highest when individuals died at home

Marijuana use varies with seasons, shows study

Marijuana use varies with seasons, shows study

Many older adults experience persistent functional decline following hospitalization with flu

Many older adults experience persistent functional decline following hospitalization with flu

OU Health Sciences Center receives federal grant for opioid management in older adults

OU Health Sciences Center receives federal grant for opioid management in older adults