The older people are, the fewer memories they share, research finds. And when they do share, they do it in less detail than younger people do, too.
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Brain scans reveal differences among healthy older adults' ability to recall memories. New research digs into what causes the variations.
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Older men may be at higher risk of getting COVID-19 because they worry less than older women or young people about infection or death from the disease.
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More collaboration with home health care providers could help family caregivers feel less overburdened, ease stress, and improve their quality of life.
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Even before COVID-19, one in seven adults between the ages of 50 and 80 faced food insecurity because of cost or other issues, a poll shows.
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"...people at mid-life reported a lot more stressors, about 19% more stress in 2010 than in 1990. And that translates to 64 more days of stress a year."
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Most cars today come with technology to make driving easier and safer. But older drivers don't often use them. Interactive video tutorials may change that.
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For smokers and older adults, COVID-19 can lead to more extreme symptoms and serious respiratory illness. New research is digging into why.
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The COVID-19 pandemic could be a perfect storm for amping up stereotypes about older people, but there are ways you can do better.
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A new artificial intelligence tool predicts which patients will develop severe respiratory disease due to COVID-19. It could help fight the spread.
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