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UCLA-Led Study Suggests Strong Link Between Depression and Early Death ... - Sierra Sun Times

UCLA-Led Study Suggests Strong Link Between Depression and Early Death ... - Sierra Sun Times | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
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2014 Portland ADU Tour: Kol Peterson's tiny home is a study in small living ... - The Oregonian

2014 Portland ADU Tour: Kol Peterson's tiny home is a study in small living ... - The Oregonian | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
2014 Portland ADU Tour: Kol Peterson's tiny home is a study in small living ...
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After living in shared housing for several years, Peterson was ready for a place of his own. As he researched various options, Kol discovered ADUs.
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Life and Death in Assisted Living: "Close the Back Door" - FRONTLINE

Life and Death in Assisted Living: "Close the Back Door" - FRONTLINE | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Life and Death in Assisted Living: "Close the Back Door" FRONTLINE A wound care expert said the ulcer was teeming with “numerous” strains of bacteria, a sign the person had “probably gone a couple of months” without treatment, according to a state...

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Jeffrey William Goll's curator insight, August 2, 2013 8:36 AM

An hour long discussion of this documentary on the August 1 Diane Rehm show adds quite a bit of depth and nuance to the topic of this film. 

http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2013-08-01/assisted-living-facilities-and-standards-care

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Older Adults and Technology Use

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America’s seniors have historically been late adopters to the world of technology compared to their younger compatriots, but their movement into digital life continues to deepen, according to newly released data from the Pew Research Center.
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Handbook of Sociology of Aging | Senior Medicine Help – Senior Health Care

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New post: Handbook of Sociology of Aging http://t.co/YDnTb7c0KS
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Ken Dychtwald's Four Observations on the Future of Aging - YouTube

Fascinated by the dance of biology, demography, economy and sociology, Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D. presented his four observations on the Future of Aging at the con...
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Percent of population 65 or older - Slate Magazine

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Percent of population 65 or older
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For these, the oldest populations, the aging problem will only get worse in the next few decades, according to the U.N. data.
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Five Ways American Policies Make Us Lonely, Anxious, and Antisocial - Truth-Out

Five Ways American Policies Make Us Lonely, Anxious, and Antisocial - Truth-Out | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Five Ways American Policies Make Us Lonely, Anxious, and Antisocial
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After all, we've witnessed enormous advances in science, psychology, sociology, and related fields over the past couple of centuries.
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Google launches new company to focus on aging health and well-being

Google launches new company to focus on aging health and well-being | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it

The Internet giant is set to take on aging and illness.... "issues that affect all our families,” Google Chief Executive Officer Larry Page said in the posting. “With some longer term, moonshot thinking around health care and biotechnology, I believe we can improve millions of lives.”


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Mary Jo Gehrking's curator insight, September 19, 2013 12:50 PM

Calico will address the challenge of aging and associated diseases. Still in its infancy, this promising Google business venture will be one to watch closely.

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Aging in Place: America's Next Big Home Trend

Excerpts from the live program presented at the 2013 International Builders' Show by Editor-in-Chief of REMODELING, Craig Webb and Dan Bawden of Legal Eagle ...
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Successful Aging: When to think about making a move - Los Angeles Daily News

Successful Aging: When to think about making a move - Los Angeles Daily News | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Successful Aging: When to think about making a move
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Q: While meeting with some of my women friends for dinner, our conversation evolved into whether or not we planned to remain in our homes as we got older.
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Not much new here but always useful to see the many ways of looking at how we want to live as we grow older.

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A family's needs spawn a nonprofit retirement community in Cary - News & Observer

A family's needs spawn a nonprofit retirement community in Cary - News & Observer | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
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A family's needs spawn a nonprofit retirement community in Cary
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The opening of SearStone is both a personal victory for Sears and a positive sign for the economy. It's the first continuing ...
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Another grass roots solution to the same issues.

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Making Aging Positive

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Many of my older-adult patients wanted to make a difference in the world but, finding no role for themselves, were treated as socially useless. Having created a new stage of life, the next step is to make it meaningful.
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Aging population expected to double, present policy challenges - Northwest Herald

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Documentary about aging in place is shown free in Langley - Langley AdvanceNews

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Documentary about aging in place is shown free in Langley Langley AdvanceNews This made-in-Vancouver documentary features five older adults sharing their experiences about aging in place along with the challenges of staying in one's home and...
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The Number One Reason Elders Should Be Online - Care2.com

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Care2.com The Number One Reason Elders Should Be Online Care2.com While interacting with loved ones online wasn't able to completely eradicate depression in seniors who were already suffering from the mental disorder in the MSU study, it did...
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How Elders Are Building New Communities - Forbes

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How Elders Are Building New Communities
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But mostly, Beth (who is a long-time friend) tells the stories of elders who have found successful new ways to live and are creating their own communities along the way.
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Reb Zalman's December Song - Jewish Daily Forward

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Unlike Reb Zalman's previous book on the subject of eldering — 1995's “From Age-ing to Sage-Ing,” co-authored with Ronald S.
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The Next America

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Demographic transformations are dramas in slow motion. America is in the midst of two right now. Our population is becoming majority non-white at the same time a record share is going gray. (The Next America: U.S.
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Aging-in-place seniors can go on outings, Sunday drives with Urban Excursions - The Oregonian

Aging-in-place seniors can go on outings, Sunday drives with Urban Excursions - The Oregonian | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it
Aging-in-place seniors can go on outings, Sunday drives with Urban Excursions The Oregonian When Polly Bangs was young, all her friends agreed: her physician father was a certified “stud.” Cameron Bangs specialized in frostbite and hypothermia, and...
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How Sensors Are Transforming the Life Sciences Industry Landscape

How Sensors Are Transforming the Life Sciences Industry Landscape | Aging in 21st Century | Scoop.it

How sensors are having a major impact on innovation and the competitive landscape for the life sciences industry (medical devices, diagnostics and pharma)..

 To learn more and see examples in each of the categories visit : http://www.hitconsultant.net/2013/09/11/how-sensors-are-transforming-the-life-sciences-industry-landscape/


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Mary Jo Gehrking's curator insight, September 18, 2013 1:27 PM

Lightweight and wireless, wearable and ambient sensors can be an important part of an overall system to remotely manage chronic health conditions via cloud-based storage and applications. While this enables aging and chronically ill adults to to remain in their home environment, there also needs to be ongoing training and tech support for the users, which is often where the funationality of this concept fails.

Richard Platt's curator insight, February 2, 2014 12:14 PM

Sensors - the eyes and ears of the WBAN (Wireless Body Area Network) for healthcare applications, and there are so many others for many other applications

Allen Taylor's curator insight, February 28, 2014 10:40 PM

New sensor technology enables seniors to stay independent longer.

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Lonely? Socially Isolated? | Psychology Today

Greater Threat to Longevity: Lonely? Socially Isolated? – #Aging #Psychology Today – http://t.co/vljfRkA8pb

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Caring for an aging society requires concerted effort - Standard-Examiner

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Caring for an aging society requires concerted effort
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By the year 2030, nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population will be over age 65; the number of individuals living to age 85 and beyond is also on the rise.
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Dr. Murray Feingold - SECOND OPINION: Elders are at risk for self-neglect - MetroWest Daily News

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Dr. Murray Feingold - SECOND OPINION: Elders are at risk for self-neglect
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There are various forms of elder mistreatment such as physical and emotional abuse, caregiver neglect and financial exploitation.
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Important view for "Villagers" everwyhwere.

 

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