Month: February 2017

New Research Suggests Health Span Extending Drugs on the Horizon

According to investigations conducted at the non-profit Buck Institute, it might be possible to extend the life of humans by as much as 15 percent. This startling finding comes from research conducted at Mount Tam Biotechnologies, a research institute located on the campus of Buck, located in Northern California. The Buck Institute was the first …

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One Potential Solution for Insufficient Eldercare

In a recent award-winning study undertaken by Rebecca Matthew (faculty member at the University of Georgia) and Vanessa Bransburg (a cooperative development specialist), it was found that with the creation of worker-owned cooperatives, the issues that arise from the shortage of eldercare could be facilitated. Matthew and Bransburg were trying to figure out a good …

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The Entertaining Elderly

Sometimes, the elderly can be quite an entertaining bunch. That certainly was the case recently in Turkey! A group of five male seniors got together and slid down a hill in Erzurum Province. Using plastic bowls (that are usually just used for clothes-washing), five white-haired seniors raced down a snowy hill in Bas Cakmaklar, a …

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