Month: April 2018

Cycling without Age

  Why shouldn’t elderly people have the opportunity to reap the benefits of cycling?  Thanks to an organization that was launched in Norway by Ole Kassow in 2012, they can. Cycling Without Age was founded with the idea of helping people of all ages get back on their bikes and finding a solution for those …

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Exercise Can Help with Mild Cognitive Impairment

The American Academy of Neurology has come out with a recommendation that people with mild cognitive impairment engage in regular exercise to help improve their condition. Since mild impairment sometimes leads to serious dementia, exercise can ultimately reduce the severity or onset of dementia. Mild cognitive impairment is quite common in aging people, interfering with …

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South Korea: Where the Elderly are More Economically Active than the Youth!

In a recent official governmental study it was found that there are more people who are economically active in their 60s than those in their 20s.  This study also looked into the crises in the economy being encountered by the region. When looking at other places across the world – such as Western Europe – …

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Study Suggests Poor Sleep Could Lead to Alzheimer’s in the Elderly

Researcher studying sleep issues in the elderly believe that feeling sleepy during the day could indicate that dangerous plaque is forming on brain cells, which is one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists think that one of the benefits of sleep is the washing away of a protein called beta-amyloid, the very same protein …

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Easter and the Elderly

There’s absolutely no reason for the elderly not to enjoy Easter. And this was proven with Camilla Parker Bowles’ recent efforts into the creation of an Easter Bonnet. The Duchess of Cornwall – 70 years old – engaged in some arts and crafts when she visited the Fair Close Centre. The senior home – which …

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