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  • cognition
  • These new results are exciting because they suggest that subjective age is malleable, and that we may be able to change subjective age and influence older adults' cognition and behavior. (redorbit.com)
  • ages
  • As the United States population ages, many Americans age 65 or older are making their homes in rural communities. (usda.gov)
  • For older adults who experience depression for the first time later in life, the depression may be related to changes that occur in the brain and body as a person ages. (nih.gov)
  • In a national survey that was carried out between 2005 and 2010, about 4 percent of adults ages 20 and over reported taking prescription sleep aids in the past 30 days. (yahoo.com)
  • Jacobs and colleagues analyzed data on 3,375 adults at ages 70, 78, 85 and 90 who were participating in the Jerusalem Longitudinal Study. (yahoo.com)
  • obesity
  • Up until age 80, older adults not only gain fat as they age - but because of the obesity epidemic - they actually begin their older years fatter. (medindia.net)
  • Between 1976-80 and 1999-2000, the rate of obesity doubled in older adults. (medindia.net)
  • It is also easy to understand why many senior men and women are debilitated by obesity-nonexercising adults lose over 5 pounds (2.3 kg) of muscle and add about 15 pounds (6.8 kg) of fat each decade, bringing about an increase in body fat that may be 50 percent greater than the increase in bodyweight (Evans and Rosenberg 1992). (humankinetics.com)
  • The average American adult has gained a lot of weight over recent decades to the point of being just a few pounds short of obesity , U.S. officials reported on Thursday. (aarp.org)
  • Health
  • Get health information for older adults. (healthfinder.gov)
  • As an older adult, regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. (healthypeople.gov)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many older adults like to take a dip a pool, and now a small study suggests it can be good for their blood pressure. (ibtimes.com)
  • But there's been little research into the health benefits of swimming -- though a number of studies have suggested that it's as safe for older adults as walking and bicycling, said Hirofumi Tanaka, senior researcher on the new study. (ibtimes.com)
  • But the results line up with what experts already recommend for older adults' heart health: get regular moderate exercise, along with a healthy diet. (ibtimes.com)
  • Previous work shows that how old one feels - one's subjective age - predicts significant health outcomes, even better than one's chronological age predicts these outcomes," says senior researcher Lisa Geraci of Texas A&M University. (redorbit.com)
  • Heterogeneity of health status of older adults (even within an age range) and the dearth of evidence from clinical trials present challenges to determining standard intervention strategies that fit all older adults. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Latino Family Services , Hartford -- targeting older Latino men with substance use and mental health issues. (thebody.com)
  • Adults Well-Being Services , Detroit -- targeting older African-American HIV-positive men and women with substance use and mental health issues. (thebody.com)
  • See 'Geriatric health maintenance' and 'Approach to the patient with unintentional weight loss' and 'Dietary assessment in adults' and 'Vitamin supplementation in disease prevention' . (uptodate.com)
  • Reuters Health) - For older people, getting out of the house regularly may contribute to a longer life - and the effect is independent of medical problems or mobility issues, according to new research from Israel. (yahoo.com)
  • The wellbeing of our older adults is of paramount importance for public health and economic viability," she said. (yahoo.com)
  • Older adults are at particular risk - lower concentrations of the micronutrients are associated with increased risk of age-related health problems including Alzheimer's disease. (news-medical.net)
  • It's hard to determine changes in α-tocopherol levels in the blood of older adults because they tend toward elevated cholesterol levels which leads to more α-tocopherol being retained in the blood,' said Traber, a professor in the OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences and the Ava Helen Pauling Professor at the Linus Pauling Institute. (news-medical.net)
  • Over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004), with many estimates even higher (ACSM 2010). (humankinetics.com)
  • Besides other health conditions, many older adults are on medications for at least one condition. (healthcentral.com)
  • It is even riskier if you are older or have health problems. (nih.gov)
  • Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) came to these conclusions after compiling findings from a 2015-2016 health survey of more than 5,000 U.S. adults and comparing them with prior surveys going back to the early 1960s. (aarp.org)
  • years
  • In fact, 19 percent of the U.S. rural (nonmetro) population is 65 years or older, compared with 15 percent in urban (metro) areas. (usda.gov)
  • A total of 2,024 participants in the ENP aged 60 years or older were interviewed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Young subjects ranged from eighteen to thirty-five years of age and elderly subjects were sixty-five years of age or older. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Senior Signature Series event is a half-day educational event inviting individuals age 65 years and older to learn more about diabetes. (diabetes.org)
  • At the beginning of the study, the participants reported feeling about 58.59 years old, considerably younger than their average chronological age of 75.05. (redorbit.com)
  • After taking the memory test, however, their subjective age increased to an average of 63.14 years old, almost 5 years older than their initial report. (redorbit.com)
  • To address these issues, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) convened a Consensus Development Conference on Diabetes and Older Adults (defined as those aged ≥65 years) in February 2012. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • According to the most recent surveillance data, the prevalence of diabetes among U.S. adults aged ≥65 years varies from 22 to 33%, depending on the diagnostic criteria used. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Temozolomide versus standard 6-week radiotherapy versus hypofractionated radiotherapy in patients older than 60 years with glioblastoma: the Nordic randomised, phase 3 trial. (springer.com)
  • Future studies will look at the oldest cohort (age 95) as they reach 98 to 100 in coming years, Jacobs said. (yahoo.com)
  • Falls, the most common cause of injury death, hospitalization and emergency department visits in the adults over age 65 years, can be associated with hip fractures, traumatic brain injuries, and other serious injuries. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Although girth measurements may also be used with older adults, they may not be as helpful because there are no well-established values for persons over 56 years of age. (humankinetics.com)
  • Each year, most people who die from hyperthermia are over 50 years old. (nih.gov)
  • In conclusion, mean weight, waist circumference and BMI [body mass index] in adults have increased over the past 18 years. (aarp.org)
  • The adults in the current study were 49 years old on average, showing that it's never too late to start an exercise program that is manageable. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Prevention
  • About 4 percent of Americans use prescription sleep aids, with the drug being more commonly used among women and older adults, a new report from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) shows. (yahoo.com)
  • The doctor who does not see past the silver hair may not ask older patients about their sexual activity or drug use and may not give the prevention information that is routine for younger patients. (thebody.com)
  • cognitive
  • Benzodiazepines are not usually recommended for older adults because they can contribute to cognitive difficulties and falls. (healthcentral.com)
  • In the past, any type of talk therapy has been ignored for older adults, however, recent research has shown that this type of therapy is effective and can reduce the use of benzodiazepines, which in turn can lower accidental falls and cognitive decline. (healthcentral.com)
  • risk
  • This chapter reviews the unique management challenges associated with surgery in older adults with renal disease, including the importance of identifying specific sequelae that can present as a result of renal dysfunction and methods to optimize risk during the perioperative period. (springer.com)
  • Personal history- Older adults who had depression when they were younger are more at risk for developing depression in late life than those who did not have the illness earlier in life. (nih.gov)
  • How many times have you seen a billboard with the message that older adults may be at risk for HIV? (thebody.com)
  • From the amount of attention it gets, you'd never think that older adults are at risk for HIV or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). (thebody.com)
  • Even service providers with patients who might look like their older relatives have difficulty asking questions related to sexual or substance use history, or to offer an HIV test, much less any HIV risk education. (thebody.com)
  • The fact that sexual contact is the most common HIV transmission route among older adults confirms the presence of both sexual activity and sexual risk behaviors among this population. (thebody.com)
  • ACRIA's Community PROMISE program -- targeting older HIV-positive men who have sex with men or who are at risk for HIV, older women of color with HIV or at risk for it, and older adults who don't see themselves at risk for HIV or STDs. (thebody.com)
  • Research has found differences between older adults and their younger counterparts in terms of sexual knowledge, risk behaviors, and biological factors, showing the need for age-appropriate interventions. (thebody.com)
  • Adults over 65 are at increased risk for many types of injuries. (emaxhealth.com)
  • participants
  • Notably, participants didn't show any actual memory problems, suggesting that it was their perception of their ability - rather than their actual ability - that affected how old they felt. (redorbit.com)
  • Cohort
  • Muntner P et al (2010) Hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in adults with CKD: results from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. (springer.com)
  • common
  • Renal disease is common in older adults, and it is an important factor to consider in the surgical patient. (springer.com)
  • This topic will discuss assessment of nutrition in the older adult, as well as the etiology, evaluation, and treatment of weight loss, overnutrition, and specific common nutrient deficiencies. (uptodate.com)
  • colleagues
  • According to new research from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues, today's older adults face a double whammy when it comes to body fat. (medindia.net)
  • Americans
  • Brothers to Brothers/Sisters to Sisters , Wright State University, Ohio -- adapting Community PROMISE to target older African-Americans. (thebody.com)
  • tasks
  • Geraci and her students are currently looking at other sorts of activities that influence subjective age, and they're also exploring whether there are some tasks that actually make older adults feel younger. (redorbit.com)
  • Thus, older clients may come to you with simply too much fat and too little muscle, which makes every one of their physical tasks more strenuous, almost as if they are driving a semitrailer truck with a motor scooter engine. (humankinetics.com)
  • physical
  • In fact, studies show that most older adults feel satisfied with their lives, despite having more illnesses or physical problems. (nih.gov)
  • Healthy
  • Find out how to eat healthy and stay active as you get older. (healthfinder.gov)
  • The study included 43 adults, with an average age of 60, who had high blood pressure or pre-hypertension but were otherwise healthy. (ibtimes.com)
  • Meta-analysis of nitrogen balance studies for estimating protein requirements in healthy adults. (uptodate.com)
  • women
  • It demonstrates that up until age 80, both older men and women gained fat but lost lean mass each year. (medindia.net)
  • Falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury death for men and women 65 and older in Massachusetts and account for nearly one-third of unintentional injury deaths for this population. (emaxhealth.com)
  • In older populations, ACSM (2010) has suggested that satisfactory body-fat values for men and women age 50 to 59 are between 10 and 22 percent and 20 and 32 percent, respectively. (humankinetics.com)
  • Among those 60 and older, men are on average 194.7 pounds and women 166.5 pounds. (aarp.org)
  • find
  • If you are caring for an older adult who lives in a facility, find out where he or she will be taken in case of evacuation. (healthinaging.org)
  • Those with obsessive compulsive disorder might find their ruminations and obsessions changing - in many older adults thoughts begin to center around religion and sin. (healthcentral.com)
  • There's starting to be more research coming out about how younger adults use Facebook and online social networking, but we really don't know very much at all about older adults, and they actually are quite a large growing demographic on Facebook, so I think it's really important to do the research to find out. (psychcentral.com)
  • occur
  • Therefore, the degeneration of the macula that can occur in older adults leads to an impairment in that central field of vision. (hubpages.com)
  • This might occur after a traumatic event occurred, for example, an older adult who has been mugged might become fearful of leaving the house. (healthcentral.com)
  • exercise
  • And many follow that advice: after walking, swimming is the second-most popular form of exercise among the older set. (ibtimes.com)
  • Tanaka said that as long as an older adult has gotten the OK to exercise moderately, swimming should be a safe activity. (ibtimes.com)
  • High intensity interval training - a combination of vigorous exercise interspersed with periods of lower level exercise - not only led to weight loss but it also helped adults in the study think better. (emaxhealth.com)
  • study
  • This is one of the first times a study of this type has focused only on older adults,' said co-author Alex Michels, a researcher at OSU's Linus Pauling Institute. (news-medical.net)
  • Results of a study show older, sedentary adults that received four months of high intensity interval training experienced improved memory, ability to think and make decisions. (emaxhealth.com)
  • pounds
  • For example, among 80-year-old men, those born in 1927 had about 10 pounds more fat and 3.75 pounds of muscle, compared to those born in 1918. (medindia.net)
  • studies
  • Although there is no clear dividing line when considering age in AML, in most studies, 'older adults' has been defined as over age 60. (uptodate.com)
  • make
  • Rural counties make up nearly 85 percent of the 1,104 "older-age counties"-those with more than 20 percent of their population age 65 or older. (usda.gov)
  • Some CBT techniques might need to be modified to make it easier for older adults, such as increasing print size for handouts and using mnemonics to reinforce concepts. (healthcentral.com)
  • blood
  • Published in the American Journal of Cardiology, the research appears to be the first to demonstrate that swimming can improve older adults' blood vessel function and curb their blood pressure. (ibtimes.com)