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  • 2016
  • In Australia, the largest percentage increase in drug misuse between 2013 and 2016 was among people aged 60 and over, with this age group mainly misusing prescription drugs. (bmj.com)
  • researchers
  • In their study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, the researchers assigned 159 people to one of three treatment groups. (medindia.net)
  • The researchers said that improvements in sleep were about the same whether people worked with the sleep coach in one-on-one or group sessions. (medindia.net)
  • In the other, researchers tracked about 2,200 Connecticut men and women 65 and older and found that those who had at least 1 1/2 drinks a day were 20% to 50% less likely to suffer heart failure, compared to nondrinkers. (latimes.com)
  • Older people who use olive oil for cooking, in salad dressing or with bread may be doing much to protect themselves against stroke , according to a French study of three cities where researchers found seniors whose diet included a lot of olive had a 41% lower risk of stroke compared to those who had never consumed it. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • care
  • Your family doctor may refer you to a doctor who specializes in taking care of people with diabetes, called an endocrinologist. (nih.gov)
  • Later life care physiotherapists (also referred to as 'physios') help older people have as much bodily movement and function as possible by assessing their problems or injury, providing treatment, and advising on their long-term needs in their homes, in hospitals and in care homes. (which.co.uk)
  • Older people and Social Care My presentation topic is social policy and older people and the key act I'm going to mainly focus on is the NHS & Community Care Act 1990. (bartleby.com)
  • The study also found some older people keen to leave any savings they had untouched in order to pay for possible care home fees in the future, despite having to live frugally to do so. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • Managing older people in any context, in particular urgent care settings, can be challenging. (springer.com)
  • Caswell G, Pollock K, Harwood R et al (2015) Communication between family carers and health professionals about end-of-life care for older people in the acute hospital setting: a qualitative study. (springer.com)
  • regularly
  • The news story is based on a study that found that older people who practised tai chi regularly had more elasticity in their arteries, as well as greater muscle strength in their knees, compared with those who didn't practise the ancient art. (www.nhs.uk)
  • women
  • Humans are unusual because we have menopause and older women lose fertility, but this is not the case in many other animals. (philly.com)
  • The latest unemployment figures are truly shocking and older women are among the worst hit. (saga.co.uk)
  • Our research has found that unemployment among older women has reached its highest level since records began*, with 156,000 women aged over 50 currently out of work. (saga.co.uk)
  • Osteoporosis is a major health issue for older people, particularly women. (nidirect.gov.uk)
  • problems
  • The number of older people (aged over 50) experiencing problems from substance misuse is also growing rapidly, with the numbers receiving treatment expected to treble in the United States and double in Europe by 2020. (bmj.com)
  • Following their treatment, people with insomnia who received CBTI from a sleep coach (either one-on-one or in a group) had lessened their sleep problems significantly, compared to people in the control group. (medindia.net)
  • Unlike patient with single presenting problems, older people will usually present with a range of issues, not just medical, that require addressing in order to achieve an effective management plan. (springer.com)
  • found
  • A new study based on an analysis of Medicare files nationwide found that air pollution levels that are generally accepted as safe are actually associated with increased deaths among people over 65. (aarp.org)
  • Aerobic exercise has been found to reduce arterial stiffness in older people, but research to date has found that muscle strength training combined with aerobic exercise does not. (www.nhs.uk)
  • attitudes
  • From Europe, Asia, the Middle East, the America's, Africa and Australia, the attitudes expressed by the community towards older people are very different when compared to one another. (bartleby.com)
  • issue
  • With their savings dwindling in value due to low interest rates and high levels of inflation making living costs a strain, the lack of jobs and subsequent income for older people is a critical issue that cannot be ignored and if this is not addressed, we will be wasting hugely valuable resources. (saga.co.uk)
  • It stands for a global and enduring evaluation of an action, object, person or issue. (bartleby.com)
  • If you look at many of the reports coming out on the issue, older people are barely mentioned,"he said. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • groups
  • Future studies on flu vaccines in older groups should use more specific endpoints and actual virus surveillance data for each flu season, rather than the current arbitrary four-month period, the team added. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Policy makers and employers must take note that people in older age groups are suffering abnormally high levels of unemployment with nearly half (43%) of unemployed over 50s out of work for more than a year, which is higher than the 32% seen for UK unemployment as a whole. (saga.co.uk)
  • The first two groups of people received CBTI from sleep coaches (who had a master's degree in social work, public health, or communications) who had attended the special CBTI training. (medindia.net)
  • arthritis
  • For some people, toothbrushing and flossing can be difficult because of arthritis or weakness in their arms or hands. (ageuk.org.uk)
  • Overall, this study cannot tell us much about the benefits of tai chi, although there is an expanding body of research that demonstrates the heart and health benefits of this type of exercise for people with arthritis, or those at risk of falling. (www.nhs.uk)
  • colleagues
  • Samieri and colleagues examined the medical records of 7,625 people aged 65 and over residing in three French cities: Bordeaux, Dijon and Montpellier and who had no history of stroke. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Claim
  • It says that means-testing requires complicated and intrusive assessments and generally acts as a disincentive for people to claim benefits. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • Pearson supports the call for an increase in the state pension, arguing that some older people are reluctant to claim benefits believing they have got enough money when in reality the extra cash would make a lot of difference. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • good
  • When psychologist Johan Lundstrom decided to test whether there really was an "old people smell" he got good news and bad news. (philly.com)
  • The good news is people aren't very good at telling which odors came from which age group - they could only tell they were different. (philly.com)
  • Old animal smell is a sign of good genes. (philly.com)
  • In our new strategy we are focussed on three important areas that need our attention to ensure that more people can love later life - having enough money, being supported to stay well and feel good, and being empowered to be equal and engaged citizens. (ageuk.org.uk)
  • Is Yoga good for older people? (zocdoc.com)
  • Zocdoc › Answers › Is Yoga good for older people? (zocdoc.com)
  • Yoga makes a lot of people feel good. (zocdoc.com)
  • Is the urban regeneration of our cities good for older people? (communitycare.co.uk)
  • week
  • The needs, interests and opinions of older people on the physical and social regeneration of cities are being ignored, professor of social gerontology at Keele University Chris Phillipson warned last week. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • The basic state pension for a single person will be £84.25 a week from April. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • ages
  • The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) state that people with anorexia nervosa are 18 times more likely to die early, compared with people of similar ages in the general population. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • life
  • Now think about how you can value and celebrate these significant people in your life today and acknowledge the positive impact they have on you. (ageuk.org.uk)
  • The author of "Crabbit Old Woman" is an unknown female who supposedly spent her last days of life in a nursing home. (bartleby.com)
  • As you grow older, if you're overweight this will affect your mobility, which can affect your health and your quality of life. (nidirect.gov.uk)
  • It's crucial that older people are given enough to enable them to have a life beyond just surviving in order to avoid this, she adds. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • Council
  • Bernard says that even with the payment it is difficult for older people to make ends meet due to the cost of fuel and other unavoidable costs such as council tax increasing at a faster rate than pensions. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • generally
  • Generally speaking, doctors don't advise people to start drinking, because of the possible effects on such things as breast and colon cancer, not to mention the possibility of alcohol abuse. (latimes.com)
  • ensure
  • Our information is also reviewed by people affected by cancer to ensure it is as relevant and accessible as possible. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • physical
  • These services have easy access into the surgery, or other adaptations suited for people with physical disabilities. (ageuk.org.uk)
  • enough
  • Think about your older neighbour who's kind enough to hang onto all your online shopping when you're not home to receive it from the postman! (ageuk.org.uk)