Physics: The study of those aspects of energy and matter in terms of elementary principles and laws. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Diagnostic Techniques, Neurological: Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of diseases of the nervous system, central and peripheral, or demonstration of neurologic function or dysfunction.Climate Change: Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.Gravity Sensing: Process whereby a cell, bodily structure, or organism (animal or plant) receives or detects a gravity stimulus. Gravity sensing plays an important role in the directional growth and development of an organism (GRAVITROPISM).United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration: An independent Federal agency established in 1958. It conducts research for the solution of problems of flight within and outside the Earth's atmosphere and develops, constructs, tests, and operates aeronautical and space vehicles. (From U.S. Government Manual, 1993)Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Specific Gravity: The ratio of the density of a material to the density of some standard material, such as water or air, at a specified temperature.Esophageal Sphincter, Lower: The physiologic or functional barrier to GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX at the esophagogastric junction. Sphincteric muscles remain tonically contracted during the resting state and form the high-pressure zone separating the lumen of the ESOPHAGUS from that of the STOMACH. (Haubrich et al, Bockus Gastroenterology, 5th ed., pp399, 415)Esophageal Sphincter, Upper: The structure at the pharyngoesophageal junction consisting chiefly of the CRICOPHARYNGEUS MUSCLE. It normally occludes the lumen of the ESOPHAGUS, except during SWALLOWING.Manometry: Measurement of the pressure or tension of liquids or gases with a manometer.Esophagogastric Junction: The area covering the terminal portion of ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of STOMACH at the cardiac orifice.Esophagus: The muscular membranous segment between the PHARYNX and the STOMACH in the UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.Esophageal Motility Disorders: Disorders affecting the motor function of the UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; the ESOPHAGUS body, or a combination of these parts. The failure of the sphincters to maintain a tonic pressure may result in gastric reflux of food and acid into the esophagus (GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX). Other disorders include hypermotility (spastic disorders) and markedly increased amplitude in contraction (nutcracker esophagus).Peristalsis: A movement, caused by sequential muscle contraction, that pushes the contents of the intestines or other tubular organs in one direction.Longevity: The normal length of time of an organism's life.Intrinsic Factor: A glycoprotein secreted by the cells of the GASTRIC GLANDS that is required for the absorption of VITAMIN B 12 (cyanocobalamin). Deficiency of intrinsic factor leads to VITAMIN B 12 DEFICIENCY and ANEMIA, PERNICIOUS.Cell Aging: The decrease in the cell's ability to proliferate with the passing of time. Each cell is programmed for a certain number of cell divisions and at the end of that time proliferation halts. The cell enters a quiescent state after which it experiences CELL DEATH via the process of APOPTOSIS.Aging: The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.Peptide Nucleic Acids: DNA analogs containing neutral amide backbone linkages composed of aminoethyl glycine units instead of the usual phosphodiester linkage of deoxyribose groups. Peptide nucleic acids have high biological stability and higher affinity for complementary DNA or RNA sequences than analogous DNA oligomers.Cobalt Isotopes: Stable cobalt atoms that have the same atomic number as the element cobalt, but differ in atomic weight. Co-59 is a stable cobalt isotope.Anemia, Pernicious: A megaloblastic anemia occurring in children but more commonly in later life, characterized by histamine-fast achlorhydria, in which the laboratory and clinical manifestations are based on malabsorption of vitamin B 12 due to a failure of the gastric mucosa to secrete adequate and potent intrinsic factor. (Dorland, 27th ed)MedlinePlus: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.Gross Domestic Product: Value of all final goods and services produced in a country in one year.National Library of Medicine (U.S.): An agency of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to advancement of medical and related sciences. Major activities of this institute include the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information important to the progress of medicine and health, research in medical informatics and support for medical library development.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Life Expectancy: Based on known statistical data, the number of years which any person of a given age may reasonably expected to live.United StatesPubMed: A bibliographic database that includes MEDLINE as its primary subset. It is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. PubMed, which is searchable through NLM's Web site, also includes access to additional citations to selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE, and links to other resources such as the full-text of articles at participating publishers' Web sites, NCBI's molecular biology databases, and PubMed Central.Genetic Fitness: The capability of an organism to survive and reproduce. The phenotypic expression of the genotype in a particular environment determines how genetically fit an organism will be.Evolution, Molecular: The process of cumulative change at the level of DNA; RNA; and PROTEINS, over successive generations.Quantitative Trait Loci: Genetic loci associated with a QUANTITATIVE TRAIT.Epistasis, Genetic: A form of gene interaction whereby the expression of one gene interferes with or masks the expression of a different gene or genes. Genes whose expression interferes with or masks the effects of other genes are said to be epistatic to the effected genes. Genes whose expression is affected (blocked or masked) are hypostatic to the interfering genes.Selection, Genetic: Differential and non-random reproduction of different genotypes, operating to alter the gene frequencies within a population.Models, Genetic: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of genetic processes or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Nuclear Power Plants: Facilities that convert NUCLEAR ENERGY into electrical energy.Power Plants: Units that convert some other form of energy into electrical energy.Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Nuclear power accident that occurred following the Tohoku-Kanto earthquake of March 11, 2011 in the northern region of Japan.Corrosion: The gradual destruction of a metal or alloy due to oxidation or action of a chemical agent. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Cesium Radioisotopes: Unstable isotopes of cesium that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. Cs atoms with atomic weights of 123, 125-132, and 134-145 are radioactive cesium isotopes.Radioactive Pollutants: Radioactive substances which act as pollutants. They include chemicals whose radiation is released via radioactive waste, nuclear accidents, fallout from nuclear explosions, and the like.Soil Pollutants, Radioactive: Pollutants, present in soil, which exhibit radioactivity.
  • During the last few years the aging management of the Nuclear Power Plant's (NPP) concrete structures has grown an important issue because the existing structures are reaching the end of their licensed operating lifetime (about 40 years). (aalto.fi)
  • Therefore the nuclear power companies are developing aging management systems to avoid premature degradation of NPP facilities and to be able to extend their operating lifetime. (aalto.fi)
  • Aging Life Care Professionals throughout the country will celebrate National Aging Life Care Month this May by providing seminars, webinars, special events, open houses, and other educational activities for the public. (prweb.com)
  • For example, the official retirement age-now 65-will rise gradually to 66 by 2019. (bc.edu)
  • The Division of Aging held its first webinar as part of its home- and community-based services rate methodology project on Friday, March 22, 2019. (in.us)
  • Forward 179 THE AGING OF AMERICA DAVID SATCHER, MD, PhD Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dramatic shifts are occurring in the structure of the American population. (jhu.edu)
  • During the 20th century we have Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved · Vol. 7, No. 3 · 1996 180 The Aging of America witnessed a dramatic change in life expectancy. (jhu.edu)
  • He addressed the American Council on International Personnel's annual symposium in Arlington, Va., on Tuesday, sharing insights into aging America and how societies depend on and interact with immigrants, in light of population growth. (theatlantic.com)
  • Researchers found that those who didn't sleep well exhibited more signs of skin aging including fine lines, uneven pigmentation and reduced skin elasticity. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Recent efforts made by researchers from diverse fields have merged into a line of frontier sciences to search for the "absolute" mechanisms of aging. (pnas.org)
  • This has had a magnetic effect on the size, scope, and productivity of the program as new researchers have been drawn into the field by the prominent senior scholars already working on aging issues. (nber.org)
  • The Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College understands this need, and has invited international research fellows to connect with researchers in the United States to examine topics on aging in the workplace. (bc.edu)
  • For example, the Sloan Center and other partners have started collaborating with researchers from the Behavioural Science Institute of Radboud University Nijmegen, who have organized a Dutch knowledge platform on sustainable systems of support for aging workers ( www.nkdi.nl ). (bc.edu)
  • Aging in the Wild takes us from the African savannah to the French Alps - and beyond - guided by passionate researchers who reveal their latest discoveries. (cbc.ca)
  • Researchers found that seniors who have positive outlooks on aging are 40% more likely to recover from a disability than those with negative attitudes. (psychcentral.com)
  • Now, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have replicated premature aging in the lab, allowing them to study aging-related disease in a dish. (newswise.com)
  • Researchers at the University of Miami are taking a different approach: They're studying the genes that allow people to stay healthy into old age. (technologyreview.com)
  • By focusing on Amish people who have lived to 80, the researchers hope to pinpoint the genes that promote "successful aging"-the ability to live without disease, depression, frailty, or loss of independence for longer than average. (technologyreview.com)
  • Researchers who study aging have long suspected that mitochondria play a role in aging. (technologyreview.com)
  • Not so long ago, researchers thought we aged the same way our cars do-after years of wear and tear, the engine is bound to break down. (aarp.org)
  • On Wednesday, some of the leading researchers in the field met at Harvard University to discuss the state of anti-aging science at the Aging & Healthy Lifespan conference. (aarp.org)
  • Researchers have found that by changing just one of the genes that affects aging, they were able to double the worm's lifespan. (aarp.org)
  • Researchers need to study the twin impacts of long-term HIV infection and aging to assess their impact on overall health and well-being. (thebody.com)
  • By pooling several quantitative biomarkers of aging researchers were able to predict the physical and mental performance of test subjects on tasks designed to assess their actual biological age. (extremetech.com)
  • In a landmark study sure to provoke interest, researchers from the University of Edinburgh have regenerated an aged organ - in vivo, inside a living animal - to its youthful state though noninvasive manipulation of genes. (extremetech.com)
  • and her talk will highlight the primary challenges that researchers face in understanding the key issues facing adults aging with I/DD. (constantcontact.com)
  • In the recent study, the researchers tested 10 flavonoids , which are naturally occurring compounds with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, in aging mice. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In the 1950s, researchers began to question the validity of accelerated aging tests which relied on dry heat and a single temperature, pointing out that relative humidity affects the chemical processes which produce paper degradation and that the reactions which cause degradation have different activation energies. (wikipedia.org)
  • This led researchers like Baer and Lindström to advocate accelerated aging techniques using the Arrhenius equation and a realistic relative humidity. (wikipedia.org)
  • But in a few states, the senior citizen population grew significantly faster than the rest of the country, according to a recent Administration on Aging report. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The Administration on Aging (AoA) is the U.S. federal agency charged with administering the Older Americans Act (OAA), the principal federal legislation promoting client advocacy, system building, and the delivery of social services for America's elderly population. (encyclopedia.com)
  • and insurance/benefits outreach and counseling program (Administration on Aging, http://www.aoa.gov ). (encyclopedia.com)
  • To strengthen the involvement of the Administration on Aging in the development of policy alternatives in long-term care by participating in all departmental and interdepartmental activities concerning development of long-term-care health services, review all departmental regulations regarding community-based long-term care, and provide a leadership role for AoA, state, and area agencies in development and implementation of community-based long-term care. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Eldercare Locator is a service by the U.S. Administration on Aging to help users find resources for older adults. (acog.org)
  • Funded by the Administration on Aging, Dr. Eric Coleman's Care Transition Intervention (CTI) model was selected to be implemented in partnership with the Hospital of Central Connecticut (HCC). (ct.gov)
  • Two decades have past since Caleb Finch in Longevity Senescence and the Genome exhaustively exposed the persistence of negligible senescence in nature and yet the dominant theories of aging continue to lack viable mechanisms or explanations for negligible senescence within their models. (google.com)
  • Meet species that exemplify all the realms of aging: longevity, reproductive health, social status, wisdom, and finally, everything that surrounds the final chapter of life, death. (cbc.ca)
  • Most scientists who study human longevity search for genes that determine who is most likely to make it to age 100. (technologyreview.com)
  • One of the genetic factors that influences the rate of aging and longevity of an organism is the length of telomeres that. (buzzle.com)
  • Because the company aims to market drugs that slow or prevent the diseases of aging rather than extend longevity, sirtuin activators' effects on lifespan may not matter. (technologyreview.com)
  • Between 2010 and 2030, the number of Americans over the age of 65 will double compared to the year 2000. (asha.org)
  • For data on the lives of older Americans and their families, see Older Americans 2008: Key Indicators of Well-Being from the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics. (asha.org)
  • By 2030, the number of Americans age 65 and over is projected to reach some 71.5 million people, and nearly 10 million of them will be age 85 and older. (psychologytoday.com)
  • The Harris County Area Agency on Aging (HCAAA) is part of a nationwide network coordinating supportive services for the elderly as mandated by the Older Americans Act of 1965 and its subsequent amendments. (houstontx.gov)
  • In 1995, it was estimated that 33.6 million Americans were aged 65 years and older, 3.6 million of whom were at least 85 years old, and 54,000 were centenarians. (jhu.edu)
  • By 2050, overall there will be an estimated 78.8 million Americans in the 65 years and over age category, representing 21 percent of the population.1 Most older Americans are women. (jhu.edu)
  • Racial and ethnic minorities currently comprise 14 percent of Americans aged 65 and overÂ-a number that is expected to increase to 25 percent by the year 2030. (jhu.edu)
  • Allowing Americans aged 50 to 64 to buy into Medicare would lower health care premiums for the group. (rand.org)
  • The Partnership for Health in Aging (PHA) was formed by the American Geriatrics Society to "to prepare America's formal and informal caregiving workforce to provide quality care for America's aging population, and to ensure the financial feasibility of providing that care. (asha.org)
  • An aging physician refusing to comply with a new form or yelling at a clerk once when asked to learn a new electronic medical record are inappropriate though not specific assessments for dementia. (medscape.com)
  • Accordingly, model animals in which a disruption of a single gene leads to the premature phenotype are useful and indispensable for aging studies. (pnas.org)
  • Upon directed differentiation of Progeria-derived iPS cells into smooth muscle cells the premature aging phenotype, including misshapen nuclei, the loss of gene silencing marks and compromised proliferation, reappeared. (newswise.com)
  • The Division of Aging supports the development of alternatives to nursing home care and coordinates services through the statewide INconnect Alliance network. (in.gov)
  • The Economics Of Aging Program involves research on the health and economic circumstances of individuals as they age, and on the implications of population aging on the well-being of older persons. (nber.org)
  • The underlying focus of the program is the study of the health and financial well-being of people as they age, and the larger implications of a population that is increasingly composed of older people. (nber.org)
  • In just the next 20 years, the U.S. population aged 65 and older is projected to increase from 43 million to 76 million people. (nber.org)
  • Health affects one's ability to work at older ages, and is strongly associated with financial well-being. (nber.org)
  • As the population ages and older workers are making up more and more of the labor force, some employers are taking notice and adjusting their own practices to retain valuable experience and skills. (pbs.org)
  • The employment rate of older workers was calculated by dividing the number of employed people between the ages of 55 and 64 by the total population of the same age. (bc.edu)
  • Reproduction concerns not only the young and restless - Aging in the Wild takes a light-hearted look at the issue of sexuality and camaraderie in older animals. (cbc.ca)
  • One is the imminent arrival in the older age brackets of the large number of people born in the immediate aftermath of World War II-the baby-boom generation, as it is less-than-attractively called. (britannica.com)
  • The age-65-and-older population in the U.S. grew by 18 percent between 2000 and 2011 to 41.4 million senior citizens. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Nir Barzilai, director of the Institute for Aging Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is studying Ashkenazi Jews who are 95 and older. (technologyreview.com)
  • This Safety Advisor explores the effects of aging on pilot performance and ways to keep flying safely as we grow older. (aopa.org)
  • Older pilots tend to have accumulated more experience and wisdom during the years, and this helps offset certain age-related issues. (aopa.org)
  • For example, a smoker who has hypertension and a family history of heart disease is in reality more likely to perform at an age many years older than his or her chronological age. (aopa.org)
  • Parsons School of Design and AARP's "Disrupt Aging Design Challenge" asks students to design solutions for older clients. (metropolismag.com)
  • Reports from the CDC suggest that a significant number of new cases of HIV are occurring in people aged 50 or older. (thebody.com)
  • According to figures supplied by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), about 18% of new HIV cases are occurring among people aged 50 or older. (thebody.com)
  • The effect of these two trends -- living longer with HIV and new HIV infections occurring at an older age -- will have implications for research. (thebody.com)
  • While all five countries share the prospect of an older population, variations in the size and timing of demographic change, as well as important differences in the structure of public programs for the elderly, suggest that population aging will have widely different implications in each country. (google.com)
  • Maybe it's just about all of us middle aged folks getting older ourselves. (forbes.com)
  • Persons aged 65 years and older constitute the fastest growing segment of our population. (jhu.edu)
  • Between 1950 and 1980, the size of this age group doubled from 12.3 million to 25.5 million, and the "very old" age group, those 85 years and older, experienced a 281 percent increase to become 2.2 million. (jhu.edu)
  • that will change to one in four as the number of persons aged 65 years and older increases. (jhu.edu)
  • Heart disease and cancer account for 60 percent of the deaths in persons aged 65 years and older. (jhu.edu)
  • The National Institute on Aging (NIA), which is concerned with this issue as it affects the older population in the United States, asked the National Research Council to review existing and ongoing research and to delineate the nature and dimensions of potential scientific inquiry in this area. (worldcat.org)
  • In spite of the fact that the high degree of variability in lifespan across species strongly supports the concept that aging is under genetic control, all three of these theories essentially define senescence as beyond direct regulation by natural selection. (google.com)
  • Targeting the genes that control aging not only increases lifespan but seems to improve overall health-so that the animals remain vital as they live longer. (aarp.org)
  • When treating aging mice with fisetin, the team saw that it reduced the levels of senescent cells in the animals, prolonging their lifespan and contributing to better health. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Our study is the first to conclusively demonstrate that inadequate sleep is correlated with reduced skin health and accelerates skin aging. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • What Is an Age-Friendly Health System? (ihi.org)
  • Accelerate your adoption of the 4Ms in a virtual community with other health systems and be recognized as an Age-Friendly Health System. (ihi.org)
  • The Division of Aging Biology (DAB) of the NIA funds Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging across the U.S. There are currently 5 funded Centers, in Maine (The Jackson Laboratory), Michigan (University of Michigan), Texas (University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio), Washington (University of Washington) and New York (Albert Einstein College of Medicine). (nih.gov)
  • What to Expect in your 50's, 60's, and 70's As we age, our health needs are constantly changing. (ageinplace.org)
  • How much exercise you need depends on your age and health. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Major Goal: Consultants for the Honolulu as an Age-Friendly City Initiative, backed by the Mayor and World Health Organization. (hawaii.edu)
  • The landscape of health and health care is changing rapidly as well, with lower disability rates by age, continuing advances in medical technology and disease management, increases in health care costs, and significant reforms in health policy. (nber.org)
  • Mental health issues such as depression and anxiety are NOT a normal part of aging and are hard to discuss, diagnose and treat. (slideshare.net)
  • Linda Fried, dean of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, points to a study of Swedish twins in the 1990s undertaken by the MacArthur Foundation, which popularized the term "successful aging. (technologyreview.com)
  • As we age, the repair team slacks off and our health deteriorates. (aarp.org)
  • AoA was created by Title II of the OAA, and is currently directed by the assistant secretary for aging within the office of the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). (encyclopedia.com)
  • The AOA has information for health professionals, caregivers, and for elders and families on a variety of aging-related topics. (acog.org)
  • It includes information on the field of geriatrics as well as links to a physician finder tool and information on aging-related health topics. (acog.org)
  • This is a service that helps find programs for people ages 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, food, and other essential items or services. (acog.org)
  • This CDC website has information on a variety of health and aging-related topics, including emergency preparedness, preventive care, advance care planning, chronic disease management, and more. (acog.org)
  • This site for consumers from the National Library of Medicine includes information on senior health and links to other MedlinePlus pages on aging-related topics. (acog.org)
  • This website from the National Institutes of Health presents aging-related health information for consumers on topics such as cancer, memory and mental health, vision and hearing, and many more. (acog.org)
  • This comprehensive guide provides information on various health and lifestyle subjects associated with aging and old age. (buzzle.com)
  • The 'Wear and Tear' theory of aging suggests that our health deteriorates due to usage and other external factors, similar to how the value of machinery depreciates. (buzzle.com)
  • I'm a California girl, born and raised here, with an abiding interest in health issues and particularly, healthy aging. (forbes.com)
  • Books commissioned for the series should seek to encourage debate about the implications of the most pressing health, social welfare, economic, and other issues related to aging in various countries across the world. (springer.com)
  • According to Dr Sergei Scherbov, a specialist in demographic analysis: "Two hundred years ago, a 60-year-old would be a very old person, [but] someone who is 60 years old today, I would argue, is middle-aged. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • This research shows for the first time, that poor sleep quality can accelerate signs of skin aging and weaken the skin's ability to repair itself at night," said Dr. Daniel Yarosh, a senior vice president at The Estée Lauder Companies, in a press release. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The Centers provide leadership in the pursuit of basic research into the biology of aging. (nih.gov)
  • His own research program is nothing if not ambitious: He wants to reverse aging in humans. (nautil.us)
  • What impact will your work have on aging research? (nautil.us)
  • The dysfunction address of age to buy viagra research is doctor well better and to a direct left- online as looked at than major uses. (topfishinggames.com)
  • There are many organizations dedicated to research on aging, advocating for the elderly, and promoting healthy aging. (asha.org)
  • However, research on spirituality struggles to maintain a nonsectarian approach to studying spirituality, owing to the highly heated religious preferences of various authors, [ 17 ] which polarize gerontological literature on spirituality, religiosity and aging. (medscape.com)
  • Today, the substantive importance of research on aging has never been greater. (nber.org)
  • Over the last 28 years, the NBER's Program on the Economics of Aging has helped to transform this field from an exploratory new research area into a well-recognized and influential subfield of the economics profession. (nber.org)
  • NIA's recognition of the analytic value of economic research in aging and its support for a highly integrated program of investigators working collaboratively on aging issues was path-breaking. (nber.org)
  • This support has been critical to development of the NBER program, the research subfield, and our understanding more generally of people's well-being as they age. (nber.org)
  • The NBER's Aging Program continues to be anchored by NIA Center and Program Project grants, and by multiple NIA-funded research projects that are administered under the coordinating umbrella of the program. (nber.org)
  • The program has thrived through its history by simultaneously recruiting and inspiring some of the most prominent, established economics scholars along with more emerging scholars to develop a research agenda on economic issues related to aging. (nber.org)
  • The program has also been leveraged by substantial research development support provided by NIA, including an NIA-funded training program on the economics of aging and NIA funding for pilot projects. (nber.org)
  • The training program alone has supported about 150 investigators, the large majority of whom have developed a long-term research agenda on the economics of aging. (nber.org)
  • In research to be published in The Netherlands later this year ( De Lange, Schalk, Van der Heijden, 2013 ), we discuss negative "push" factors that make it hard for aging workers to stay in their jobs. (bc.edu)
  • A piece in Nature outlines the rather technical arguments over Sirtris's sirtuin activators and what it might mean for the company and for anti-aging research more broadly. (technologyreview.com)
  • New research is showing the properties of a chemical present in red wine, known as resveratrol, does indeed have anti-aging properties. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The implications of these demographic trends are extensive, yet they are just one part of a complex dynamic of changing factors affecting people's well-being as they age. (nber.org)
  • Aging is defined at many levels, from the mitotic age of cells to the organismal-wide aging of tissues and organs. (springer.com)
  • Underlying all of these theories is the assumption that aging occurs from the bottom-up, beginning with damage to DNA and proteins and ending with organismal frailty, disability, and disease. (springer.com)
  • Campisi J (2005) Senescent cells, tumor suppression, and organismal aging: good citizens, bad neighbors. (springer.com)
  • In the session, Aging Mechanisms , two topics were discussed: first is aging at the organismal level, which is genetically determined, and the second focused on the mechanisms by which cells know when to stop their proliferation. (pnas.org)
  • In this chapter, the current status of cellular aging will be discussed at a level that will provide geriatricians with a foundation of knowledge to assist them in following future developments in the field of basic gerontology. (springer.com)
  • The two most important keys to successful aging are diet and exercise , says John Faulkner, PhD, senior researcher at the Muscle Mechanics Laboratory in the Institute of Gerontology and professor of physiology and biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. (medicinenet.com)
  • Age-associated epithelial cancers, such as breast cancer , colon cancer, and prostate cancer , however, contribute significantly to the morbidity and mortality of the elderly and are the second leading cause of death. (springer.com)
  • According to the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC), there are 44 million family caregivers, which is nearly 20 percent of the adult population in the U.S. These caregivers, who are often over the age of 50, provide physical and financial assistance to their elderly loved ones-the NAC also found that while women provide the lion's share of basic care, men also provide financial assistance. (psychologytoday.com)
  • The mission of the Winchendon Council on Aging is to enrich the lives of the community senior population by providing educational programs, recreational activities, referral and social services assistance and to advocate for our seniors while educating the community of the needs of its elderly. (google.com)
  • As such, it is charged with providing leadership within the aging network of state and area agencies and of service providers for the elderly, and with coordinating activities of other federal agencies involved with aging. (encyclopedia.com)
  • With the Area Agency on Aging acting as an advocate, awareness of the needs of the elderly increases through services that assist the elderly and their families with options that promote independence, well-being and dignity. (houstontx.gov)
  • It's not surprising that this demographic is often bombarded by the media with anti-aging everything: skin creams for every part of our bodies, miracle "cures" for our wrinkles, youthful colors for our hair. (psychcentral.com)
  • Creams are usually a good choice for aging skin. (webmd.com)
  • Everywhere you turn in the beauty isles of Walmart are signs and advertisements for "anti-aging" creams, and wrinkle reducing makeup. (blogher.com)
  • i ) Despite the fact that klotho mutant mice show systemic aging phenotypes, only limited organs express the klotho gene endogenously. (pnas.org)
  • Rafael de Cabo at the National Institute on Aging in Baltimore, Maryland, and a co-author on the 2006 Nature paper, says that he has safely tested one of the compounds, SRT1720, in more than 1,000 mice, some of which received the compound for two years. (technologyreview.com)
  • New study shows that resveratrol reduces age-induced deterioration of neuromuscular synapses in mice. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The level of investigative activity into the mechanisms of aging at the cellular and molecular level has increased dramatically during the past two to three decades. (springer.com)
  • Investigative efforts in the area of cellular aging address a number of questions, the answers to which are only beginning to emerge. (springer.com)
  • While definitive answers to the questions posed above are not forthcoming at the present time, there is enough information to permit some speculation about future directions that may be pursued in the area of cellular aging. (springer.com)
  • Schneider EL, Mitsui Y. The relationship between in vitro cellular aging and in vivo human age. (springer.com)
  • The long-anticipated aging of the baby boom generation across the threshold of eligibility for Social Security and Medicare has arrived. (nber.org)
  • The website includes information on topics such as aging, eldercare, and Medicare. (acog.org)
  • The Division of Aging strives to foster networks that provide information, access and long-term care options that enhance choice, autonomy and quality of life for Hoosiers. (in.gov)
  • The Division of Aging is committed to helping Hoosiers find the information and resources they need. (in.gov)
  • In this session, a novel mouse mutant, designated klotho (the name of the Greek goddess who spins the thread of life), was presented to exhibit premature aging similar to that in humans (Fig. 1 ). (pnas.org)
  • Changes You Can Expect as Your Dog Ages BowWOW Here's how your mature dog's age translates into human years: Appropriate Age in Years Equivalent Age in Humans 5 40 6 45 7 50 8 55 9 61 10 66 11 72 12 77 13 82 14 88 15 93 16 99 Change is a normal. (familyeducation.com)
  • These connections between sleep and skin aging, now supported with solid scientific data, will have a profound effect on how we study skin and its functions. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • In aging, degradation of white matter structure has emerged as an important general factor, further focusing attention on the critical white matter connections. (wikipedia.org)
  • We're looking not just to predict how old you'll get, but how well you'll age," says William K. Scott, professor of human genetics at the university's school of medicine. (technologyreview.com)
  • Crawford says it's hard to parse whether environment and lifestyle play as much of a role in successful aging as genetics, especially when the control group comes from the same community as the experimental group. (technologyreview.com)
  • The overall role of genetics in successful aging remains controversial. (technologyreview.com)
  • Genetic syndromes in man with potential relevance to the pathobiology of aging. (springer.com)
  • Frontier experimental studies of aging at the molecular level are leading to fascinating hypotheses that aging is the price we had to pay for the evolution of the sexual reproduction system that produces a variety of genetic information and complex body structures. (pnas.org)
  • He adds that he did find a peptide in mitochondria that seems to be associated with aging-a discovery that illustrates how complicated the genetic picture is. (technologyreview.com)
  • Last week, a discovery published by scientists at Northwestern University detailed a new genetic switch that may prove to be a watershed in the fight against aging. (extremetech.com)
  • NAPGCM is becoming the Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) to better reflect the broad spectrum of services and expertise offered by its members. (prweb.com)
  • Councils on Aging (COAs) are the community focal point for social and support services to elders, families and caregivers in 349 cities and towns in Massachusetts. (mass.gov)
  • This website has a section for consumers, which includes a directory of homes and services, and other information on aging services. (acog.org)
  • an alternative notion is that the manifestations of aging are the summation of subtle decrements of function in most or all of the cell populations in the body. (springer.com)
  • This paper discusses a study analyzing aging populations and public pension schemes. (imf.org)
  • It's a serious problem, and it is one of a number of problems that I would call 'aging aircraft' issues that we face with these vehicles,' shuttle program manager Wayne Hale said. (space.com)
  • Various issues such as wrinkling, sagging skin, and other problems of aging skin are dealt with on this page. (buzzle.com)
  • Now, I'm in the advice and conflict resolution field, focused on issues about aging and aging parents. (forbes.com)
  • Caregivers helping an aging parent may be recruited to care for a pet right along with caring for its owner. (forbes.com)
  • A family lineage exhibiting progeria (premature aging) indicates that senescence is, at least to some extent, controlled genetically. (pnas.org)
  • The klotho gene encodes a novel protein that appears to function outside of the cells (secreted protein), and thus it is very different from that involved in previously described premature-aging syndromes and cell senescence, which function in the nucleus. (pnas.org)
  • A theory of aging is proposed challenging the concept that economic trade-offs between body repair and reproduction are the primary drivers of senescence. (google.com)
  • Relative to aging theory this has remained problematic because It has not been intuitively obvious how senescence can function as a trait that favors the fitness of the individual. (google.com)
  • This paper, "Mate-Selection Scale And Aging" (MSSA) describes an additional significant mechanism of aging and provides the rational for the species specific rates of senescence that we see across species from the very short lived to the negligibly senescent. (google.com)
  • The visible signs of old age and fragility, what scientists call senescence, do not always present themselves in the same way. (cbc.ca)
  • The NBER's Program on the Economics of Aging began in 1986, when the baby boom generation was between the ages of 22 and 40, and when life expectancy at age 62 (the age of eligibility for Social Security) was nearly three years shorter than it is today. (nber.org)
  • In addition, the secondary esophageal peristalsis, which constitute a major clearence mechanism for refluxed gastric acid, seems to be evoked less frequently and less consistently, this increases the liklyhood of the occurrence of gastroesophageal reflux with age. (angelfire.com)
  • A clinical trial commissioned by Estée Lauder and conducted by physician-scientists at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center found that poor sleepers demonstrated increased signs of skin aging . (huffingtonpost.com)
  • On November 1, 1979, a small federal grant gave birth to the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging. (napca.org)
  • The UH Center on Aging and Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society is proud to announce a scholarship for students with a serious interest in a career in aging, long-term care, and/or death and dying. (hawaii.edu)
  • Center on Aging, University of Hawaii at Manoa. (hawaii.edu)