Starting mental illness conversations can be a sensitive endeavor, especially when you are the one dealing with the illness. However, it is a good idea to inform those close to you of your mental illness, as they can provide a great support network. Here are some tips for starting a conversation about your mental illness:
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“Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE)”, possibly the longest running and largest study observing the effects of physical activity on older adults, came out with promising results for those at risk of physical disability.
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Johns Hopkins Researchers Implicate Hearing Loss In Dementia Development In Seniors
Can you name the most popular electronic gadget in the senior citizen community? Nope, it’s not the iPhone, but rather the hearing aid. Hearing loss has long been heralded as the quintessential sign of aging, right up there with ear hair growth and retirement. However innocuous the latter two events, though, researchers are beginning to grow more interested in hearing loss. A team at Johns Hopkins University in particular has found a frighteningly strong association between hearing loss and the development of dementia. Dementia refers to an overall decline of cognitive ability and manifests in different forms, of which Alzheimer’s disease is the most common.