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Extending “Healthspan”: Brain Scientists Tap Into The Secrets Of Living Well Longer

By Sharon Jayson “Healthspan,” refers to the years that a person can expect to live in generally good health. Although there’s only so much a person can do to delay the onset of disease, there’s plenty that scientists are learning to improve your chances of a better healthspan.

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What’s New In The Scientific World Of Aging

You may (or may not) have heard about some of the scientific testing underway to reverse aging in mice. But the question is how close are we to actually seeing this research become a reality for humans? In the following video produced by NPR, they research some of the...

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The Talk Seniors Need To Have With Doctors Before Surgery

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Older patients often have different priorities than younger ones. More than longevity, in many cases, they value their ability to live independently and spend quality time with loved ones. This is why it’s so important to discuss your thoughts before surgery.

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Getting In Shape For Surgery

By Susan Williams If you’re preparing for surgery chances are you may be concerned about how the surgery will go and how long your recovery will be. Will there be complications? How long will it take before you can get back to your regular routines? What if there was...

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Would You Rather Suffer Or Admit That You’re Old?

By Susan Williams We all want to live a long and high quality of life but in order to do this are we guilty of not being willing to accept products or services that we perceive might make us look old?

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An Aging Population: Two Industries Destined For Disruption

By Susan Williams If you’ve been reading the media lately, it’s hard not to realize that the population of the world is aging. With the largest demographic of baby boomers now aged between 55 and 75 and about 72 million strong in the US and around 9.6 million in Canada,...

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