News About Aging

Posted By Abbey Porter

Event to focus on addressing social determinants of health

Aging-service professionals are invited to attend “Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health,” the second of a three-part series, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the University of Pennsylvania’s Hall of Flags Room in Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.

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Posted By Marcia Siegal

Meditation’s benefits

Meditation is an ancient mind and body practice that is estimated to date back as far as 5,000 B.C. Most forms of meditation Most share the practice of concentrated focus upon a sound, object, visualization, the breath or movement in order to increase awareness of the present moment – a state called mindfulness – as well as to lower stress, promote relaxation, and enhance personal and spiritual growth.

Posted By Christine Hoffman

Aging Research & Issues: February 21 – 24, 2017

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Posted By Alicia Colombo

Enjoy lighter comfort food

You don’t need all the fat, sugar and carbohydrates often associated with comfort food to replicate the good feeling such dishes engender. By using a slow cooker, you can infuse dishes with flavor and enjoy the comforting aroma of home cooking wafting through your home for hours. Here are a few recipes that are packed with protein and fiber but not a lot of fat or calories.

Posted By Christine Hoffman

Aging Research & Issues: February 13 – 17, 2017

Diabetes poses risk to heart health.
Posted By Alicia Colombo

Diabetes poses heart, stroke risks

In recent years, the American Heart Association has identified diabetes as one of the seven major, controllable risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Adults with diabetes are about 50 percent more likely to die from a heart attack than adults without diabetes, according to a study of 700,000 people conducted over 10 years by the University of Leeds in England.

Posted By Christine Hoffman

Aging Research & Issues: February 6 – 10, 2017

Posted By Christine Hoffman

Aging Research & Issues: January 30 to February 3, 2017

Pet dogs can be good for your mental and physical health.
Posted By Abbey Porter

Find the dog for you

Dog owners of any age will likely tell you that their pets make their lives better. Dogs can provide incentive to get out and walk, and there’s nothing like coming home to a wagging tail to lift one’s spirits. Those sentiments are backed by research.

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