Seasoned athlete still finds fun doing triathlons

About 44 years ago, at the suggestion of a friend of hers, Sharon Becker Roggenbuck took up an exercise trend that was growing in popularity: jogging.

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Bipartisan bill aims to fix a costly Medicare enrollment mistake

A bipartisan bill in the House aims to fix a costly enrollment mistake that some older adults make when they transition to Medicare from an employer-based health plan.

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Study suggests older adults show greater mental well-being despite cognitive decline

Despite displaying signs of poorer cognitive performance, older adults tend to have greater mental well-being compared to younger adults, according to a new study

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Study shows daily multivitamin may improve memory and slow cognitive decline in older adults.

Older adults experiencing cognitive decline are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other forms of dementia.

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Telehealth has made life much easier for older Americans but we must get a grip on the $125 million in fraudulent claims

The federal government eased telehealth requirements at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic so more Americans could get remote care with fewer obstacles.

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CVS to buy home health giant Signify Health for about $8 billion

CVS Health has reached a deal to acquire in-home health-care company Signify Health for about $8 billion, the companies said Monday.

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Simple musical test predicts cognitive decline in older adults, study shows

Cognitive decline describes the changes in cognitive abilities such as memory, awareness, and judgment that may occur with aging. In the United States, over 11% of adults aged 65 or olderTrusted Sourcesay they are experiencing cognitive decline.

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What older adults do while they sit affects dementia risk, study indicates

Adults aged 60 and older who sit for long periods watching TV or other such passive, sedentary behaviors may be at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study by USC and University of Arizona researchers.

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Brain stimulation improves short-term memory in older adults for a month, study finds

Up for a little noninvasive brain stimulation to boost your aging memory for that next big project, work meeting or family get-together? One day science may be able to offer such treatments, new research suggests.

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Video chats improve cognition in at-risk older adults: study

Participation in regular video chats can help improve memory in isolated older adults, slow cognitive decline, delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease and reduce the overall societal burden of dementia, according to the results of a new study.

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