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Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries (STEADI) Initiative

More than one out of every four older adults experience a fall each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once nearly doubles your chances of falling again. Many people who fall, even if the fall does not result in injury, become afraid of falling. This fear may cause a person to abstain […]

The Reason Behind Aging and Bad Memory NPR reports

NPR sleep study shows a link between sleep and brain function where older adults’ forgetfulness is tied to faulty brain rhythms in sleep. During deep sleep, two brain waves that are responsible for saving new memories become increasingly out of sync as we age, NPR reports. The finding sprang from a study that compared how well young and […]