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TRENDING NOW: Ideas for Integrating Housing & Health Care for Older Adults

Recently the Senior Health and Housing Task Force formed by the Bipartisan Policy Center released a report titled Healthy Aging Begins at Home. This report examines current trends in aging and the demographics of older adults and, on the basis...

Frame by Frame: Two Views of Late-Life Inequality

In a recent article, researchers Renee Beard and John Williamson discuss two major ways that late-life inequality is framed and how these different perspectives on inequality lead to “different definitions of what the problems are and [the]...

Crosswords & Cognition: New Research Supports Benefits of Word & Number Games for Older Adults

A recent study provided further encouraging evidence about the positive impact that cognitively stimulating leisure activities can have for older adults. It also provided important new evidence that it’s never too late for such activities to...

Stigma & Separation: Social Issues Surrounding Multiple Levels of Care in Senior Housing

Although Life Plan Communities and other multilevel senior living residences offer older adults the ability to age in place as care needs change, transitions from one level of care to another and interactions across levels of care pose...

A Surprising Look at the Personalities of Older Adults

How much does one’s personality develop over the course of a lifetime, and how do our personalities play into the types of situations and interactions we gravitate toward? Researchers recently attempted to gain insight into these types of...

Successful Aging & How Older Adults Perceive Themselves

Although there has been increasing interest in “successful aging,” little consensus exists on what constitutes successful aging, and successful aging definitions have been criticized for not representing older adults’ perspectives. A...

How to Win Friends—with Positive Expectations of Aging

The attitudes we espouse impact our behaviors, and new research has reaffirmed this truism as it pertains to positive aging. The researchers tested the notion of whether positive expectations surrounding the aging process would affect older...

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