Health

Gens X and Y show worrisome trend of declining health

(HealthDay)—Gen X and Gen Y are showing poorer physical health and higher levels of unhealthy behaviors compared with older generations, according to a study published online March 18 in the American Journal of Epidemiology.

Health

New research questions myth of the elderly widower

The assumption that an elderly widower can hardly boil an egg simply doesn't stand according to a recent University of Copenhagen study. The study reports that male seniors do cook and only blossom in the kitchen once alone. ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Dementia education: An age-friendly future starts with our kids

School-based dementia education could deliver much needed empathy and understanding for older generations as new research from the University of South Australia shows it can significantly improve dementia knowledge and awareness ...

Neuroscience

Eye-tracking tech helps aged care assessment

Memory loss among older Australians is on the rise as the Baby Boomer generation enters retirement—but a new technique tested by Flinders University researchers that investigates cognitive skills through eye-tracking technology ...

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