Health & Wellness

posted Fri, 2018-07-06 18:50
An analysis of the impacts of mass incarceration on the African American community and on the cohort’s long-term health consequences.
posted Tue, 2018-05-08 12:45
There is a lack of research to inform us whether these different standards between genders caused women to actually drink less or simply to report drinking less.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:55
It is important to note, air pollution can trigger COPD and asthma and increase the risk of heart attack in older adults, especially those who are diabetic or obese.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:54
Given that age-related vulnerabilities such as diabetes, hypertension, vision or sensory deficits, im­paired mobility, cognitive decline or mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety are more common in late life, policymakers, program managers and care providers should learn optimal prac
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:50
Older people also often are living with chronic health conditions and functional limitations that may contribute to frailty and disability. And climate change impacts not only physical health. 
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 16:55
We talk much less about people who were doing fine until they weren’t, people who had career choices, good jobs and decent incomes, until the wheels came off in their late 40s, 50s or 60s.
posted Fri, 2018-04-06 18:15
On March 26, the AARP Foundation sponsored and presented “Innovation for Impact: What We Have Learned?” featuring four experts and entrepreneurs from the Foundation, sharing best practices for ending senior poverty.
posted Thu, 2018-03-01 20:28
Employers are beginning to see the toll that caregiving takes on their employees. This toll might jeopardize productivity and risk the loss of an otherwise excellent worker.
posted Wed, 2018-02-28 15:59
How and why four feminists came together to foster intergenerational activism around ageism.
posted Thu, 2018-02-22 15:14
The Winter 2017­–18 issue of Generations lays out the physical, psychological, cultural, and economic realities of aging as a woman in contemporary American society.