Older adults

Discover practical tips and advice to help older adults maintain a healthy lifestyle. Take steps to stay active, independent, and engaged in your golden years.
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Why Are Older Adults More Exposed To Falls?There are many reasons why older adults are more exposed to falling, but we must not fall into the trap of believing it is part of the process of getting older. We know we cannot stop the aging process. But we can change HOW we age, by using exercise

Natasja Hilverts
In the next fifty years there will be many important discoveries that will further improve the quality of daily living and ultimately extend life for older adults. Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) Director Dr. Lewis Lipsitz explains how advancements in genetics and engineering could shape the future of aging research. Read more: http://bit.ly/1GOYKqG People, Jogging, Fitness, Casual, Boston, Elderly People, Elderly, Aging Well, Active Seniors

Before we look ahead, I think it’s important to see where things began for aging research at Hebrew SeniorLife. Since 1965 the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) has been at the forefront of geriatric research to improve the quality of life for seniors. IFAR research has contributed to some of the most important innovations in senior care: Establishment of supportive housing—Hebrew SeniorLife facilities—as an alternative to nursing facilities Creation of the Minimum Data Set—a legal…