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aging

Q+A
The impact of COVID-19 on older adults
Published May 5, 2020
COVID-19 poses a risk not only to the health of older adults who contract the disease but also to those without the health care resources and social structures that contribute to overall wellness
Another reason to meditate
Published Winter 2019
A School of Medicine study links stressful events with memory loss among aging Americans / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Alzheimer's disease
Stressors linked to cognitive decline in women
Published Aug 6, 2019
'We can't get rid of stressors, but we might adjust the way we respond to stress,' Hopkins neuropsychologist Cynthia Munro says
Nursing
Aging-in-place program expanding
Published Dec 13, 2018
Nearly $3M grant in support of School of Nursing's CAPABLE program could help millions of lower-income older adults age safely in their own homes
GERONTOLOGY
Careful wording
Published Fall 2018
Hopkins expert develops gold standard for discussing sensitive topics relating to health and life expectancy / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Public Health
Life expectancy gains slowing
Published Jan 29, 2018
Progress in health technology has not been enough to keep average life expectancy increasing at historic rates, study finds
Cell biology
How old are your cells?
Published July 11, 2017
Determining cell age more accurately could help clinicians delay effects of age-related health decline
Community
Aging in place, safely
Published June 13, 2017
For older adults, blood pressure or diabetes are not priorities compared to being able to move around, sleep well, prepare food, and be free of pain
Mental Health
The risks of undiagnosed dementia
Published June 2, 2016
Risk of unsafe activities rises in those without formal diagnosis, School of Medicine study finds / School of Medicine
Back to school
Back to school
Published Jan 4, 2016
Older adults embrace lifelong learning to keep the mind stimulated / The New York Times