Tag: socialization

Cognitive Risk Declines with Activity

According to research conducted at Rush University Medical Center, frequent social activity may help to prevent or delay cognitive decline in old age. In a continuing study, 1,138 older adults with a mean age of 80 underwent yearly evaluations that included a medical history and neuropsychological tests. Social activity was...

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Self – Responsibility: How to Reduce Healthcare Costs for the Elderly

This is a guest blog from Adrienne Carlson, who regularly writes on the topic of nurse practitioner schools . Adrienne welcomes your comments and questions at her email address: adrienne.carlson83@yahoo.com One of the things I “preach” about often is the need for self-responsibility. Part of the reason we have a...

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