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For Older Adults, Sense of Control Tied To Feeling Younger

March 15, 2019

A recent study finds that older adults feel younger when they feel that they have more control over their daily lives, regardless of stress or health concerns. However, stress and health — not a sense of control — play a significant role in how old younger adults feel.


Opioid Misuse Sending More Older Adults to Emergency Departments, Study Finds

March 7, 2019

Emergency department (ED) visits by people age 65 and older who were identified with opioid misuse and dependence more than tripled between 2006 and 2014, according to new research published by researchers at Towson University. The study also discovered that opioid misuse was associated with an increased number of chronic conditions, greater injury risk, and higher rates of alcohol dependence and mental health diagnoses.


The Gerontological Society of America Welcomes New Partners for Careers in Aging Week

February 28, 2019

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and its educational organization, the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education, have unveiled new and forthcoming resources for Careers in Aging Week, taking place from March 3 to 9, 2019. Joining GSA for the first time in promoting this event are the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), Argentum, and LeadingAge.



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