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Next Avenue Names 10 “Influencers in Aging” in Honor of 10th Anniversary – PR Newswire

Leaders changing the aging space and how we think about living older recognized

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Dec. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Next Avenue, the national news and community destination for older adults that is part of the PBS system, revealed its 2022 “Influencers in Aging.”

The 2022 “Influencers in Aging” list recognizes remarkable people bringing solutions, innovation, inspiration, and big thinking to the aging space.

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A few wise perspectives on the process of aging – Iron Mountain Daily News

NIAGARA, Wis. — A few weeks ago, this column contained my frustrations about getting older after a particularly exasperating morning. I complained about everything from not being able to open cereal boxes, to messing up the TV remote control, to the plethora of cryptic reminder notes on the kitchen counter. I recently read an uplifting collection of wise thoughts that extolled the benefits of aging and offered perspectives that I had never before considered. After I read through them, I tho…….

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Agency on Aging offers events in December – The County

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One Thing That’s Cheaper Now: Hearing Aids For Aging Parents – Forbes

Most of us probably know someone who can’t hear very well and doesn’t use hearing aids. It can be frustrating trying to have a conversation with that person. particularly in a group setting, like a dinner table or in a restaurant. They say “what?” and you repeat, but they still don’t hear you much. Can you do anything about this? Maybe. It depends on why some aging parents will or won’t accept wearing hearing aids.

Why do folks resist hearing aids?

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One Thing That’s Cheaper Now: Hearing Aids For Aging Parents – Forbes

Most of us probably know someone who can’t hear very well and doesn’t use hearing aids. It can be frustrating trying to have a conversation with that person. particularly in a group setting, like a dinner table or in a restaurant. They say “what?” and you repeat, but they still don’t hear you much. Can you do anything about this? Maybe. It depends on why some aging parents will or won’t accept wearing hearing aids.

Why do folks resist hearing aids?

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Why an aging population doesn’t spell economic doom – Marketplace

The world’s population passed the 8 billion mark on Nov. 15. While that’s a big number, the rate of population growth has slowed in recent decades, and fears about the “population bomb” are easing.

Instead, a different but still formidable demographic challenge is taking shape on the horizon: global aging. According to a recent International Monetary Fund article, the number of children worldwide under the age of 15 will equal the number of people …….

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Ellie Filburn honored by State Office for the Aging for volunteerism – NNY360

ALBANY – The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) recently honored 94 older adults for their volunteerism in every region of the state as part of NYSOFA’s annual Older New Yorkers’ Day celebration.

Oswego County resident Ellie Filburn was one of the people honored at the Nov. 4 program.

For many years, Filburn has taken the lead for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at the Oswego County/Sandy Creek Fair. She sets up the di…….

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Lack of grip strength may indicate premature aging, research shows – Medical News Today

Share on PinterestResearch suggests that hand grip strength, an indicator of overall muscle strength, is a biomarker of biological age. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty ImagesA new study builds on existing evidence suggesting that grip strength is a biomarker of their biological age.According to researchers, grip strength aligns with epigenetic clocks that assess the age of a person’s DNA.Grip strength is an indicator of overall muscle strength, a lack of which has been implicated in accelerated agin…….

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Vertical aging vs. horizontal aging – FOX 5 New York

Vertical and horizontal aging?

Most of us are familiar with terms to describe aging skin, crow’s feet, smile lines and dark spots. But have you ever diagnosed whether you’re aging vertically or horizontally?

NEW YORK – Next time you look in the mirror, ask yourself if you’re aging vertically or horizontally. And if you don’t know what that even means, you’re not alone. 

Most of us are familiar with terms to describe aging skin, crow’s feet, smile lines and dark spots. But hav…….