Tag: older adults

‘Just Keep Moving’

‘Just Keep Moving’

Carrye Brown earned her retirement after more than 30 years in the workforce but decided to answer the call when DC Mayor Muriel Bowser challenged her city to get fit by walking a billion steps! Ms. Brown says she wanted to be part of the health initiative as a FitDC coach Bowser’s to encourage healthy lifestyles ...

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Living to 100

Living to 100

Your opportunity to be part of the 2014 Living to 100 Symposium is here. Whether you're an actuary, gerontologist, demographer, economist, physician, scientist or other professional, this symposium offers you the opportunity to discuss topics and gather information to help you estimate advanced age mortality and ...

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Older Americans

Older Americans

Did you know that May is 'Older Americans Month?' When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. Interest in older Americans and their concerns ...

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Children Caring for Parents

Children Caring for Parents

Caring for older parents and loved ones with Alzheimer's may become more common in the future. As many as 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. While younger people may get Alzheimer’s disease, it is much less common. The disease usually begins after age 60, and risk goes up with age.

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