December 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) U.S. Census Bureau data show people are more likely to live 100 years or longer in North Dakota and South Dakota.
December 2, 2012 in Pierce County Herald
Minnesota News — Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is proposing legislation to better protect vulnerable adults under the care of guardians. Continue Reading
November 4, 2012 in Pierce County Herald
Area News — The St. Croix County Board is on record as supporting the construction of a new nursing home to replace an aging facility at the St. Croix Health Center campus in New Richmond. Continue Reading
October 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR There are many opportunities for residents of the Rice Care Center to keep their hands and minds busy, from group sing-alongs to exercise classes to a Christmas cookie exchange.
October 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The population in South Dakota’s rural areas will age more rapidly in coming years as more baby boomers enter retirement and more young people migrate to urban areas, South Dakota’s state demographer says. Continue Reading
August 16, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Today’s older Americans enjoy longer lives and better physical function than did previous generations, although, for some, an increased burden in housing costs and rising obesity may compromise these gains, according to a comprehensive federal look at aging. Continue Reading
July 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Researchers in the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at Northwestern measured the automatic brain responses of younger and older musicians and nonmusicians to speech sounds. Researchers discovered that older musicians had a distinct neural timing advantage. Researchers concluded that age-related delays in neural timing are not inevitable and can be avoided or offset with musical training. Continue Reading
April 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
If you adapt, aging can be okay. Everybody is doing a lot of that in North Dakota. Continue Reading
December 6, 2011 in WDAZ
CHICAGO (AP) White House wannabes take note: Contrary to the idea that being president speeds up aging, a study shows that many U.S. commanders in chief have actually lived longer than their peers.
November 21, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
In 1980, there were 720,000 people aged 90 and older in the United States. In 2010, there were 1.9 million people aged 90 and older; by 2050, the ranks of people 90 and older may reach 9 million, according to a report from the U.S. Census Bureau, commissioned by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health. Continue Reading