Tag Archives: older adults

On SAGE Insight: Holistic Wellness in Older Adulthood: Group Differences Based on Age and Mental Health

From Journal of Holistic Nursing The number of older adults living in the United States is increasing rapidly. Over the past 10 years, the number of Americans age 65 and older has increased by approximately 30%, and due to factors … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Trends in the Social and Functional Disadvantages of Sweden’s Solitary Living Older Adults

Article title: Who Lives Alone During Old Age? Trends in the Social and Functional Disadvantages of Sweden’s Solitary Living Older Adults From Research on Aging The proportion of older adults living alone throughout Europe and the United States rose markedly … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Men over 60 who pay for sex use less protection and purchase more sex as they age

Article title: Condom use, sexual risk, and self-reported STI in a sample of older male clients of heterosexual prostitution in the United States From American Journal of Men’s Health This study surveyed American men between the ages of 60 and 84 … Continue reading

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Physical and cognitive benefits of interactive computer games for older adults

Gaming for health Physical and cognitive effects of interactive computer games in older adults From Journal of Applied Gerontology The average age of the population is increasing, with many adults living with chronic disease, sensory and motor impairments, reduced physiological … Continue reading

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