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Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here’s...

Jiu-Chiuan Chen, University of Southern California Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the...

Why do older people heal more slowly?

Matthew Steinhauser, University of Pittsburgh I recently visited an 83-year-old patient in the hospital after EMTs rushed her to the ER with an infected leg...

Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might...

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, University of Virginia Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more...

How old would you want to be in heaven?

Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Brandeis University Many religious faiths propose different versions of heaven as a location: There are walled gardens with streams, flowers, pleasing scents,...

Curious Kids: Why do old people hate new music?

Frank T. McAndrew, Knox College Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to...

One skill that doesn’t deteriorate with age

Roger J. Kreuz, University of Memphis When Toni Morrison died on Aug. 5, the world lost one of its most influential literary voices. But Morrison wasn’t...

How technology could be a solution to caregiver shortage for seniors

Deborah Vollmer Dahlke, Texas A&M University ; David Lindeman, University of California, Berkeley, and Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University Young people may roll...

Are brain games mostly BS?

Walter Boot, Florida State University You’ve probably seen ads for apps promising to make you smarter in just a few minutes a day. Hundreds of...

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