mental health

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Staying Sharp’s Building Resilience Challenge offers practical techniques and tips on building resilience in the face of life stressors.
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A global pandemic significantly added more anxiety, depression, fatigue and loneliness to an already difficult task for caregivers, a study found.
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As pandemic-related stress drags on, a new poll suggests that health care providers need to check on the mental health of their patients older than 50.
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Cat videos offer a veritable Meow Mix of mental health benefits, from improving your mood to reducing anxiety. Here’s why onscreen cats are good for you.
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The U.S. now has about 17 million cancer survivors. So what can they do to stay healthy, both mentally and physically, as they age?
The coronavirus pandemic dominated our Thinking Policy blog in 2020, just as it dominated everyone’s lives.
Innovation in health care is happening all around us. Read our four main takeaways from HLTH 2019.
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The longevity capital of the world, as you may recently have read in the AARP Bulletin, is the Nagano region of Japan, where women can expect to live an average of 87.2 years and men an average of 80.9 years. Experts chalk it up to a healthy diet, regular physical activity, extended work years and…
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A simple blood test that a researcher calls a "game changer" may be able to accurately predict whether older adults will develop dementia.
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