Volunteering is good for your health

This column is reprinted with permission from The Lexington Herald-Leader

While many baby boomers may not want to admit it, they are aging. Now one of their concerns is “How can we age well?”

Dr. James Borders wrote a recent column in The Herald-Leader about aging well. Here’s what he said.

Most people are aware of the […]

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87-year-old bassist made symphony history

Jane Little began playing bass in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra when she was a teenager and admits it’s hard to remember when she wasn’t there. Geoff Edgers with The Washington Post tells her story.

ATLANTA – On Monday, Jane Little got her weekly chemo shot. Thursday, she gulped down five green steroid pills and reported to […]

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National Institute on Aging recognition means improved care for people with Alzheimer’s

Founded in 1979 with support from Col. Harlan Sanders and John Y. Brown, the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has been conducting research on Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and other age-related disease for more than 35 years.

In 1985, the Center was one of the first 10 National Institutes of Health-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers and is one […]

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New study shows seafood is linked to reduced risk of dementia

Eating seafood is linked to a reduced risk of dementia-associated brain changes in people who carry the ApoE4 gene variation, which increases the risk for Alzheimer’s disease, a story in the New York Times reported last week.

Eating seafood was not linked to similar changes in those who carried other forms of the ApoE gene.

The […]

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