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Programs for Innovative Aging
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"I Am Not Old" by Samantha Reynolds http://ow.ly/iVtz30kRSTX
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Caregivers risk negative health consequences like stress & depression, & need more support to preserve their own health. Risks increase for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s & related dementias (healthypeople.gov). Self care is vital!
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Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of fractures, hospital admissions for trauma, and injury deaths (National Council on Aging).
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When we think of opiate addiction, we don't often think of the impact on older adults but for many, the impact hits hard. http://ow.ly/PU8r30k0YkK
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"If people are leading longer, more productive lives, they can make a larger lifetime economic contribution than members of past generations ever could." http://ow.ly/EtKy30kpcDw
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People aged 60+ will rise from 900 million to 2 billion between 2015 and 2050 (World Health Organization). We provide support for aging adults and their caregivers.
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Unlike, other discrimination, #ageism is a form that most of the population has or will feel in their lives. When we adopt old-age #stereotypes, we essentially discriminate against our future selves.
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