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My Aching Back! The Aging Spine and Spinal Stenosis

Michigan Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeons Dr. Rakesh Patel and Dr. Ilyas Aleem. March 24, 2020. #60+mins #video #Medicine #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #MedicalAdvice #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Aging #SpinalStenosis #RakeshPatel #IlyasAleem ​​​​​​​​​​​


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A New Drug Slows Aging in Mice. What About Us?

U-M's Paul F. Glenn Center for Aging Research biogerontologists have discovered a drug that has slowed aging in mice, and are researching it if has similar effects for humans. January 17, 2020. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Science #HealthandWellness ...


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In Sickness and in Health: Study Looks at How Married Couples Face Chronic Conditions

A U-M study suggests that as married couples age and develop chronic conditions, the daily demands of coping with their own health and those of their spouse may take a mental toll. December 10, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #GeriatricMedicine ...


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A Replacement for Exercise?

Michigan Medicine's Myungjin Kim and Jun Hee Lee discuss the protein, Sestrin, and its ability to mimic exercise’s effects in flies and mice, helping researchers learn how to potentially combat muscle wasting due to aging and various other causes. January 6, 2020. #FeaturedHealth ...


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Searching for a Good Doctor, Online

Online ratings may help us choose everything from cars to hotels, but when it comes to finding a doctor, how useful are they? New results from U-M’s National Poll on Healthy Aging suggest older adults use such ratings, but take them with a grain of salt. January 7, 2020. #15-30minutes ...


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Men Who Receive Home Care from Spouse More Likely to Feel Burdensome than Women

U-M Professor Emerita of Social Work Berit Ingersoll-Dayton discusses the burden older, chronically-ill men feel if they must be cared for by their wives, as feelings of guilt and shame arise. November 11, 2019. #5-15mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Health/Wellness #Society ...


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Q&A: How Pets Can Help Older Adults Manage Chronic Pain

School of Public Health Researcher Mary Janevic discusses new research suggesting that owning a pet may benefit sufferers of chronic pain by encouraging movement and establishing routine while also providing comfort and relaxation. July 1, 2019. ...


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Aging in America: Addressing the Complexities of Longer Lives and an Aging Population

School of Public Health Dean F. DuBois Bowman and several professors speak on the growing aging population in the U.S. from healthcare, policy, and environmental perspectives in this podcast episode. August 13, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth ...


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Modern Maker Trend Could Spur Aging Brains

School of Information Professor Kentaro Toyama and graduate student Kayla Carucci study the positive effects of implementing makerspaces in senior citizen homes, allowing residents to utilize tools, make crafts, and stimulate their brains. July 18, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other ...


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Suicide Among Older Adults in Long-term Care Suggests More is Needed to Promote Mental, Social Well-being

School of Public Health Professor of Epidemiology Briana Mezuk conducts research focusing on mental health and suicide rates in older adults, concluding that mental and social well-being should be emphasized more in these areas. June 17, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article ...