Cognitive Functionality May Be Related to Visual Impairment

Visual impairment among older adults associated with poor cognitive function The number of individuals in the U.S. with vision problems is anticipated to double by 2050. Visual dysfunction and poor cognition are highly prevalent among older adults; however, the relationship is not well defined. Suzann Pershing, M.D., M.S., of the Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo… Continue reading Cognitive Functionality May Be Related to Visual Impairment

Friends Can Boost Health, Well-Being Among Older Adults

These relationships can benefit you even more than family In the first study of 271,053 adults, valuing friendships was related to better functioning, particularly among older adults, whereas valuing familial relationships “exerted a static influence on health and well-being across the lifespan.” In the second study of 7,481 older adults, only strain from friendships predicted more chronic… Continue reading Friends Can Boost Health, Well-Being Among Older Adults