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December 2014

Vibrating Insoles May Prevent Falls

BOSTON - Falling can be scary. It can happen on a slippery surface, on ice, or when you’re simply not paying attention. But often times, it happens to older adults, in any location, on any surface.

 

Top 10 Foods for Long, Healthy Living

BOSTON - It’s important to strive for a healthy diet throughout life, but as our bodies change after middle age, it becomes especially important to consume an overall healthy diet to ensure intake of vital nutrients. Shivani Sahni, MS, PhD, of Hebrew SeniorLife’s Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Department of Medicine, is examining the role of nutrition in the prevention