andrewducker + aging   28

People get happier as they age
They found older adults generally make the best of the time they have left and have learned to avoid situations that make them feel sad or stressed.
age  aging  happiness  psychology 
august 2009 by andrewducker
'Knitting' may delay memory loss
Engaging in a hobby like reading a book, making a patchwork quilt or even playing computer games can delay the onset of dementia, a US study suggests.

Watching TV however does not count - and indeed spending significant periods of time in front of the box may speed up memory loss, researchers found.
health  alzheimers  aging  memory  knitting 
february 2009 by andrewducker
A longer life ignores the cost of growing old
We're focussing on prolonging life, and not on making the later years more bearable. I wonder if this will change at some point...
science  medicine  age  aging 
november 2007 by andrewducker
ScienceDaily: Gene Tied To Longevity Also Preserves Ability To Think Clearly
Those who did not develop dementia at follow up were five times more likely to have the favorable genotype than those who developed dementia.
brain  aging  science  genetics 
december 2006 by andrewducker
Daily Photo Project
One photo a day for eight years - fed into quicktime
photography  video  geek  aging 
october 2006 by andrewducker

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