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More Steps Per Day May Cut Risk for Incident Diabetes in Seniors

Stronger association seen for moderate- to vigorous-intensity steps per day than for light-intensity steps per day

COVID-19 Boosters Keep Older Americans Out of Hospitals: CDC

Chances of hospitalization for COVID-19 more than 40 times higher for those who are unvaccinated than for those with full vaccination and booster

Weight Loss Tied to Earlier Death in Older Women

However, grip strength and physical functioning were tied to lower risk for death, regardless of weight

Severe COVID-19 Outcomes Rare After Primary Vaccination

Risk higher for people who were aged 65 years or older, immunosuppressed, or had at least one of six underlying conditions

AAOS Updates Guideline for Managing Hip Fracture in Seniors

Interdisciplinary care programs recommended to decrease complications and improve outcomes

Hip Fracture Surgery Generally Lower During COVID-19 Pandemic

Apart from fall 2020, hip fracture surgery volumes among older individuals were lower than among historic controls until vaccination

Israel Will Give Fourth COVID-19 Shot to People Older Than 60, Health Workers

About 60 percent of Israel's 9.4 million people are fully vaccinated with either a recent second dose or booster dose

Seniors Report Medical Care Missed During the Pandemic

Rates of forgone medical care because of COVID-19 decreased over time; about 70 percent of forgone care due to physician-driven factors

2008 to 2017 Saw Decline in Serious Hearing Loss in U.S. Seniors

Substantial sex differences identified, with 10 percent decrease in hearing loss in women, but 2 percent increase in men

Depressive Symptoms Increased Among Seniors During COVID-19

Increase seen in prevalence of clinically significant depressive symptoms accompanied by increased loneliness, worse QoL