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CDC Panel Urges Seniors to Get New, More Potent Flu Shot This Fall

Agency urges all Americans aged 6 months and older to get a flu shot every season

Uncontrolled Diabetes Tied to Heart Failure Progression

Patients with preclinical heart failure and uncontrolled diabetes have increased risk for progression of heart failure

Financial Altruism May Indicate Cognitive Decline in Seniors

Financial altruism negatively associated with performance on cognitive measures known to be sensitive to early Alzheimer disease

Primary Care Outreach Boosts COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Electronic and mail messages from primary care providers increased COVID-19 vaccination rates among Black and Latino older adults

Atrial Fibrillation Tied to Worse Noncardiac Surgery Outcomes

Findings seen for older adults across sex, race, surgery type, and cardiac risk levels

Prevalence of LATE-NC Explored in Seniors, Alzheimer Disease

Almost 40 percent of those with ADNC had limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy neuropathologic change

2010 to 2020 Saw Number of Heat Days Up in Arizona Counties

Higher rates of heat-related illness hospitalization reported for adults aged 65 years and older compared with those younger than 65 years

Older Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Have Lower Grip Strength

Additionally, lower diastolic blood pressure seen with type 1 diabetes versus matched controls

Feds Warn of Bedrails That Can Entrap; Three Deaths Reported

Warning applies to 10 models of bedrails made and sold by Mobility Transfer Systems

Housework Tied to Higher Cognitive Function in Older Adults

Supervised Exercise Program Beneficial for Seniors With Hip Fracture

Greater improvement on Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, Short Physical Performance Battery reported with home exercise program