Exercise Tied to Psychological Well-Being in Older Adults

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A recent large-scale US study has found a link between a high level of psychological well-being and levels of physical exercise in the over-50s.

Carried out by researchers from Chapman University, California, the team followed 9,986 English adults over the age of 50 over an average of 11 years.

Participants were assessed up to six times throughout the study, answering questions on the frequency and intensity of their physical activity both at work and in their spare time.

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How ‘super aging’ older adults retain youthful memory abilities

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Some loss of memory is often considered an inevitable part of aging, but new research reveals how some people appear to escape that fate. A study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators examines a remarkable group of older adults whose memory performance is equivalent to that of younger individuals and finds that certain key areas of their brains resemble those of young people. Leer Más