Frailty measures, microbial ‘fountains of youth’, screening for social isolation, and other highlights from studies into ageing.https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00076-9
Aging fascinates me now that I am an aging older adult. I didn’t pay much as much attention to aging when I was younger.
Many Meds Taken by Seniors Can Raise Risk of Falls.
After adjusting for the number of medications a person was taking, the researchers found men and women taking opioid painkillers as well as men taking antidepressants were more than twice as likely to have a fall injury as seniors who were not taking those drugs. Women taking antidepressants were 75% more likely to have a fall injury.
Getting Old but Still Feeling Young – Well Blog – NYTimes.com
I have always wondered why I feel younger than I am. It sure feels good to know I’m not alone.