Fall All Over: New CDC Data Shows Troubling Nationwide Increase in Deadly Falls
September 6, 2023
It’s a new month and we have a new study confirming the serious threat that falls pose to older adults. According to a recent report from the CDC examining the incidence of non-fatal and fatal falls among older adults (65 and older), from 2020-2021, there was a 7.6% increase in…
Bare Bones: Do You Know The Essentials About Osteoporosis?
June 21, 2023
Despite being classified as one of the 4 most dangerous health issues facing us today, and despite the fact that each year, 2 million broken bones are attributable to it, there’s still a lot of mystery and misunderstanding among older adults about osteoporosis. In fact, in a recent study of…
Public Health Peril: Nationwide Surge In Fatal Falls Reported
May 31, 2023
Maybe you wonder why agebuzz spends so much time focused on balance and fall prevention. Well, as we’ve previously pointed out, around the world falls are the primary cause of accidental deaths and now we have new data reporting that fatal falls more than doubled among US older adults, from…
Address Your Stress: Why Your Body & Brain Need You To Relax And Reset
May 3, 2023
While studies suggest that older adults experience less stress and are better able to deal with it, reactions to stressful, difficult times can linger as the result of a traumatic or life-altering event. In fact, research continues to show that the effects of stress as you grow older can be…
Stretch Right Up: Should Stretching Be A Regular Part Of Your Routine?
April 5, 2023
“Move it or lose it” is an essential mantra here at agebuzz. We are passionate about the need to stay physically active and keep moving, and about the strength you need to properly fuel that movement. Furthermore, to stay active and out and about, and to carry on your essential…
M & M: Mindfulness And Meditation As Support In Uncertain Times
February 9, 2022
Are we done with the pandemic or are we just in a lull? Are there more harmful variants to come or is the worst behind us? Will we erupt into a new domestic civil war? Will Russia invade Ukraine? The list of dilemmas and “what ifs” are endless these days….