The older people who fled Myanmar’s forgotten crisis | Discover

[ad_1] Recently, I had the opportunity to see Age UK’s sister charity Age International and its partners at work. I visited the world’s largest refugee camp, Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, which is home to almost a million refugees who have fled ethnic and religious persecution in Myanmar. On first sight, it doesn’t seem much. A few … Read more

Nuts and Diabetes: Are Nuts a Good Snack for People With Diabetes?

[ad_1] Often highlighted as a low-carb food, nuts are generally considered a healthy choice for people with diabetes.  But, like many healthy foods, the old saying about “too much of a good thing…” rings true.  So, are nuts a good snack for people with diabetes? Absolutely, your favorite nuts like cashews, almonds, macadamias, Brazil nuts, … Read more

Navigating the Skies: Practical advice to support people living with dementia and companions to travel successfully by air.  

[ad_1] Image © University of Plymouth, 2021 Introduction: Air travel is a remarkable and often challenging experience, especially for those with living with dementia and their travel companions. In this blog post, we delve into recent research that sheds light on the unique challenges and opportunities faced by individuals with dementia when navigating the skies. … Read more

XPRIZE Healthspan, $101 Million to Incentivize Rejuvenation in Old People – Fight Aging!

[ad_1] Prizes for success in research and development can work well, if coupled with suitable publicity and activism. Such efforts have a long history, going back to the well-documented longitude rewards offered by the British government in the 1700s. More recently, the original Ansari X Prize for suborbital flight was a very successful example … Read more