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One in six new HIV patients in Europe are seniors

We have to talk about HIV and safe sex with older adults. In Europe, one in six new cases of HIV are people over age 50, researchers from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported this week. ...

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Hundreds of Fla. seniors don't have power as temps soar

The horrific deaths of eight seniors at a south Florida nursing home has sparked a statewide check of the state’s elderly as temperatures continue to swelter. Many seniors in the Sunshine State remain without power and drinking water after Hurricane ...

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Seniors who fall down are more often in car crashes: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, March 24, 2016, 12:27 PM Ip, Michael AAA spokesman Robert Sinclair said 400,000 accidents each year involve drivers over 60. Seniors with a history of falling at home are 40% more likely to be involved ...

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The New Old Age: To Reach Seniors, Tech Start-Ups Must First Relate to Them

Photo Credit Luc Melanson Daily, breathless announcements arrive in my inbox, heralding technology products for older adults. A “revolutionary” gait-training robot. An emergency response device said to predict falls. A combination home phone and tablet system that “transforms how older ...

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