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Hounds of love: ex-athletes in aged care

Maintaining health and wellbeing among the elderly is complex. Yet some aged care facilities, both here and overseas, are choosing to house ex-athletes in a bid to improve residents’ quality of life. In fact, it’s a growing trend. Why is ...

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Marriage linked to dementia risk

Marrying a significant other may lower a person’s risk of developing dementia, a new study suggests. The researchers drew from 15 studies published up to the end of 2016 that looked at the potential role of marital status on dementia ...

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