Recent Reports 2020
Many older adults are not fully prepared for emergency situations.
Many grandparents keep their medications in easy-to-reach places or in easy-to-open containers which can raise the risk of accidental poisoning or intentional misuse.
Many in their 50s and early 60s take supplements or do puzzles in hopes of protecting brain health, but may miss out on effective strategies.
Pets help older adults cope with health issues, get active, and connect with others.
Many older adults, especially those with health issues, feel lonely and isolated.
Pre-Medicare years bring health insurance worries for many.
Half of women over 50 experience incontinence, but most have not talked to a doctor.
Older adults show interest in, and some skepticism about, genetic testing.
Convenience, cost, and lack of insurance coverage affect eye care decisions for older adults.
Three in four older adults support prescription restrictions, but many keep unused pills and do not get information on risks.
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