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New Study Adds to Concern About Certain Drugs and Dementia Risk

As people get older, they’re more likely to need medications on a regular basis to manage one or more chronic conditions. Some of these medications fall into a class known as anticholinergics and may not be ideal to take for long periods because they could increase the risk of dementia. Study Shows Higher Risk of…

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The College Programs Where Young and Older People Connect

An inspiring intergenerational connections movement has been growing at colleges across the country, bringing together students and primarily lower-income older adults from local communities. Intergenerational Connections: Students Serving Older Adults, a three-year-old project of The Council of Independent Colleges and the AARP Foundation, is becoming a triple win for students, older adults and organizations in…

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New Study Adds to Concern About Certain Drugs and Dementia Risk

As people get older, they’re more likely to need medications on a regular basis to manage one or more chronic conditions. Some of these medications fall into a class known as anticholinergics and may not be ideal to take for long periods because they could increase the risk of dementia. Study Shows Higher Risk of…

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