Tag Archives: Older

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »

Study: Older, slower, first-time marathon runners can add years to their lives

LONDON — First-time marathon runners can add years to their lives and reap the health rewards of lower blood pressure and healthier arteries, even if they take on the challenge in mid- to later life, research showed on Monday. “It appears to never be too late,” said co-lead researcher Charlotte Manisty of University College London.… Read More »

Ways to stay active as you get older

by Angel Jony Data from the Office for National Statistics predicts that, in 50 years, there will be an additional 8.2 million people in the UK aged 65 and over as the country’s population continues to age. And according to the NHS, many adults aged 65+ spend an average of at least 10 hours per day sitting… Read More »