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2014-05-08 23:01:38

Home Care Assistance of Warren Twp, NJ invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in the “Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Warren Twp, NJ to Okinawa, Japan. Warren, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Home Care Assistance of New Jersey, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Northern Central New Jersey community to commit to healthy living and register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a...

2014-05-07 23:05:22

Held this past Saturday, May 3rd, Home Care Assistance of Naples was a proud sponsor of the “Docs & Duffers” Charity Golf Tournament, a fundraiser to support efforts to promote health education and serve the community's public health needs. Naples, Florida (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Naples, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, proudly sponsored the “Docs & Duffers” Charity Golf Tournament this past Saturday, May 3rd, at the Grey Oaks...

2014-05-06 23:09:31

The Milken Institute’s contributing authors explore how long life is changing the world of health, work, innovation, policy, and purpose. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 An aging revolution is changing the world, a titanic shift that will alter every aspect of human existence. In their new book, The Upside of Aging: How Long Life is Changing the World of Health, Work, Innovation, Policy, and Purpose (WILEY; April 2014; Hardcover & e-book; $39.95; ISBN: 978-1-118-69203-5), Paul...

2014-05-05 23:04:53

Home Care Assistance of Utah is recognized as one of the top home care agencies in the country based on client satisfaction. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Utah, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is honored to be recognized as a 2014 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice. This prestigious award is given to home care providers who rank in the top 50th percentile in one or more client satisfaction categories, based on monthly satisfaction...

2014-05-03 23:00:32

Home Care Assistance of Utah is recognized as one of the top home care agencies in the country based on employee satisfaction Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Utah, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is honored to be recognized as a 2014 Best of Home Care Employer of Choice. This prestigious award is given to home care providers who rank in the top 50th percentile in one or more employee satisfaction categories, based on monthly satisfaction...

2014-04-28 09:40:31

Shawn Ahmed, PhD, shows that tweaking specific cellular mechanisms helps tiny worms overcome infertility through a pathway of cellular interactions that result in long life. The finding gives clues to how the molecular interactions in cells of one organism affect progeny many generations later. The evidence for what causes aging has typically been limited to the study of a single organism’s lifespan; our cells divide many times throughout our lives and eventually cause organs and our...

2014-04-11 23:02:38

Home Care Assistance invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in “The Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Scottsdale, Arizona to Okinawa, Japan. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Scottsdale Area and East Valley communities to register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a free pedometer to track their steps each day as the...

2014-04-10 08:30:39

OSSINING, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 1, primate researchers from the University of Wisconsin published a paper(1), affirming that caloric restriction (CR) without malnutrition significantly improves age-related and all-cause survival in rhesus monkeys. The researchers point out that their data contrasts with findings in the widely reported 2012 National Institutes of Aging study, where CR was not seen to show a significant survival benefit. However, they emphasize an...

2014-04-08 23:31:39

‘Caretaker of the world's feet’ recognized for his exceptional and lasting contributions to the active-aging industry. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA), an association that leads, connects and defines the active-aging industry, is pleased to name Jim Throneburg, CEO of THOR-LO® Inc. in Statesville, North Carolina, as the 2014 recipient of the ICAA INSPIRE Award. This awards program recognizes individuals or...

2014-04-07 12:51:28

The long and the short of telomeres In captivity, grey parrots are often kept in social isolation, which can have detrimental effects on their health and wellbeing. So far there have not been any studies on the effects of long term social isolation from conspecifics on cellular aging. Telomeres shorten with each cell division, and once a critical length is reached, cells are unable to divide further (a stage known as 'replicative senescence'). Although cellular senescence is a useful...


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Rejuvenation Research
2012-05-01 10:40:28

Rejuvenation Research is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by Mary Ann Liebert. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Aubrey de Grey. The main focus of this journal are rejuvenation therapies. It addresses such issues as cardiovascular aging, cell immortalization and senescence, cloning/ESCs, DNA damage/repair, growth factors, immunology, invertebrate lifespan, neurodegeneration, tissue engineering, public policy, gene targeting, gene therapy, and...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.