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The caregiving conundrum: Complex challenges and an uncertain future

By 2030, 1 in 5 Americans is projected to be 65 or older, and this generation desires a more holistic approach to aging and caregiving, especially in underserved populations/communities.

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Self-perceptions of aging and stress have significant impact on physical health, OSU study finds

Researchers found that people who reported more positive self-perceptions of aging were more insulated from the physical effects of stress compared with people who felt more negatively about their own aging.

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Beyond the doom and gloom of the Baby Boom

HDFS Professor Karen Hooker shares three things to consider as you age, especially if you find yourself as a caregiver.

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Managing pandemic stress at every age

Healthy aging experts share insight into how older adults cope with stress related to the pandemic, and how people of all ages can use it as a learning experience.

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Inside the mind of student researcher Shelbie Turner

How much do the goals you have throughout your life impact your health in later years? Shelbie Turner, a PhD student studying human development and family sciences, is seeking answers.

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‘Aging well’ greatly affected by hopes and fears for later life, OSU study finds

If you believe you’re capable of becoming a healthy, engaged person in old age, you are more likely to experience that outcome.