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Hearing Loss and Older Adults

hearing loss  Older Adult 

Hearing loss is a sudden or gradual decrease in how well you can hear. It is one of the most common conditions affecting older and elderly adults. Approximately one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing.

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Adults: Protect Yourself with Pneumococcal Vaccines | CDC Features

vaccine  meningitis  ACIP  adult  respiratory  pneumonia  CDC Features  bloodstream infections  pneumococcal  Older Adult  PCV  pcv13  ppsv23  PPSV 

Many adults are at risk for pneumococcal disease. There are two vaccines that provide protection against this serious and sometimes deadly disease. Talk to your healthcare professional to make sure you are up to date on these and other recommended vaccines.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Association Between Living Alone and Physical Inactivity Among People With and Without Disability, Florida Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2009 - CDC

exercise  CDC  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Social Support  vulnerable populations  Older Adult  disabled persons 

People with disability may be at risk of developing diseases due to physical inactivity; social support from family and friends is positively related to engaging in regular physical activity. We compared the association between living alone and engagement in physical activity among people with and without disability in Florida. We used multivariate logistical regression to analyze 2009 Florida Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data (n = 10,902) to assess differences in physical activity in disability levels for respondents who lived alone versus those who did not.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Longitudinal Predictors of Self-Rated Health and Mortality in Older Adults - CDC

CDC  depression  Risk Factors  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  body mass index  Older Adult  Memory  Longevity and Healthy Aging 

Few studies have compared the effects of demographic, cognitive, and behavioral factors of health and mortality longitudinally. We examined predictors of self-rated health and mortality at 3 points, each 2 years apart, over 4 years.

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Planning for Recovery & Transition - Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults - Aging

disaster  older  emergency  planning  preparedness  elder  aging  special needs  vulnerable  public health emergency  Older Adult  senior  senior citizen  elderly  at-risk  disaster management  natural disaster  emergency management  all-hazard 

Discharge is the process of moving people from temporary shelters back into the community for permanent placement during the recovery and transition phase of an emergency.

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