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Researchers—interested in investigating health disparities related to #aging ? Check out NIA’s Health Disparities Research Framework for four key levels of analysis related to disparities #research .

Reading food labels can help you make smart food choices for #healthyaging . Learn more about understanding the product date, ingredients list, and nutrition facts and try to use these tips while grocery shopping this weekend!

Ongoing #research  suggests that participating in the arts may improve the health, well-being, and independence of older adults. Read about this exciting area of research and what we’ve learned so far.

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ICYMI: an NIA-supported study found evidence in mice that stimulation of gamma #brain  waves reduces #Alzheimers  related proteins and slows neurodegeneration associated with the disease. Read about the findings:

Join us in a collaborative workshop w/many institutes & offices @NIH  on #HIVcomorbidities . We’ll discuss the state of research, identify gaps, & consider recommendations to refine research priorities for the scientific community. Register before 09/06.

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Researchers—ADORE has hundreds of resources to help you engage, recruit, and retain participants in #Alz  and related dementias #clinicaltrials . Check it out to learn how to use this useful tool to support your studies.

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Curious about what’s new in #agingresearch  and about research on #Alzheimers  and related dementias? Check out NIA’s Featured Research page:

Clinicians—review these tips on communicating with older patients to ensure respectful interactions and effective conversations during their visits.

#Go4LifeMonth is just a few weeks away! Help share the importance of regular physical activity as a key component of #healthyaging . Check out our toolkit for materials to help get older adults motivated and moving! #Go4Life 

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Researchers—new to the field of #agingresearch ? Apply to the Butler-Williams Scholars Program for a unique opportunity to attend lectures, discussions, and seminars this summer at NIA!

NIA’s Richard Hodes highlights public resources for #Alzheimers  researchers to accelerate innovation, data sharing & translating findings into practice and discusses cutting-edge Alz & related dementias research from . Learn more: #AAIC18 

Check out a new NIA-funded initiative that strives to encourage underrepresented minorities to pursue medical and scientific #research  careers in neuroscience and #aging .

Watch the #DementiaCareSummit  live, starting now! Learn about research on dementia care and services.

18 seconds – the average time doctors wait before interrupting patients. Share these tips to help with communication:

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A10. Exercise helps support emotional and mental health. During the winter, exercise can: -Reduce feelings of depression and stress -Increase your energy level. -Improve sleep. -Empower you to feel more in control. #NIMHchats 

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#Alzheimers is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory & thinking skills. Visit NIA to learn more about the disease and the changes it causes in the #brain .

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What’s the latest in Alzheimer’s research? Follow #ADSummit18  to learn about research on Alzheimer’s and related dementias, and watch live on March 1-2. Register to watch the videocast:

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