One hour a week of physical activity can hold off disability, study says
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"The benefits of exercise are widely known but kinesiologists have for the first time found that physical activity may help fight depression in seniors by stimulating muscle-generated mood boosters."
What determines how much control seniors feel they have over their lives? New research offers some answers.
"It is estimated that older adults lose billions of dollars to scammers each year. But there is good news - last year the Federal Trade Commission noted that older consumers are more likely to report they've been victimized by financial exploitation than their younger counterparts."