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KING 5  News reports on a program at Gaffney House in Seattle, where residents with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia listen to personalized playlists of their favorite music from the past.

A collaboration of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, UW Medicine and Group Health has expanded online resources on aging, dementia and traumatic brain injury (TBI).  

Could older adults experience measurable health benefits from a group rendition of “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”?

Individuals with depression are more than twice as likely to have hospitalizations that might be preventable with timely outpatient medical care in the community, a new study finds.

"Age is the greatest risk factor for nearly every major cause of mortality in developed nation's," UW Medicine researchers Matt Kaeberlein, Peter Rabinovitch, and George Martin, all from the UW Department of Pathology, wrote in introduction to a

Statistics show that, with increasing age, some drivers fail to grasp when their faculties slip into a territory that makes driving more dangerous.

Even as life expectancy is increasing in the United States and many parts of the world, people are living more years with chronic illness or disabling conditions.

A Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center is being established at the University of Washington to increase the expertise of primary-care providers, trainees and others in caring for older adults.

Karalee Jacobs noticed her mother, Alice, becoming more forgetful and anxious back in 2007, but she just attributed it to age.

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