Aging http://kplu.org en 10 Hours Of Brain Training Keeps Elderly Sharper Even 10 Years Later, Study Finds http://kplu.org/post/10-hours-brain-training-keeps-elderly-sharper-even-10-years-later-study-finds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Scientists have long known that brain training can help older adults stay sharp, but </span><a href="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.12607/abstract" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">a new study </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">co-authored by a Seattle scientist shows those benefits also have remarkable staying power.</span></p><p>The advantages from just a little bit of training — about 10 total hours — can last at least a full decade, according to a large national study called the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly, or ACTIVE study.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 01:07:13 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 12550 at http://kplu.org 10 Hours Of Brain Training Keeps Elderly Sharper Even 10 Years Later, Study Finds '65 on 65' – Baby boomers reflect on aging http://kplu.org/post/65-65-%E2%80%93-baby-boomers-reflect-aging <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-982167.mp3</p><p>The first of the nation&rsquo;s 75 million baby boomers are turning 65 this year. That&rsquo;s a milestone that incites a lot of fear. But at least one woman thinks it doesn&rsquo;t have to be that way.&nbsp;</p><p>Kaycee Krysty, the former CEO and now &quot;president emerita&quot; of the Seattle wealth management firm, Laird Norton Tyee, believes baby boomers are redefining an age once known as the end of work and productivity. She is challenging her generation to write 65 words on turning 65.&nbsp; (If you&#39;d like to join her, click <a href="http://www.lntyee.com/regenu65.shtm">here</a>.)</p><p> Wed, 17 Aug 2011 14:25:26 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2301 at http://kplu.org '65 on 65' – Baby boomers reflect on aging Avoiding poverty as you age http://kplu.org/post/avoiding-poverty-you-age <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-960608.mp3</p><p>How much income will you need to be financially secure after age 65?&nbsp; It&rsquo;s often hard to know. A <a href="http://www.wowonline.org/ourprograms/eesi/state-resources/washington.asp">new study shows what it costs</a> for the elderly in Washington to live at home and stay out of debt.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 00:10:11 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 1108 at http://kplu.org Avoiding poverty as you age