ARC Partners with Latin American Association to Serve Needs of Spanish-Speaking Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities

The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has partnered with the Latin American Association (LAA) to better serve the needs of metro Atlanta’s older adults and adults with disabilities who speak Spanish. The LAA, the largest agency in Georgia dedicated to serving the Hispanic population, is working to connect older adults and adults with disabilities with existing community resources […]

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Feeling Younger Buffers Older Adults From Stress, Protects Against Health Decline

Younger ‘subjective age’ can have functional health benefits, study finds. People who feel younger have a greater sense of well-being, better cognitive functioning, less inflammation, lower risk of hospitalization and even live longer than their older-feeling peers. A study published by the American Psychological Association suggests one potential reason for the link between subjective age […]

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Exercise is Key to Strength and Function in Older Women

Higher protein diets prove less important for weight loss, maintaining physical function. On their own, exercise and eating higher protein diets are known to help people lose weight and increase strength. But combining both strategies doesn’t necessarily magnify their effects. That’s according to a new University of Georgia study that examined the impact of a high-protein weight […]

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