ScienceDaily published an interesting report– with information gleaned from the journal Current Biology– examining societal interaction among a group of 100 macaque monkeys, that may help explain aging human behavior. Julia Fischer, the study’s primary investigator said, “older monkeys might spend less time socializing because they find social interactions increasingly stressful and therefore avoid them.” More, here.
4645907 – friends having lunch together at a restaurant
The Fiscal Times reports on a bipartisan legislative effort developed by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY.) The Credit for Caring Act proposes the creation of a tax credit for long-term family caregivers. More, here.
Northern Arizona University conducted a recent study comparing men aged 18 to 30 with men 55 and older who exercised on stationary bikes for 30 minutes. The study found that the antioxidant response to exercise slowed with age. More here.