From the National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition
September 2, 2004:
This notice provides announcements
and links to new nutrition and aging information.
- "You Can" campaign.
USDHHS Administration on Aging launched this campaign to increase number
of older adults with healthier lifestyles.
- Dietary Guidelines
for Americans. Final Committee report available. Written comment deadline
9/27/04; to present oral testimony on 9/21/04 submit request by 9/14/04;
USDA and HHS.
- The Road
Map to Driving Wellness for older adults. Curriculum teaches how
improving your health and nutrition may help you continue to drive;
The American Society on Aging and CDC.
Nile Virus. Risk of severe illness and death greatest for those over
Communication Research Database (PCRD). New online resource by HHS
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion highlights research
findings. Topics include asthma, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, healthy
eating & nutrition, heart disease, obesity and physical activity.
and Web links
E, Craik FIM, Klein R, Viswanathan M. Bilingualism, aging and cognitive control:
Evidence from the Simon task. Psychology and Aging.2004;
HA, Dietrich T, Orav EJ, Hu FB, Zhang Y, Karlson EW, Dawson-Hughes B.
Higher 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations are associated with better
lower-extremity function in both active and inactive persons aged
> 60 y. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004; 80: 3: 752-758.