January 15, 2005:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition and aging information.
Resources and Web links
Diabetes: A National Plan for Action; guide to activites and resources; lists specific attainable steps for fighting diabetes; released by USD HHS, December 2004.
Food Safety: Home Delivered Meals. For consumers, a guide to eating and storing home delivered meals.
International Council Active Aging. For consumers, ICAA check list to help older adults select a friendly fitness facility.
US Census Bureau's report on Aging in the United States; provides a picture of the social and economic characteristics of population 65 +.
Research and Reports
Aronow WS. Management of the elderly person after myocardial infarction. J Gerontol A: Biol Sci Med Sci. 2004;59:1173-1185.
Banerjea A, Clark S, Dorudi S. The changing face of familial colorectal cancer. BMJ. 2005;330:2-3.
Bunout D, Barrera G, Avendaño M, de la Maza P, Gattas V, Leiva L, Hirsch S. Results of a community-based weight-bearing resistance training programme for healthy Chilean elderly subjects. Age Ageing. 2005;34: 80-83.
Fortinsky RH, Fenster JR, Judge JO. Medicare and Medicaid home health and Medicaid waiver services for dually eligible older adults: Risk factors for use and correlates of expenditures. Gerontologist. 2004; 44: 739-749.
Holtzman RE, Rebok GW, Saczynski JS, Kouzis AC, Doyle KW, Eaton WW. Social network characteristics and cognition in middle-aged and older adults. J Gerontol Series B: Psy Sci Soc Sci. 2004;59:P278-P284.
Nutrition and older adults -- Why you should care: Talking to families and caregivers. Generations. Fall 2004; 28(3)97-99.
Wellman NS, Johnson MA. Translating the science of nutrition into the art of healthy eating. Generations. Fall 2004;28(3)6-10.
Wold RS, Lopez ST, Yau CL, Butler LM, Pareo-Tubbeh SL, Waters DL, Garry PJ, Baumgartner RN.
Increasing trends in elderly persons' use of nonvitamin, nonmineral dietary supplements and concurrent use of medications. J Am Diet Assoc. 2005;105:(1):54.
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National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging website is at: www.fiu.edu/~nutreldr
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