From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
September 1st, 2005:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition and aging information.
National 5-a-day Month. Colorful site including toolkits, recipes, showing how to eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day.
Interactive tutorial from the Mayo Clinic.
Balance exercises to keep you steady on your feet.
Mayo Clinic page on the benefits of aquatic exercise for general public. Read Q&A and view the slide show.
National Institute on Aging offers free cancer information in Spanish
Peer to Peer PowerPoint presentation on the 2005 Dietary Guidelines. ADA historical guide on the development and use of the DGs for professionals.
Spending your calorie salary: Tips for using MyPyramid from the University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension.
Brantervik AM, Jacobsson IE, Grimby A, Wallén TC, Bosaeus IG. Older hospitalised patients at risk of malnutrition: correlation with quality of life, aid from the social welfare system and length of stay? Age Ageing. 2005;34:444-449.
Hicks GE, Simonsick EM, Harris TB, Newman AB, Weiner DK, Nevitt MA, Tylavsky FA. Cross-sectional associations between trunk muscle composition, back pain, and physical function in the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005;60:882-887.
Higashi T, Shekelle PG, Adams JL, Kamberg CJ, Roth CP, Solomon DH, Reuben DB, Chiang L, MacLean CH, Chang JT, Young RT, Saliba DM, Wenger NS. Quality of care is associated with survival in vulnerable older patients. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Aug 16;143(4):274-81.
Hirani V, Primatesta P. Vitamin D concentrations among people aged 65 years and over living in private households and institutions in England: population survey. Age Ageing. 2005;34:485-491.
Kannus P, Uusi-Rasi K, Palvanen M, Parkkari J. Non-pharmacological means to prevent fractures among older adults. Ann Med. 2005;37(4):303-10.
Lee CC, Glickman SG, Dengel DR, Brown MD, Supiano MA. Abdominal adiposity assessed by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry provides a sex-independent predictor of insulin sensitivity in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005;60:872-877.
Levinson Y, Dwolatzky T, Epstein A, Adler B, Epstein L. Is it possible to increase weight and maintain the protein status of debilitated elderly residents of nursing homes? J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005;60:878-881.
Mudur G. Aid agencies ignored special needs of elderly people after tsunami. BMJ. 2005 Aug 20;331(7514):422.
Pasman HR, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, Kriegsman DM, Ooms ME, Ribbe MW, van der Wal G. Discomfort in nursing home patients with severe dementia in whom artificial nutrition and hydration is forgone. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Aug 8-22;165(15):1729-35.
Sato Y, Kanoko T, Satoh K, Iwamoto J. The prevention of hip fracture with risedronate and ergocalciferol plus calcium supplementation in elderly women with Alzheimer disease: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Intern Med. 2005;8-22;165(15):1737-42.
Sergi G, Perissinotto E, Pisent C, Buja A, Maggi S, Coin A, Grigoletto F, Enzi G. An adequate threshold for Body Mass Index to detect underweight condition in elderly persons: The Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging (ILSA). J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005;60:866-871.
Wong R , Pelaez M , Palloni A. [Self-reported general health in older adults in Latin America and the Caribbean: usefulness of the indicator]. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2005 May-Jun;17(5-6):323-32. Spanish.
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