From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
November 1 , 2005:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition and aging information.
Releases its 2005 Food Code on food safety best practice
News releases relating to food safety
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and MetLife Foundation are seeking nominations of outstanding older volunteers
Clinics in Geriatric Medicine November Issue: Obesity. Abstracts available through link.
Joint Position Statement: American Society on Nutrition and NAASO, The Obesity Society. Obesity in older adults . Available for public viewing Nov 7, 8am.
USDA spotlight on Avian Influenza including
National Council on Aging Issue Brief: Best Practices in Physical Activity
Dukas L, Staehelin HB, Schacht E, Bischoff HA. Better functional mobility in community-dwelling elderly is related to D-hormone serum levels and to daily calcium intake. J Nutr Health Aging. 2005;9(5):347-51
Flicker L, MacInnis RJ, Stein MS, Scherer SC, Mead KE, Nowson CA, Thomas J, Lowndes C, Hopper JL, Wark JD. Should older people in residential care receive vitamin D to prevent falls? Results of a randomized trial. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005;53(11):1881-88
Lad H, Gott M, Gariballa S. Elderly patients compliance and elderly patients and health professional's views, and attitudes towards prescribed sip-feed supplements. J Nutr Health Aging. 2005;9(5):310-4
Robitaille Y, Laforest S, Fournier M, Gauvin L, Parisien M, Corriveau H, Trickey F, Damestoy N. Moving forward in fall prevention: an intervention to improve balance among older adults in real-world settings. Am J Public Health. 2005;95(11):2049-56
Ryder KM, Shorr RI, Bush AJ, Kritchevsky SB, Harris T, Stone K, Cauley J, Tylavsky FA. Magnesium intake from food and supplements is associated with bone mineral density in healthy older white subjects. J Am Geriatr Soc 2005;53(11):1875-80
Terry DF, Pencina MJ, Vasan RS, Murabito JM, Wolf PA, Hayes MK, Levy D, D'Agostino RB, Benjamin EJ. Cardiovascular risk factors predictive for survival and morbidity-free survival in the oldest-old Framingham Heart Study participants. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005;53(11):1944-50
Van den Brink CL, Tijhuis M, van den Bos GA, Giampaoli S, Nissinen A, Kromhout D. The contribution of self-rated health and depressive symptoms to disability severity as a predictor of 10-year mortality in European elderly men. Am J Public Health. 2005;95(11):2029-34
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