From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
February 1st , 2006:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition and aging information.
Announces the theme for this year's Older Americans Month: “Independence + Dignity + Choice = Healthy Aging”
NIHSeniorHealth: New interactive topics:
USDA ERS publication: Rural Hispanics At A Glance
GAO: Government Accountability Office: Nursing Homes: Despite Increased Oversight, Challenges Remain in Ensuring High-Quality Care and Resident Safety
National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and the HIP Health Plan of New York: Care for the Family Caregiver: A Place to Start
Commonwealth Fund Report: Health Coverage for Aging Baby Boomers: Findings from The Commonwealth Fund Survey of Older Adults
Gjesdal CG, Vollset SE, Ueland PM, Refsum H, Drevon CA, Gjessing HK, Tell GS. Plasma total homocysteine level and bone mineral density: the Hordaland Homocysteine Study. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166(1):88-94.
Larson EB, Wang L, Bowen JD, McCormick WC, Teri L, Crane P, Kukull W. Exercise is associated with reduced risk for incident dementia among persons 65 years of age and older. Ann Intern Med. 2006;144:73-81.
Mukamal KJ, Chung H, Jenny NS, Kuller LH, Longstreth WT Jr, Mittleman MA, Burke GL, Cushman M, Psaty BM, Siscovick DS. Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;54(1):30-7.
Rousset S, Droit-Volet S, Boirie Y. Change in protein intake in elderly French people living at home after a nutritional information program targeting protein consumption. J Am Diet Assoc. 2006;106:253-61.
Sacks FM, Lichtenstein A, Van Horn L, Harris W, Kris-Etherton P, Winston M. . Soy protein, isoflavones, and cardiovascular health. An American Heart Association Science Advisory for professionals from the Nutrition Committee. Circulation. 2006 Jan 17; [Epub ahead of print].
Sergi G, Coin A, Enzi G, Volpato S, Inelmen EM, Buttarello M, Peloso M, Mulone S, Marin S, Bonometto P. Role of visceral proteins in detecting malnutrition in the elderly. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2006;60:203-9.
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