From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
April 3rd , 2006:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition and aging information.
New Medicare factsheet
EurekAlert: Older people with stronger cognitive skills walk at a safer pace. Contains link to original article
Metlife & National Alliance for Caregiving announce Family Caregiving Awards Program
National Indian Council on Aging:
Ble A, Cherubini A, Volpato S, Bartali B, Walston JD, Windham BG, Bandinelli S, Lauretani F, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L. Lower plasma vitamin E levels are associated with the frailty syndrome: The InCHIANTI Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006;61(3):278-83.
Hays NP, Starling RD, Sullivan DH, Fluckey JD, Coker RH, Williams RH, Evans WJ. Effects of an ad libitum, high carbohydrate diet and aerobic exercise training on insulin action and muscle metabolism in older men and women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006;61(3):299-304.
Salminen H, Saaf M, Johansson SE, Ringertz H, Strender LE. Nutritional status, as determined by the Mini-Nutritional Assessment, and osteoporosis: a cross-sectional study of an elderly female population. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2006;60:486-493.
Semba RD, Blaum CS, Bartali B, Xue QL, Ricks MO, Guralnik JM, Fried LP. Denture use, malnutrition, frailty, and mortality among older women living in the community. J Nutr Health Aging. 2006;10(2):161-7.
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National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Aging website is at: http://nutritionandaging.fiu.edu
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