From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
June 16th , 2006:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.
House of Representatives set to vote to reauthorize Older Americans Act H.R. 5293, the Senior Independance Act of 2006, on Monday or Tuesday, June 19th or 20th.
Older Americans Act Re-authorization update:
The US House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce, Report 109-493, HR 5293, the Senior Independence Act of 2006 is available here
Interesting reading in this 161-page Report:
Older Americans Act wording changes:
Section 19: NSIP, p 12
Sections 22-27: Nutrition Service, Congregate Nutrition Program, Home Delivered Nutrition Program, Nutrition, Criteria and Evaluation of the Nutrition Program, pp 13-15
Summary of sections 22-27, pp 35-36
Committee Statements, pp 48-51
Section by Section Analysis, p 68
The US Senate has not addressed the OAA Re-authorization
EurekAlert: Men face rising osteoporosis risk
CDC: Trends in Health and Aging website redesigned
AmberWaves: A Web-based tool for assessing the costs of food-borne disease
Di Francesco V, Zamboni M, Zoico E, Mazzali G, Dioli A, Omizzolo F, Bissoli L, Fantin F, Rizzotti P, Solerte SB, Micciolo R, Bosello O. Unbalanced serum leptin and ghrelin dynamics prolong postprandial satiety and inhibit hunger in healthy elderly: another reason for the "anorexia of aging". Am J Clin Nutr. 2006;83:1149-52.
Dreyer HC, Schroeder ET, Hawkins SA, Marcell TJ, Tarpenning KM, Vallejo AF, Jensky NE, Shaibi GQ, Spears S, Yamada R, Wiswell RA. Chronic exercise and skeletal muscle power in older men. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2006;31:190-195.
George VA, Stevenson J, Harris CL, Casazza K. CDE and Non-CDE dietitians' knowledge of exercise and content of exercise programs for older adults with type 2 diabetes. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2006;38:157-62.
Martinez IL, Frick K, Glass TA, Carlson M, Tanner E, Ricks M, Fried LP. Engaging older adults in high impact volunteering that enhances health: Recruitment and retention in the Experience Corps((R)) Baltimore. J Urban Health. 2006 Jun 7;
Nour K, Laforest S, Gauvin L, Gignac M. Behavior change following a self-management intervention for housebound older adults with arthritis. An experimental study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2006;3:12.
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