From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:

July 3rd, 2007: Biweekly Highlights
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.

Special Announcement

Older Adult Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005

Health Factsheets


National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity & Aging

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005 Nutrition Service Providers Guide

Of Special Interest


Online Gateway to OAA Amendments of 2006. To visit the new online AoA Gateway go to: .

Sponsored Workshop: "Creating a Wellness & Fitness Center for Older Adults". Workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, July 17th in Chicago. For more information on registration, please view attachment.

Nursing Home Diversion Modernization Grant:

Program Announcement

Program Announcement Resource Page

Resources and Web links


Enewsletter: July issue of Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD)

The Healthy Brain Initiative: A National Public Health Road Map to Maintaining Cognitive Health

Profiles of CDC Funding to States

University of Florida IFAS Extension

MyPyramid for Older Adults miniposter

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The Garden Grocery: Food Safety & Selection at the Farmers' Market


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Baker MK, Atlantis E, Fiatarone Singh MA. Multi-modal exercise programs for older adults. Age Ageing. 2007;[Epub ahead of print].

Bourdel-Marchasson I, Biran M, Dehail P, Traissac T, Muller F, Jenn J, Raffard G, Franconi JM, Thiaudiere E. Muscle phosphocreatine post-exercise recovery rate is related to functional evaluation in hospitalized and community-living older people. J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11:215-21.

Callahan LF, Schoster B, Hootman J, Brady T, Sally L, Donahue K, et al. Modifications to the Active Living Every Day (ALED) course for adults with arthritis. Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Jul. Available jul/060106.htm.

Cappellano KL. Connecting your senior clients to web health and nutrition resources. Nutr Today. 2007;42:139-42.

Cohen M, Levin SH, Gagin R, Friedman G. Elder abuse: disparities between older people’s disclosure of abuse, evident signs of abuse, and high risk of abuse. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;[Epub ahead of print].

Dansinger ML, Tatsioni A, Wong JB, Chung M, Balk EM. Meta-analysis: the effect of dietary counseling for weight loss. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147:41-50.

Diem SJ, Blackwell TL, Stone KL, Yaffe K, Cauley JA, Whooley MA, Ensrud KE; Study of Osteoporotic Fractures. Depressive symptoms and rates of bone loss at the hip in older women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:824-31.

Diem SJ, Blackwell TL, Stone KL, Yaffe K, Haney EM, Bliziotes MM, Ensrud KE. Use of antidepressants and rates of hip bone loss in older women: the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:1240-45.

Gjesdal CG, Vollset SE, Ueland PM, Refsum H, Meyer HE, Grethe ST. Plasma homocysteine, folate, and vitamin B 12 and the risk of hip fracture: the Hordaland homocysteine study. J Bone Miner Res. 2007;22:747-56.

Gold M. Medicare advantage in 2006-2007: what Congress intended? Health Aff. 2007;[Epub ahead of print].

Green BB, Cheadle A, Pellegrini AS, Harris JR. Active for life: a work-based physical activity program. Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Jul. Available from: jul/06 0065.htm.

Hallowell PT, Stellato TA, Schuster M, Graf K, Robinson A, Jasper JJ. Avoidance of complications in older patients and medicare recipients undergoing gastric bypass. Arch Surg. 2007;142:506-12.

Hickson M, D'Souza AL, Muthu N, Rogers TR, Want S, Rajkumar C, Bulpitt CJ. Use of probiotic Lactobacillus preparation to prevent diarrhoea associated with antibiotics: randomised double blind placebo controlled trial. BMJ. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].

King DE, Mainous AG 3rd, Geesey ME. Turning back the clock: adopting a healthy lifestyle in middle age. Am J Med. 2007;120:598-603.

Kolt GS, Schofield GM, Kerse N, Garrett N, Oliver M. Effect of telephone counseling on physical activity for low-active older people in primary care: a randomized, controlled trial. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:986-92.

Kruger J, Carlson SA, Buchner D. How active are older Americans? Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Jul. Available from: jul/06_0094.htm.

Li G, Rhew IC, Shofer JB, Kukull WA, Breitner JS, Peskind E, Bowen JD, McCormick W, Teri L, Crane PK, Larson EB. Age-varying association between blood pressure and risk of dementia in those aged 65 and older: a community-based prospective cohort study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;[Epub ahead of print].

Mahon AK, Flynn MG, Iglay HB, Stewart LK, Johnson CA, McFarlin BK, Campbell WW. Measurement of body composition changes with weight loss in postmenopausal women: comparison of methods. J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11:203-13.

Martins D, Wolf M, Pan D, Zadshir A, Tareen N, Thadhani R, Felsenfeld A, Levine B, Mehrotra R, Norris K. Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the United States: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:1159-65.

Mellen PB, Liese AD, Tooze JA, Vitolins MZ, Wagenknecht LE, Herrington DM. Whole-grain intake and carotid artery atherosclerosis in a multiethnic cohort: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;85:1495-502.

Middleton LE, Kirkland SA, Maxwell CJ, Hogan DB, Rockwood K. Exercise: a potential contributing factor to the relationship between folate and dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:1095-8.

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Sunny L, Hopfgarten T, Adolfsson J, Steineck G. Economic conditions and marriage quality of men with prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2007;99:1391-7.

Voukelatos A, Cumming RG, Lord SR, Rissel C. A randomized, controlled trial of tai chi for the prevention of falls: the central Sydney tai chi trial. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;[Epub ahead of print].

Wengreen HJ, Munger RG, Corcoran CD, Zandi P, Hayden KM, Fotuhi M, Skoog I, Norton MC, Tschanz J, Breitner JC, Welsh-Bohmer KA. Antioxidant intake and cognitive function of elderly men and women: the Cache County Study. J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11:230-7.

Wicherts IS, van Schoor NM, Boeke AJ, Visser M, Deeg DJ, Smit J, Knol DL, Lips P. Vitamin D status predicts physical performance and its decline in older persons. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007;92:2058-65.

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