Browsing Month October, 2015

Reducing Fall Risk in the Elderly

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Reducing Fall Risk By Andre Gomez, PT, DPT, and Glenn Sloves, PT, MSPT Aging Well Vol. 5 No. 5 P. 14 Falls can cause physical and financial devastation. It’s critical to assess older adults’ strength, balance, and mobility to determine individual fall risk and implement exercise therapies to prevent decline. Falls are a major health problem in the elderly

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There are Ways to Improve Arthritic Symptoms !!

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Fit and Strong! Improves Arthritis Symptoms By Susan Hughes, PhD; Renae Smith-Ray, PhD; Amy Shah, MPH; and Gail Huber, PhD Today’s Geriatric Medicine Vol. 7 No. 5 P. 20The specialized program, combining structured physical activity with health education to build self-efficacy and effect behavior change, helps to reduce lower extremity joint pain.Recent

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What is Successful Aging ?

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Physicians Promote Successful Aging By Michael B. Friedman, LMSW; Lisa Furst, LMSW, MPH; and Kimberly Williams, LMSW Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 1 P. 20Physicians contribute to objective successful aging by providing good treatment and helping patients maintain good health and avoid illness, but health care providers typically pay inadequate

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About Aging Information Network

Aging Information Network (AIN) is a multi-dimensional website providing information resources through listing of providers to care givers who may or may not have time to assist in daily care or locate services for their elderly loved ones.

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