Webinar to address sepsis and limb loss
The National Limb Loss Resource Center, which is funded by the Administration for Community Living and operated by the Amputee Coalition, will hold a webinar on Sepsis and Limb Loss: Awareness and Prevention at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 17.
Aging Research & Issues: May 15 – 19, 2017
- Physical Activity and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Systematic Review. Ruth Stephen; Kristiina Hongisto; Alina Solomon; Eija Lönnroos. The Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences, June 1, 2017, Volume 72, Issue 6, Pages 733-739. Published online: January 3, 2017. Current evidence does not allow specific practical recommendations, but it seems that leisure-time physical activity was protective against AD, but not work-related physical activity.
- Capturing the Diversity of Successful Aging: An Operational Definition Based on 16-Year Trajectories of Functioning. Almar A. L. Kok, MSc Marja J. Aartsen, PhD Dorly J. H. Deeg, PhD Martijn Huisman, PhD. The Gerontologist, April 1, 2017, Volume 57, Issue 2, Pages 240-251. Published online: September 1, 2015.
Creativity: Good for your health
Creative activities can be fun and calming, and research shows they can also benefit your health. The American Journal of Public Health published a comprThe report, “The Connection Between Art, Healing, and Public Health,” that analyzed more than 100 studies of various kinds of art and the benefits to health.
Aging Research & Issues: May 1- 5, 2017
Aging Research & Issues: April 17 – 21, 2017
- Holocaust survivors in long-term care. Allen Glicksman. Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging. Published online: March 21, 2017.
- Alzheimer’s disease: The next frontier—Special Report 2017. Jason Karlawish, Clifford R. Jack Jr., Walter A. Rocca, Heather M. Snyder, Maria C. Carrillo. Alzheimers and Dementia, April 2017, Volume 13, Issue 4, Pages 374–380.
Aging Research & Issues: April 10 – 14, 2017
- Homebound patients’ perspectives on technology and telemedicine: A qualitative analysis.
Kristin T. L. Huang, MD, Tracy J. Lu, BA, Forootan Alizadeh & Arash Mostaghimi, MD, MPA, MPH. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, Volume 35, 2016 – Issue 3-4, Pages 172-181. Published online: 29 Nov 2016.
- Evidence-Based Programs for Older Adults: A Disconnect Between U.S. National Strategy and Local Senior Center Implementation. Julie Bobitt, PhD & Andiara Schwingel, PhD. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, Volume 29, 2017 – Issue 1, Pages 3-19. Published online: 23 May 2016.
Program to increase understanding of living with dementia
“Dementia Live,” a program designed to increase participants’ understanding of what it’s like to live with cognitive impairment, will be presented at multiple times the morning of Saturday, April 22, by Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, 1939 West Venango St., in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Health and Aging Coalition.