States Make Healthy Choices for Elders
The Aging States Project: Promoting Opportunities for Collaboration Between The Public Health and Aging Networks includes a "Promising Programs" section that highlights a selection of eight successful collaborations between state units on aging (SUAs) and state health departments (SHDs), often in partnership with community organizations. These programs include success stories and evidence-based best practices (evaluated for outcomes) in health promotion and disease prevention for older adults.
Respondents in 17 states described physical activity programs, primarily walking or resistance-training programs. Several were specifically targeted toward adults with disabilities. Other …
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Publication information: Article title: States Make Healthy Choices for Elders. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Aging Today. Volume: 23. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 2002. Page number: 9+. © American Society on Aging Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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