Countries must deal with aging societies says new WMA president
"The importance of universal health coverage in helping the world to cope with aging societies has been highlighted by the new President of the World Medical Association Dr. Yoshitake Yokokura.In his inaugural address today to the WMA's annual General Assembly in Chicago, Dr. Yokokura, President of the Japan Medical Association, said the world was now rushing into a period of tremendous change - the aging society."
Brookdale Senior Living hosts inaugural "Celebrate Aging Film Festival"
"Brookdale Senior Living is determined to change the perception of aging. The senior living company pursues this in original ways; from celebrating kindness and beauty at any age, to the most recent project: the Celebrate Aging Film Festival.
ICAA announces changes to team
"Kathie Garbe to serve as ICAA's Chief Of Research and Education Development. Dr. Garbe earned her PhD in health studies from Texas Woman's University, her Master of Science degree in health education from Illinois State University, and her Bachelor of Science degrees in both health education and physical education from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse."
More TV plus less physical activity increases risk of walking disability
"Older people who watched more than five hours of TV per day and reported three or fewer hours per week of total physical activity had more than a three-fold higher risk of being unable to walk or having difficulty walking at the end of a study that ran for nearly a decade."