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More active, and more functional limitations-5935

More active, and more functional limitations

To focus attention on health promotion and preventive services, The US Healthy People 2020 goals contain 42 topic areas, and older adults are among them.

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Lifestyle is main message for UK boomers-5928

Lifestyle is main message for UK boomers

In an annual report, the Chief Medical Officer for England advised residents ages 50-70 to choose a healthy lifestyle since they will likely live long and keep working.

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Office workers advised to get up and stand-5380

Office workers advised to get up and stand

A consensus statement based in a review of research is prefaced with the statement that people working in offices spend 65-75% of their work time sitting, which has been identified as a health risk factor.

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What works in evidence-based programs-5372

What works in evidence-based programs

Evidence-based programs are based in research that has tested the effectiveness of an intervention or model (National Council on Aging).

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Employment and lifelong learning lead to health at older ages-5370

Employment and lifelong learning lead to health at older ages

Interviews were conducted among older adults for the Nihon University Japanese Longitudinal Study of Aging.

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Falls most common injury among older adults-5332

Falls most common injury among older adults

Among US adults 65 years and older, unintentional injuries accounted for 85% of all deaths (2012-2013), and of these, 55% resulted from falls.

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