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Older adults text more than they talk-2804

Older adults text more than they talk

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Communication

Key message and goal-setting reduce sedentary time-2757

Key message and goal-setting reduce sedentary time

The reports of the risk of sedentary living, such as spending hours in a chair watching television, are accumulating. A recent spate of research findings have made the case that sedentary hours may be an independent risk factor for weight gain and mortality (ICAA Research Review, 11[26] July 2011), among other health risks. Will older adults give up their television and computer time to reduce sitting time?

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Communication

Research versus practical information for older adults-2654

Research versus practical information for older adults

If people are to take a more active role in making health care decisions, then they need to have the information that will inform those decisions. The purpose of evidence-based patient and consumer information is to provide unbiased evidence, in plain language, of the benefits and risks of diagnostic procedures and treatments. How do older adults respond to evidence-based patient and consumer information?

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Communication

Lifestyle changes occur with personal counseling-2646

Lifestyle changes occur with personal counseling

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Communication

Techniques more important than knowledge for behavior change-2516

Techniques more important than knowledge for behavior change

The messages about the benefits of physical activity are clear. Then, why don’t people do it?

REVIEW: A meta-analysis combined data from 358 reports representing 99,011 participants.

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Long distance support improves physical activity levels-2358

Long distance support improves physical activity levels

A research team built on the concept of participatory action research, where members of the target market participate in designing the project, to include older adults in forming a strategy to increase physical activity and consumption of fruits and vegetables.

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Communication

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