- Healthy ageing in urban and rural Britain: a comparison of exercise and diet. Morgan, Kevin; Armstrong, Gillian K.; Huppert, Felicia A.; Brayne, Carol; Solomou, Wendy // Age & Ageing;Jul2000, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p341
Focuses on a study which compared the exercise levels and dietary intake of fruits and vegetables among healthy elderly people living in rural and urban areas in Great Britain. Methodology; Results; Discussion on the study findings.
- Hypercholesterolaemia is associated with an exaggerated elevation in blood pressure during exercise in very elderly subjects. Vacanti, Luciano J.; Negrão, Carlos Eduardo; Sposito, Andrei C. // Age & Ageing;Mar2005, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p182
Investigates the effect of hypercholesterolemia on the cardiovascular responses to exercise in very elderly patients. Materials and methods; Assessment of cholesterol levels after exercise; Results.
- ABSTRACTS. // Gerontologist;Oct2000 Special Issue, Vol. 40, p215
Presents a summary of the symposium `Exercise in Frail, Older People,' by W.J. Evans, D.H. Sullivan, R.E.F. Macko and A.S. Ryan, which deals with the effects of exercise and nutritional supplementation on residents of long-term care facilities.
- An elevated experience. TABAR, PAMELA // Long-Term Living: For the Continuing Care Professional;Sep2013, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p24
The article focuses on the renovation of the dining venues of Air Force Village I (AFV-I) located in San Antonio, Texas.
- IOM report on nutrition offers new opportunities. Saul, Ann // Drug Topics;2/7/2000, Vol. 144 Issue 3, p60
Provides information on the report `The Role of Nutrition in Maintaining Health in the Nation's Elderly: Evaluating the Coverage of Nutrition Services for the Medicare Population,' conducted by the Institute of Medicine. Remarks from Philip J. Schneider, president-elect of the American Society...
- A Stay In The Hospital Leaves Many Older People Malnourished. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug99, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p6
Discusses the finding of a study that older people are at particular risk of becoming undernourished during a stay in the hospital. Reasons why older people are at risk of becoming malnourished while in the hospital; Factors why elderly patients do not want to eat when confined in the hospital;...
- Nutrition and Cognitive Function. Nicolas, Anne-Sophie; Nourhashemi, L. Fati; Lanzmann-Petithory, Dominique; Vellas, Bruno // Nutrition in Clinical Care;May/Jun2001, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p156
Abstract Cognitive impairment is a major problem in elderly persons. The possible role of nutrition in the development of cognitive disorders and dementia is a current theme of investigation. This paper discusses a number of possible associations between nutrition and cognitive function,...
- Food Service by The Book. Wright, Judy R. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Jun99, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p45
Provides information about the food service at the senior health care provider Trinity Lutheran Manor. Provision of accessible foods; Consideration of the social aspects of food; Management techniques.
- A supplement a day may stop immunity decay. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Apr95, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p7
Reports on a study published in the September 1994 issue of the `American Journal of Clinical Nutrition' on the benefits of long-term use of multivitamin supplement. Improvement of older peoples' immune system; Analysis of blood samples from the recruited healthy senior Americans; Results in...