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Editor's Note: Dealing with Dementia, and Why Walking Matters

In this issue, we highlight effective ways to help people with brain disorders, proven interventions, and why walking is still a great physical activity Editor's Note: Dealing with Dementia, and Why Walking Matters

Spotlight on Active for Life Campaign

Active Aging Today asked AARP’s Margaret Hawkins and Teresa Keenan to explain how the program was organized and implemented and to share the lessons learned Spotlight on Active for Life Campaign

Can Playing Cards Stimulate Physical Activity?

Discover how a Dutch program uses bridge to spur relationships—and more exercise Can Playing Cards Stimulate Physical Activity?

Promoting the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

In this issue, we provide an overview of the recommendations and what they mean for older adults Promoting the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

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Implementing FallProof in a For-Profit Health Club

Compared to even just a few years ago, evidence-based programs are being implemented much more commonly now by nonprofits and governmental agencies. Despite such programming’s growing use in specific sectors, it seems that their penetration into the commercial fitness industry is much slower. Do these programs have a place in the commercial health club industry? This article details how an evidence-based program is faring in one facility. Implementing FallProof in a For-Profit Health Club

Volunteering Can Buffer Adults Against the Harmful Psychological Effects of Developing Functional Limitations

In our interview, Rutgers University’s Emily Greenfield, PhD, discusses the impact of community group participation on psychological well-being during the transition to functional impairment. Her study “Continuous Participation in Voluntary Groups as a Protective Factor …” investigated the extent to which continuous participation in voluntary groups – such as recreational, religious, and/or civic organizations – buffers individuals against the harmful psychological effects of developing Volunteering Can Buffer Adults Against the Harmful Psychological Effects of Developing Functional Limitations
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