Physical Activity/Rehabilitation

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Physical activity reduced immobility, disability risks in older adults

September 11, 2017
In the Journals

Higher purpose in life impacts physical functioning in older adults

August 16, 2017
Having a higher sense of purpose in life was associated with decreased risk for weakening grip strength and slower walking speed among older adults, according to recent…

Group exercise program improves mobility in older adults

August 14, 2017
A group exercise program that incorporated timing and coordination exercises was more effective than a usual care exercise program at improving mobility in…
Meeting News

Higher intensity physical activity reduces likelihood of fatigue in healthy older adults

May 26, 2017
Physical activity interventions that emphasize vigorous exercise may help high-functioning older adults maintain low fatigability, according to data presented at the…
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Empirical Research

Influence of Nurse Staffing Levels on Resident Weight Loss Within German Nursing Homes

Research in Gerontological Nursing, January/February 2018, Volume 11 Issue 1
In Germany, there is no empirical evidence regarding the relationship between nurse staffing levels and care outcomes…
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Meeting News

VIDEO: Vicki Lawrence discusses her chronic idiopathic urticaria

March 8, 2017
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