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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Bridging the Gap After Physical Therapy: Clinical–Community Linkages With Older Adult Physical Activity Programs

Sarah Fishleder, Miruna Petrescu-Prahova, Jeffrey R Harris, Lesley Steinman, Marlana Kohn, Kimberly Bennett and Christian D Helfrich.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7595 words.

Abstract

Background and Objectives

Many barriers exist to older adult participation in physical activity, despite...

Loneliness and Anxiety About Aging in Adult Day Care Centers and Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Liat Ayalon.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7018 words.

Abstract

Background and Objectives

The present study compares how 2 settings: adult day care centers (ADCCs) and...

Mobility and Vitality Lifestyle Program (MOVE UP): A Community Health Worker Intervention for Older Adults With Obesity to Improve Weight, Health, and Physical Function

Elizabeth M Venditti, Janice C Zgibor, Joni Vander Bilt, Lori A Kieffer, Robert M Boudreau, Lora E Burke, Nancy W Glynn, John M Jakicic, Kenneth J Smith, Linda N Semler, Judith R Rager, Steven M Albert and Anne B Newman.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 12095 words.

Abstract

Background and Objectives

Obesity rates in adults ≥65 years have increased more than other age groups in...

Validity of a Novel, Clinically Relevant Measure to Differentiate Functional Power and Movement Velocity and Discriminate Fall History Among Older Adults: A Pilot Investigation

Jennifer L Vincenzo, Michelle Gray and Jordan M Glenn.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 5208 words.

Abstract

Background and Objectives

Lower-body muscular power and movement velocity (MV) are associated with balance...

Demographic-Specific Rates for Life Events in the Cardiovascular Health Study and Comparisons With Other Studies

Peter P Vitaliano, Annette L Fitzpatrick, Lee E Williams, Michalina A Montano and Joan E Russo.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 9009 words.

Abstract

Purpose of the Study

(1a) We use the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS), a multi-site heterogeneous sample...

Care Recipient Concerns About Being a Burden and Unmet Needs for Care

Anna Vazeou Nieuwenhuis, Scott R Beach and Richard Schulz.

in Innovation in Aging

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Cell Biology; Geropsychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7111 words.

Abstract

Background

Disabled older adults’ needs for help with daily activities sometimes go unmet with potentially...