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The Active Aging Forum is a discussion board for practitioners and researchers in the active aging field. This is where professionals around the world can share ideas, suggestions, and strategies concerning aging.

 

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The Active Aging Forum is a discussion board for practitioners and researchers in the active aging field. This is where professionals around the world can share ideas, suggestions, and strategies concerning aging.


There are two forums: a research forum and a professional issues forum. Hosts start new discussions by providing an open-ended question, highlighting a trend, or pointing out a provocative issue. Before joining the discussion, please read our forum rules.


Have a question or need help? Read the Forum FAQs or Contact Us.



 
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August 2010 Practitioner Question

A growing body of evidence suggests that local parks can significantly shape active lifestyles of residents. How can we as professionals take advantage of this research to entice people to be more active? read more

August 2010 Researcher Question

Lower-income populations and some racial and ethnic populations have limited access to parks. This can partially explain lower physical activity levels. What other environmental factors contribute to lower activity levels? read more

July 2010 Practitioner Question

A growing body of evidence suggests that local parks can significantly shape active lifestyles of residents. How can we as professionals take advantage of this research to entice people to be more active? read more

July 2010 Researcher Question

Lower-income populations and some racial and ethnic populations have limited access to parks. This can partially explain lower physical activity levels. What other environmental factors contribute to lower activity levels? read more

June 2010 Practitioner Question

The National Physical Activity Plan campaign recently launched in the U.S. aims to raise awareness of how much exercise people need to reap health benefits. What will be the most effective ways to encourage older adults to get more active? read more

June 2010 Researcher Question

The National Physical Activity Plan campaign recently launched in the U.S. aims to raise awareness of how much exercise people need to reap health benefits. What are the most important pieces of research to promote to encourage people to exercise more? read more

May 2010 Researcher Question

The National Physical Activity Plan campaign recently launched in the U.S. aims to raise awareness of how much exercise people need to reap health benefits. What are the most important pieces of research to promote to encourage people to exercise more? read more

May 2010 Practitioner Question

The National Physical Activity Plan campaign recently launched in the U.S. aims to raise awareness of how much exercise people need to reap health benefits. What will be the most effective ways to encourage older adults to get more active? read more

April 2010 Practitioner Question

American Geriatrics Society recently proposed that elder care be added to the list of six core areas that have long been the focus of medical school training. What do you think of this? read more

April 2010 Researcher Question

In New York City, urban planners and public health officials are reshaping the built environment to encourage more physical activity. Is your community involved in any “Active Design” efforts? What are they, and are they working? read more
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