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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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March 2010 Research 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

March 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

February 2010 Practitioner Question

Healthy People 2010, the U.S. health promotion and disease prevention agenda, aims to improve the quality of life and longevity of adults with chronic disease. How can practitioners best contribute to its goals? read more

February 2010 Researcher Question

Scientists believe that our brains continue to develop through and beyond middle age. But there is debate over whether we can train middle-aged brains to work better. What do you think? read more

January 2010 Practitioner Question

Healthy People 2010, the U.S. health promotion and disease prevention agenda, aims to improve the quality of life and longevity of adults with chronic disease. How can practitioners best contribute to its goals? read more

January 2010 Researcher Question

Scientists believe that our brains continue to develop through and beyond middle age. But there is debate over whether we can train middle-aged brains to work better. What do you think? read more

December 2009 Practitioner Question

This month’s poll question asks about important features of fitness facilities for older adults. Which features do you consider to be important, and why? Are there others that practitioners should consider as well? read more

December 2009 Researcher Question:

Safety is important when conducting research. How do you ensure the safety of individuals when you are providing interventions? Are there specific training protocols that your research staff must undergo? What procedures are in place to ensure the safety and security of your older adult subjects? read more

November 2009 Practitioner Question:

What are the greatest challenges in getting your older adult clients to participate in programs? What are the best motivators? read more

November 2009 Researcher Question:

As a researcher, what barriers do you encounter when working with older adults? What incentives do you find to be most successful in enticing this population to participate in research studies? read more
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