Forum participants talked about difficulties around motivation, time, desire to exercise, and the importance of providing fun and relevant programming. The June/July 2009 Practitioners Forum topic was: What are the greatest challenges in getting your older adult clients to participate in programs? As well as reminding participants of the health benefits of their exercise program, the importance of making activities fun was reiterated.
BIT Life Sciences announces its third Annual World Cancer Congress, which will be held June 22-25, 2010, in Singapore. The first two conferences in Shanghai and Beijing were attended by more than 600 eminent scientists and 1,000 participants. Singapore promises to be an even larger event and will emphasize practical, actionable ideas for accelerating cancer research and therapy.
BIT Life Sciences will present its first World Congress of NeuroTalk 2010 on June 25-28 in Singapore. The mission of this congress is to exchange achievements, industrial needs, and research opportunities in Asia Pacific Rim, to promote neuroscience, increase communication, and facilitate collaboration between investigators throughout the world. Neuroscientists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons will discuss the extraordinary advances on the treatment of injuries and illnesses affecting the ...
This event will take place June 2-4, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada. There will be more than 20 workshops and panel presentations related to advocacy, leadership/operations, nutrition/healthy aging, and resource/volunteer development. National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs 2010 Annual Training Program
The National Legal Resource Center will present a Webinar on Health Care Reform and the Aging Population on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, from 2:00 pm to 3:30 om EDT. With the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), health care reform finally became a reality. The presenters will be Eric Carlson, Gene Coffey, and Georgia Burke, attorneys with the National Senior Citizens Law Center.
At the June 2010 Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies Conference two keynote addresses were give on a Reformed Christian view of the body. One was by John Cooper and the other by Nathan Bierma. To download those two MP3 files plus a file which includes the question and answer section go to: http://alpha.redeemer.ca/~byl/csklsbody/
A training course in geriatric medicine was held in May and June 2010 as a part of a continuous medical education program for primary health care physician in ministry of health in Kingdom of Bahrain. The training was carried out by a couple of Egyptian geriatricians, Dr. Khaled Abulsaad, geriatric consultant, and Dr. Hala Sweed, assistant professor of geriatric medicine, both from the Geriatrics and Gerontology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Egypt. The course aimed ...
The annual meeting for ACSM will be held in Denver, Colorado, from May 31 to June 4, 2011. If there are any organizations or businesses that would like to sponsor the meeting or are considering the sponsorship of the Aging Interest Group, please discuss any ideas with the national ACSM membership department or any of the Aging Interest Group co-chairs. Co-Chair, Melissa Benton, PhD.
Special considerations and adaptations are often needed in the homes of older adults. June is Home Safety Month and there are several important items that should be discussed with older adults so they can prepare for a variety of situations. Learn about these precautions through the Home Safety Council website, http://www.homesafetycouncil.org/SafeSeniors/sen_aging_w001.asp.
By Brian Holding June 10, 2011 In 1988, I attended my first U.S. book show for Human Kinetics. Our product mix is broad, and includes nearly 500 e-books, more digital ancillaries for textbooks, and new apps for the iPhone and iPad. In 1974, HK’s first book, Psychology of Motor Behavior and Sport, used a process and resulted in a final product that more closely resembles the first book that came off Guttenberg’s press than it resembles Human Kinetics’ current information products and ...