TA, Bazzarre TL, Daniels SR, Fair JM, Fortmann SP, Franklin BA,
Goldstein LB, Hong Y, Mensah GA, Sallis JF, Smith S, Stone NJ, Taubert
KA. American Heart Association guide for improving cardiovascular
health at the community level: a statement for public health practitioners,
healthcare providers, and health policy makers from the american
heart association expert panel on population and prevention science.
JT. Is your health what you eat? Agricultural Research. May
C, Mayo N. Women’s health priorities and perceptions of care: a
survey to identify opportunities for improving preventative health
care delivery for older women. Age Ageing. 2003;32:626-635.
LE, Moon-Ju K, Weindruch R. Dietary restriction, aging and disease
prevention: a discussion of human application. Top Clin Nutr.
PP, Carlson A, Gerrior SA, Juan WY, Lino M. The Healthy Eating Index:
Department of Agriculture, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.
SE. Caring About Seniors' Health (CASH) Club. J Am Diet Assoc.
SE, Rogers M. Life is great when you participate: Senior Health
and fitness. J Am Diet Assoc. 1999;99(suppl):A-60. Abstract.
N, Sorenson A. Health promotion and aging: Nutrition. Abdellah
FG, Moore SR. Surgeon General's Workshop: Health promotion and aging
background papers; Washington DC: US Public Health Service;
R. Nutrition and health promotion in older adults. J Gerontol
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J, Wellman NS. Nutrition as prevention: Beyond an apple a day. HMO
Magazine. 1994; Sept/Oct:23-28.
J, Brown B, Heintz S. Impact of a nutrition promotion program on
dietary behaviors, dietary intake, and health measures in adults
over fifty-five years of age. J Nutr Elder. 2000;19:1-14.
M, Gilbride JA. Nutrition policies for health promotion in older
adults: Education priorities for the 1990s. J Nutr Educ.
Consumer Action Handbook (formerly the Consumer's Resource Handbook). For consumers, this booklet, a list of FREE consumer publications in Spanish, includes 200 federal consumer publications on a variety of subjects such as food and nutrition, money, employment, federal benefits, children, housing, and health. Federal Citizen Information Center. (888) 878-3256.
First Step to Active Health. For professionals and consumers, this website provides the Active Aging Toolkit, education materials and guidelines to help prevent chronic disease and disability in adults over age 50. The Hygenic Corporation. (800) 321-2135.
Education Website on Perimenopause. For professionals and
consumers, this website provides current information about perimenopause;
covering 30 symptoms, the latest news and clinical trials.
Live Well, Live Long. Health promotion and disease prevention for older adults. Funded through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this website offers strategies and materials designed to increase understanding of the changing health and social service needs of an aging and more diverse population.
9 A Day campaign website:
more fruits and vegetables, campaign targeted towards men.
The Pocket Guide to Staying Healthy at 50+. For professionals and consumers, this guide provides easy-to-use charts to help track personal health information, and includes questions to ask health care
providers, as well as resources to contact for additional information. Spanish version is also available. AHRQ Publications Clearinghouse. (800) 358-9295.
professionals and consumers, this website
the health effects of environmental hazards to older Americans.
US Environmental Protection Agency. (202) 564-2188.
AgeLess (2003). For professionals and consumers, this site presents extracts
of a new book "AgeLess" in a series of articles. The book
presents a comprehensive concept for living.
Best Practices Lessons for Communities: In Supporting the Health,
Well-Being, and Independence of Older People (2003). For professionals
and consumers, this publication provides individuals and groups
working to better meet the needs of their older adults with practical
information to help guide their own efforts. Center for Home Care
Policy and Research
Your Hypertensive Troubles. For
consumers, this report provides information about the DASH
diet. Nutrition Education Services/Oregon Dairy Council. (503) 229-5033
9 A Day
(2003). For consumers, this site provides information for black
men about the health benefits of eating more fruits and vegetables
and tips on how to eat 9 A Day. National Cancer Institute. (301)
and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health Announce New Efforts
to Improve Access to FDA Health Information
(5/2003). For consumers, this site provides news information about
expanding consumer access to Spanish language health information.
Also available in Spanish.
U. S. Food and Drug Administration. (888) 463-6332.
and Nutrition Resources: ADA Catalog-2003.
For professionals and consumers, this catalog provides publications,
products and services on food and nutrition resources.
American Dietetic Association. (800) 877-1600 ext. 500.
Adult: Mental Health & Wellness Resources
(2003). For professionals and consumers, this catalogue offers
educational resources that focus on mental health needs of older
adults for use by caring professionals. Wellness
Reproductions & Publishing, LLC. (800) 669-9208.
distortion! Do you know how food portions have changed in 20 years?
For professionals and consumers, this quiz tests our knowledge on
how today's portions compare to the portions available 20 years
ago. National Institutes of Health. (301) 496-4000.
Guide to Good Health for Adults. For
consumers, this guide talks a lot about your risk for getting
a disease or a condition and whether you are at risk for that health
problem. Also available in spanish.
for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Older Adult Health: Aging Network Partnerships to Address Medication,
Alcohol and Mental Health Problem (2002). For professionals,
this is a guide for community-based organizations that help
seniors. The publication is based on findings of a national search
by the NCOA to identify exemplary programs that make the needed
service linkages. Fifteen programs are profiled in depth and an
additional 25 noted. National and state contact information is provided.
The publication # is DHHS - MS 02-3628. SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse
for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI). (800) 729-6686 or (800)
of Health: Assessing Health Communication Strategies for Diverse
Populations 2002. For professionals,
this book looks at the challenges of delivering important
messages to different audiences. It uses case studies in the areas
of diabetes, mammography, and mass communication campaigns; examines
the ways in which messages must be adapted to the unique informational
needs of their audiences if they are to have any real impact. National
Academies Press. (888) 624-8373 or (202) 334-3313.
Will Keep the Public Healthy? Educating Public Health Professionals
for the 21st Century (2002). For professionals, this
book provides a framework of how education, training, and
research in schools of public health could be strengthened to meet
the needs of future public health professionals to improve population-level
health. National Academies Press. (888) 624-8373 or
Products for Government Health Programs. For professionals,
this catalog offers a wide assortment of health and wellness
education material for health programs. It provides accurate, attractive,
and affordable communications products and services (such as: provider-specific
newsletters; booklets and brochures for patients and their families;
and web site design and maintenance), they make it possible for
customers to concentrate more fully on their own specialty: quality
patient/resident care. Caresource Healthcare Communications, Inc.
SeniorStyle. For consumers, this set of videotapes are
designed to help senior adults succeed at an exercise program. The
videos feature both seated and standing exercises done to original,
upbeat music. Wellness
Reproductions & Publishing, LLC. (800) 669-9208.
a day" Promotional Products. For professionals, this
catalog features a wide and attractive list of educational products
from the "5 a day" campaign. Items include presentations,
videos, books, children education materials, games, tool kits, music
CDs, posters, brochures, merchandise, cookbooks. Some of the products
are available in Spanish. All profits from the purchase of items
in this catalog directly benefit the Produce For Better Health Foundation.
Produce for Better Health Foundation. (888) 391-2100.
Council on Active Aging (ICAA). For
professionals, this website provides helpful tools, resources,
information, education, and support on achieving optimal success
with the aging market. The vision of the ICAA integrates whole-person
wellness programming, healthy behavior changes, and marketing designed
for the aging market into a cutting-edge approach that attracts
new members and residents. International Council on Active
Aging. (866) 335-9777 (North America Only) or (604) 734-4466.
It's All About You. For professionals, this is a CD-ROM
containing four individual powerpoint presentations covering nutrition
topics in a consumer-friendly style. The CD can be used for
one-on-one counseling, group presentations, or can be placed in
the kiosk mode for patient waiting rooms. Florida Beef Council.
Dimensions of Wellness for Older Adults Six. Embracing Whole-Person
Wellness Can Help You Achieve Greater Success with the Older Adult
Market. For professionals, this article
provides background information on whole-person wellness programs
which are founded around the six dimensions of wellnessemotional,
intellectual, physical, social, spiritual and vocational health.
These programs are proving to be an effective way to improve the
functioning of older adults and promote successful living. Colin
Milner. (866) 335-9777.
All About You" Nutrition Communicator's Tool Kit (1999).
For professionals, this tool kit (Code# 6104) is the nutrition
education piece offers creative & effective new ways to help
consumers eat better and be more active. Includes a 30-minute educational
video, leader's guide, and reproducible client booklet entitled
Your Owner's Manual for Your Body: How to Fuel It and Move It for
a Fun and Healthy Life. American Dietetic Association. (800) 877-1600
Nicollet Healthsource. For
professionals, this online catalog offers health promotion
publications to enhance health and wellness programs and meet the
education needs of the community. Park Nicollet HealthSource.
For professionals and consumers, this video is a hospital-based
program featuring exercises that will enhance and maintain the good
health and fitness of seniors.
Reproductions & Publishing, LLC. (800) 669-9208.
Healthy at 50+ (1/2000). For professionals and consumers,
this is a manual (Item # 121H) from U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services which covers everything from cholesterol levels,
various cancers, weight control, and checkups, with helpful charts
to keep track of medications, shots, & screening test results.
R Woods, Consumer Information Center.
Kicking: Restorative Groups for Frail Older Adults (1999). For
professionals, this program offers model for group work with
frail older adults. This program can be implemented in nursing and
rehabilitation facilities, retirement communities, senior centers,
and church congregations. It includes step-by-step directions for
58 support group activities and 71 physical exercises and games.
Professionals Press. (888) 337-8808.
Tool Kit to Prevent Senior Falls (1999). For professionals,
this tool kit contains Fact Sheets on: Falls and Hip Fractures
Among Older Adults, Costs of Fall Injuries Among Older Adults, and
Falls in Nursing Homes; Summary of Research Findings, Graphics:
Unintentional Fall Death Rates for Men and Women; Brochure, What
You Can Do to Prevent Falls, Check for Safety - A Fall Prevention
Checklist for Older Adults; Comments & Suggestions survey. National
Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional
Injury Prevention. (770) 488-1506.
Charge of Your Health: The Active Older Adult Speakers Kit.
For professionals, this kit provides entertaining and informative
program that will make teaching good health fun and interesting.
Presentation topics include Heart Disease & High Blood Pressure,
Take 5 a Day, Staying Physically Active, Budget Fat & Finances,
Fiber For Better Health, Fresh Water & Good Health, Calcium
& Osteoporosis, Nutrition & Cancer Prevention, Diabetes,
Managing Arthritis, Food Safety, and Dental Health. Wellness
786-1730 or (770) 495-0374.
Charge of Your Health Placement. For professionals, this
simple 2-sided, laminated, easy to follow placemat incorporates
good nutrition with physical activity. This tool helps older adults
record their daily lifestyle choices with regards to making low-fat
choices, getting 5 fruits and vegetables each day and strength and
balance exercises. (800) 786-1730 or (770) 495-0374.
Heart Truth campaign. For professionals and consumers, this
campaign aims to increase awareness about heart disease as
the #1 killer of women, and motivate women to take heart health
seriously and engage in personal action to reduce risks. Browse
through this website for more information. NHLBI Health Information
Center. (301) 592-8573.
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Healthy Aging Campaign <www.healthyaging.net/>
People 2010 <http://www.healthypeople.gov/>
Council on Active Aging (ICAA) <http://www.icaa.cc/>
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