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Fall/Winter 2006

K-State experts:
Advice for aging


Growing number of older population in U.S. makes gerontology increasingly important major

Changes in nursing homes to benefit residents, families, staff

Universal design principles can aid all, including aging adults and those with disabilites, K-State expert says

Drama therapy can coax Alzheimer's patients back to reality, briefly

Successfully advertising to older consumers means finding models who look like them, K-State professor says

K-State human nutrition expert says nutritional needs change as one ages

Nutrition and aging: K-State expert discusses food safety for older adults

K-State research shows calcium supplements not always beneficial for postmenopausal women

K-State kinesiology professor says physical activity trend could benefit aging

K-State expert gives tips on preventing falls, injuries in older adults

Aging population a concern for state's future, K-State researcher says

Focus on mental health in aging adults vital, K-State expert says

K-State veterinarian says selecting a companion pet for an elderly person requires careful thought

Gardening for life a healthy choice for older individuals



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