Tagged: ageing

Ageing, Physical Activity, Recreation and Wellbeing

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A new book to raise awareness of ways to healthy ageing has been published by Dr Barbara Humberstone, Professor of Sociology of Sport and Outdoor Education, and Dr Maria Konstantaki, Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition. ‘Ageing, Physical Activity, Recreation and …

Ageing, Physical Activity, Recreation and Well-being

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Multi-disciplinary Conference – Call for Participation Intergenerational Perspectives    Conference rationale: In every continent people are living longer lives in the 21st century. By 2050, older people are predicted to make up 22% of the world population with an increase …

University of Cumbria research suggests that carrying shopping bags does not affect older adults stability

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A recent study, conducted by the Active Ageing Research Group at the University of Cumbria, has concluded that carrying shopping bags, whether in one or both hands, should pose no additional threat of falling. Being able to shop for food …

Old Lace; New Life – How Knowledge Exchange Makes a Real Difference

“I had stopped some of the activities that I used to and I didn’t recognise myself anymore. Then I decided to take part in this experiment and in a week I’d made great progress in getting back a bit of …

New Report Reveals Disproportionate Impact of Dementia on Women Across the World

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A new report, authored by the University of Worcester’s Association for Dementia Studies, has revealed how women are much more likely to be affected by dementia than men. The majority of people living with the disease and those most at …

Bucks New University Ageing Well Conference

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Buckinghamshire New University to host conference giving diverse older people support in ageing well Buckinghamshire New University and the initiative Movers & Shakers are encouraging the public to attend a conference providing top tips on how to age well. The Ageing Well Conference …

Ageing, Physical Activity, Recreation and Well-being: A Multidisciplinary Conference

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Host: Buckinghamshire New University and ‘Movers & Shakers’ Keynote Speakers Carol Cutler Riddick, Professor of gerontology and leisure & Graduate Coordinator, Gallaudet  University, U.S.A Others tbc This one day event aims to bring together practitioners, students and researchers interested in community-based health/recreation …

Call for papers: Ageing, Physical Activity, Recreation and Well-being Multidisciplinary Conference

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Date: Thursday 11 June 2015 Host: Buckinghamshire New University and ‘Movers & Shakers’ Venue: Gateway Building, Buckinghamshire New University, High Wycombe, HP11 2JZ The conference is a one day event which aims to bring together practitioners, students and researchers interested in …

Winchester researchers support award-winning care project

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A team of University of Winchester researchers have helped pioneer an award-winning approach to care for older people at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital. The Health and Wellbeing Research Group from the University’s Department of Psychology was involved in the …

University of Cumbria research aims to reduce older people’s fall risk

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University of Cumbria researchers have been awarded more than £130,000 to fund a project aimed at preventing falls in older people.The three-year project will examine walking patterns of people aged 65 and over, and how head and eye movements can …

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