Category Archives: Healthy Aging

Past Free Webinar: Ageism in Health Care: 72 is NOT a Diagnosis, October 17, 2018

By: Phyllis A. Greenberg, PhD, MPA

Handout – Ageism in Health Care

This webinar will explore what value, if any, there is in using age as a predictor or impetus for testing, examining and diagnosing older adults. How helpful is the use of age and are there other factors that should and can take precedence? What do we know and what don’t we know if we know someone’s age.

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Past Free Webinar – April 12, 2018

Promoting Physical Activity: Guidance from the Wellness Motivation Theory

By: Siobhan McMahon PhD MPH GNP-BC, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing,
University of Minnesota

Handout – Promoting Physical Activity

Strong evidence delineates the physical activities that will benefit older adults. Yet, most older adults have low levels of physical activity. In this webinar, we will discuss barriers and facilitators to physical activity among older adults, as well as promotion strategies designed to motivate increased physical activity. We will also describe the wellness motivation theory as a guide to investigating which strategies, within programs, are essential when promoting sustained physical activity in older adults.

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