Tag Archives: healthy aging

Past Free Webinar – December 9, 2014

Aging: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

with Robert L. Kane, MD, Professor and Minnesota Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy & Management

MGS webinar on aging – part 1   MGS webinar on aging – part 2

This session examines how we view aging and the implications of these viewpoints.

  • No one aims to get old but the alternative is even less appealing
  • Our society spends a great deal of money trying to avoid aging
  • Views of aging vary widely. Not everyone ages the same way
  • Aging is associated with a variety of negative changes including multiple chronic diseases and physical and social dependency
  • Aging is associated with coping and adaptation
  • Older people are resilient
  • Our society is not prepared for the expansion of older people and the needs they will bring; now is the time for action

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Past Free Webinar – November 20, 2014

Using Yoga for Managing Chronic Diseases in Older Adults

with Corjena Cheung, PhD, RN, FGSA, University of Minnesota

Yoga PPT Final 2014 handout   Resource List of Adaptive Yoga Instructors

This webinar discusses the current evidence on the effects of yoga in older adults with chronic health conditions including osteoarthritis, diabetes, stroke, COPD, osteoporosis and depression.

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