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2013-06-19 23:25:14

Leaders in business, government, society and academia tackle vital global issues. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA), will take part for the sixth consecutive year in the World Economic Forum´s Network of Global Agenda Councils. A visionary in active aging and aging-related issues, Milner established ICAA to support professionals who provide wellness and fitness facilities, programs and services for...

2013-05-28 23:18:18

To shed light on some of the most proven, modern techniques to combat the risk of falls, the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) and HydroWorx, the leader in therapy pools with underwater treadmills, are offering a webinar entitled “Creative Aquatics Programming to Improve Balance & Mobility” on May 30, 2013. Middletown, PA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 As humans age, they typically become more susceptible to falling. Indeed, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports...

2013-01-10 05:01:36

ICAA checklist to help mature adults rate and compare their local fitness facilities and choose one that meets their needs. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Although mature adults are joining health and wellness facilities faster than any other age group today, many facilities are not prepared or equipped to serve older members. The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), a professional association that leads, connects and defines the active-aging industry, has created a...

2013-01-08 05:04:19

Guidance for the 50+ fitness newcomer or returning exerciser Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 It's the time of year when millions of people resolve to get off the couch and into the gym. While advice on how to become active floats around the airwaves or appears in print, it's mostly aimed at a general audience. For older adults, these tips range from the helpful to the downright dangerous. To help combat this misinformation The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an...

2012-12-06 08:28:08

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA), an association that leads, connects and defines the active-aging industry, has awarded Atria Senior Living with an ICAA Innovators Award. This is the second consecutive win for Atria Senior Living. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/CL85494LOGO ) The 2012 ICAA Innovators Award was given to the Culinary Educational Series at Atria Campana del Rio, a senior living community...

2012-12-02 05:04:01

Association outlines comprehensive picture for ICAA Conference 2012 attendees Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 A new model of active aging was introduced today by the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA) at the ICAA Conference 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Established in 2001, ICAA has led, connected and defined the active-aging industry for the past 11 years. The association´s new, industry-shifting model–the “Nine Principles of Active...

2012-08-28 23:00:17

Trends are based on recent data and Milner´s participation in multiple global conferences that are shaping health and wellness initiatives around the world Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 “The fitness industry as we´ve known is evolving and everyone involved–from owners/managers to instructors to product designers to sales people–need to be aware of this shift and the opportunities a burgeoning 50-plus market will create,” asserts Colin Milner,...

2012-06-26 23:02:48

Milner invited to participate in World Economic Forum in Dubai; will also present video address to European Union health officials in July Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA) will take part in the World Economic Forum (WEF)´s Summit of the Global Agenda , to be held November 12-14 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. According to the WEF, the summit “is the world´s largest brainstorming...

2012-06-11 23:01:59

65th World Health Assembly cites noncommunicable diseases and aging among “biggest challenges and opportunities facing public health today” Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 Two weeks ago, close to 3000 health ministers and senior health officials at the 65th World Health Assembly in Geneva highlighted “strengthening“¦policies to promote active aging” as a key resolution in the effort to ensure optimal health and wellbeing for older adults throughout...

2012-01-26 02:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly released book from the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Ageing Society, contributors from major health organizations and governmental agencies make recommendations aimed at addressing the challenges--and capturing the potential benefits--of population aging. "It's evident from the research in the book--and underscored in our chapter, The Media's Portrayal of Ageing--that media and marketers have...