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2013-10-02 23:28:17

ICAA founder and CEO outlines association's model to address challenges and opportunities of population aging Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 According to a United Nations study released yesterday, the world is not prepared for population aging. What can be done to improve the situation? "This demographic shift is changing societies on a global level," says aging expert Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an association...

2013-09-30 23:40:25

Active-aging trends create significant business opportunities and growth, finds a new report from International Council on Active Aging®. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 What do Google and Hollywood know that most businesses have yet to learn? They know that providing products and services to address the interests, desires, needs and expectations of an aging population is good business. “Driving many of these business opportunities is active aging,” says Colin Milner,...

2013-08-09 23:20:54

10 Ways to Age Well: ICAA's CEO Offers "10 Tips" for Attaining and Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 How long would you like to live? Pew Research recently surveyed American attitudes on living to 120 and beyond, and found that 69% of respondents, when asked how long they wanted to live, gave an age between 79 and 100 years. The median ideal life span was 90, according to Pew. "The key to achieving this ideal life span is to extend...

2013-08-05 23:21:23

International Council on Active Aging now accepting entries for its annual ICAA Rebranding Aging Awards. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 As part of ICAA's Changing the Way® We Age Campaign (http://www.changingthewayweage.com), the International Council on Active Aging invites applications for its annual Rebranding Aging Awards. The awards recognize excellence in marketing wellness-oriented products, programs or services to consumers ages 50 and above. "Our campaign is...

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...

2012-12-02 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...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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