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2014-09-20 23:02:47

The 11th annual event takes place Sept. 21 – 27. Watch for locations near you. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 There have never been more reasons for older adults to get off the couch. With at least 3000 events planned to showcase new products, places and programs under the theme Let the Adventure Begin, Active Aging Week® 2014 aims to prove you’re never too old to discover the excitement of living life to its fullest. Created in 2003 by the International Council on...

2014-09-13 23:02:59

Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those 65 years of age and over. Every 14 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 New York is one of 48 states and the national Falls Free® Initiative declaring September 23, 2014, Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those 65 years of age and over. Every 14 seconds, an...

2014-09-08 08:30:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning actress Judith Light, known for TV's Who's the Boss?, Dallas, and Ugly Betty, is joining the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to raise awareness about influenza ("the flu") this season. The Flu + You program, a national public education initiative by NCOA aims to educate adults 65 years of age and older, and those who care for them, about the seriousness of the flu, the importance of annual vaccination, and available vaccine...

2014-05-15 23:14:50

The International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA) is once again challenging individuals and organizations across North America to tap into their right brains and come up with ways to motivate older adults to live fuller lives. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA) is once again challenging individuals and organizations across North America to tap into their right brains and come up with ways to motivate older adults to live fuller...

2013-09-18 23:33:45

The first day of Fall coincides with the National Council on Aging’s Fall Prevention Awareness Day, announced Ethical Alternative Products, supplier of complementary products for countering neuromusular damaging oxidative stress and for maintaining healthy joints. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The Center for Healthy Aging section of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) will be celebrating the 6th Annual National Falls Prevention Day on September 22nd. Most Americans are...


Word of the Day
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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.