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Evacuation of elders during disasters to be addressed at GSA's upcoming annual meeting

ng to Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies for a variety of reasons: dissatisfaction with standard medical care, to improve quality-of-life, alleviate chronic pain, and promote general health and longevity. With increased use, further knowledge of the benefits and drawbacks of CAM therapies is becoming crucial. While the field is relatively new and few techniques have been subjected to rigorous studies, there is a growing body of information about CAM utilization and specific applications and techniques. This symposium will provide a brief review of the literature on CAM use in the elderly population and will use a multidisciplinary panel of experts in several CAM modalities to discuss the use and reported benefits of CAM.
Saturday, November 19 at 1:30 p.m.

Transportation Policy for an Aging Society:
Transportation and aging advocates had their concerns heard at three officially designated listening sessions and solutions forums from January through April, 2005 in preparation for the White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA). Policy recommendations were made representing the whole continuum of community mobility from the screening and assessment of critical skills for driving to supplemental transportation programs for elders. Which of the recommendations ultimately made it to the WHCoA delegates? Moreover, which issues were not heard and what work remains for advocates, policy decision-makers, and consumers?
Monday, November 21 at 1:30 p.m.

A Major Trial of Exercise to Prevent Disability: The LIFE Study:
As life expectancy increases, prevention of disability has emerged as a major clinical and public health priority. A critical factor in an older person's ability to function independently is mobility, the ability to move about without assistance. Older people who lose mobility are less likely to remain in the community, have higher rates of morbidity and mortality, have more hospitalizations, a
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Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-842-1275
The Gerontological Society of America
3-Nov-2005


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