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Because many communities where older people live were not designed for their needs, older residents may require support to remain in the least restrictive environment. "Age-prepared communities" utilize community planning and advocacy to foster aging in place. "Elder-friendly communities" are places that actively involve, value, and support older adults,(More)
Falls and fall-related injuries, prevalent among older adults, not only have devastating consequences for older adults in terms of morbidity and mortality, but are also associated with high health care costs. Studies have found that multifactorial intervention strategies can effectively prevent and/or reduce falls among older adults. The purpose of this(More)
MPV17-related hepatocerebral mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDS) is a very rare condition, and only a few cases have been reported in East Asian countries. Here, we describe four Korean children affected by hepatocerebral MDS. The DGUOK, POLG1, and MPV17 genes were analyzed, and all patients had MPV17 mutations.
The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence (Center), a consortium of federal, state, and private organizations, was established in 2005 to guide the implementation of a statewide initiative to prevent falls among older Californians. The process began with the convening of a representative group of recognized leaders in California's health and human services(More)
To improve the lives of older Americans. Advocacy Being a national voice and advocate Innovation Fostering and diffusing innovations Developing and deploying interactive decision-support systems Collaborative Leadership Organizing and mobilizing a nationwide network of collaborating organizations and leaders Creating and leading strategic alliances and(More)
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