Between 2005 and 2007, the UAN 55 focus groups with over 450 older adult participants from nine countries, including the rural and urban communities, people with cognitive impairments and their caregivers; speakers of English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese and African-Americans, Indians, Asian Americans, Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites.. The Healthy Aging Research Network , in larger CDC Prevention Research Centers program and is of CDC Healthy Aging Program, led the project The network is unique in that it combines different perspectives of nine members of the network – in partnership with CDC healthy brain initiative – to improve our understanding of the public’s ideas about cognitive health by conducting high-quality research and dissemination focus focus, said Wayne H.
This work was based on the recommendations of the Healthy U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Brain Initiative, a project to eliminate health disparities performed. The results are used to develop effective public health messages continue promote cognitive health in older adults across the nation. ‘This special edition contains a wide range of innovative manuscripts on cognitive health in old age,’said William J. McAuley, editor-in-chief of Gerontologist. ‘It is instead about perceptions about cognitive health of different groups, methods of promoting cognitive health and approaches to maintain physical health in people with cognitive problems. ‘. Continue reading