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Blog post - Go4Life, the NIA health education campaign

July 11, 2014

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Research shows that older adults who are active have a lower risk of diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease, obesity, depression, and some cancers than their less fit peers.

With leading experts on aging, exercise, and motivation, the NIA developed Go4Life, a health campaign encouraging older adults to make physical activity part of their daily lives. Dr. Chhanda Dutta of the Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology, discusses the details in a new blog post, emphasizing, “If you do research with older adults or on senior wellness and health education programs, you might be especially interested in the details of our campaign.”

Read the full blog post: Go4Life: the NIA health education campaign

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