27Feb/18

‘I have renewed enthusiasm for going to the gym’: what keeps resistance-trained older adults coming back to the gym?

Source: Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health The purpose of this study was to identify the factors that were responsible for the feelings of satisfaction and the behaviours of adherence toRead More…

30Nov/17

Understanding Pathways to Successful Aging: Behavioral and Social Factors Related to Alzheimer’s Disease: Proceedings of a Workshop–in Brief

Source: National Academies Press A strong body of research demonstrates associations between the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease and individuals’ personality characteristics, level of social engagement, and educational attainment. To advance understanding of theRead More…

30Nov/17

Making the economic case for investing in actions to prevent and/or tackle loneliness: a systematic review

Source: The Campaign to End Lonliness The Campaign has contracted researchers from the London School of Economics to conduct a research review about the cost-effectiveness of loneliness interventions. This report is their initialRead More…

24Oct/17

Professors Tom Scharf & Vanessa Burholt

NZAG in conjunction with AUT Centre for Active Ageing and Victoria University of Wellington are hosting two international visiting scholars. All NZAG members are invited to the arranged events and presentations. 31 October 2017, 12:30Read More…

21Sep/17

Cross Cultural Interest Group Presents

11 October 2017, 6pm – 8:15pm Independent Living Service Auckland Identification and Management of Elderly Asians at Risk of Suicide in the Community and Nursing Homes This session will be accessible concurrentlyRead More…

21Sep/17

AUT Dean’s Event: The United Nations International Day of Older Persons

29 September 2017, 5pm – 7pm AF116 and Foyer, AUT North Campus Tapping the talents, contributions and participation of older persons in society. Auckland University of Technology invites you to a livelyRead More…