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Social Relations of Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities from a Life Course Perspective
Social relationships are important to how people define the quality of their lives and social well-being is of particular importance to older adults, who rate social relationships among the most important determinants of ...
Sustaining Community Health Initiatives for People Aging with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
People with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) are more likely to experience the aging process earlier and at a more rapid rate than individuals without I/DD. Therefore, it is imperative that I/DD agencies are ...
Racial and Aging Effects of Acute Antioxidant Supplementation
BACKGROUND: African Americans (AA) have a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared to Caucasians (CA). This could be due to the elevated oxidative stress (OS) seen in AA. There are also significant ...
Associating Knee Osteoarthritis with Fall Risk: Implications for Interventions
Fall risk is nearly 2.5 times greater in people with osteoarthritis (OA) compared to those without OA. However, the underlying mechanisms explaining this increased risk are unknown. This dissertation, which focused on ...