Finding the time to reach your physical activity goals may seem daunting, but AICR enlisted exercise physiologist Mary Kennedy to show you a few quick workouts that you can work in to your day. These strength training, cardio-boosting workouts can be done in your office or at home for a quick mid-day pick-me-up.
Daniel Perry, President of the Alliance for Aging Research, discusses the extent of an impending “silver tsunami” of older Americans, starting in 2011 when more than 10,000 Baby Boomers a day will turn age 65. These projections of a doubling of the senior population by 2030 are of great concern to the public health community because of escalating rates of cancer and a significant increase in healthcare spending to treat cancer and other chronic diseases.
Alice Bender, Alice Bender, MS, RD, AICR Nutrition Communications Manager, charts the findings from a new AICR survey on aging and cancer risk, showing low awareness of the aging/cancer link among older Americans, which may hamper cancer prevention efforts.