IAGG 2017

symposium presentations

 Do not miss our team symposium presentations:

 

Symposium 1

Title: The Impact of Falls and Fear of Falling on Older Adults’ Mobility: An International Perspective

Chair: Mohammad Auais, Queen’s University, Canada; Discussant: Jack Guralnik, MD PhD, University of Maryland, USA

Date: July 25, 2017 Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM room 2003-2005

 

#1: The relationship between fear of falling and walking: a cross-sectional analysis from the International Mobility in Aging Study

#2: Fear of falling predicts incidence of functional limitation 2 years later

 #3: Exploring potential pathways to explain the longitudinal relationship between fear of falling and functional limitation in a diverse population of older adults

#4: Developing a simple algorithm to predict falls in primary care older patients

 

Symposium 2

Title: Toward the Development of a Person-Centered Index of Aging Well in Canada and Mexico

Chair: Emmanuelle Bélanger;  Co-Chair: Mario Ulises Perez-Zepeda;  Discussant: Maria Victoria Zunzunegui

Date: July 24, 2017 Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM salon 14

 

#1:Older Adults’ Lay Perceptions of Aging Well: A Qualitative Study in Canada

#2: Development of a Person-Centered Index of Aging Well in Canada and Mexico

#3:The Individual and Structural Determinants of Aging Well in Canada and Mexico

 

 

Symposium 3

Title: Reproductive/Parental Correlates of Cardiometabolic Risk in Global Populations of Older Adults

Chair: Catherine McLean Pirkle (GSA member); Co-Chair: Yan Yan Wu (GSA member); Discussant: Maria-Victoria Zunzunegui (GSA member and Epidemiology of Aging Interest Group member)

Date: July 25, 2017 Time: 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Room 3001

 

 #1: Maternal Age at First Birth and Risk of Later-life Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review

 #2: Early Age at First Birth Associated with Greater Framingham Risk Scores for Cardiovascular Disease

#3: Model-based Recursive Partitioning Identifies Risk Clusters for Metabolic Syndrome and it Components

#4: Social Pathways Likely Link Parenthood to Heart Disease and Stroke in United States Older Adults