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Objectives: Ghana's population is rapidly aging and there may be healthcare access and utilization issues. This study investigates some of the issues that may influence outpatient care utilization rate among older Ghanaians. Methods: Cross-sectional wave 1 (2007-2010) data from WHO's Study on...

Author(s)
Nwakasi, C. C.; Brown, J. S.; Anyanwu, P.
Publisher
Ghana Medical Association, Accra, Ghana
Citation
Ghana Medical Journal, 2019, 53, 3, pp 217-225
Abstract

The objectives of this research are to explore the lifestyle dimensions of the elderly and to verify whether selected sociodemographic factors cause significant differences among their lifestyles and travel motivations. A total of 311 responses were collected with self-administered questionnaires...

Author(s)
Kim MiYon; Kim ChulWoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2020, 21, 2, pp 141-164
Abstract

Objective: To investigate factors associated with tourism experiences, and the association between tourism experiences and subsequent self-rated health. Method: Multilevel logistic regression models and four waves of panel data from a large nationally representative survey of older adults in China...

Author(s)
Gu DaNan; Zhu HaiYan; Brown, T.; Hoenig, H.; Zeng Yi
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Aging and Health, 2016, 28, 4, pp 675-703
Abstract

Previous studies have investigated the potential role of neighborhood walkability in reducing sedentary behavior. However, the majority of this research has been conducted in adults and Western developed countries. The purpose of the present study was to examine associations of neighborhood...

Author(s)
Oyeyemi, A. L.; Kolo, S. M.; Rufai, A. A.; Oyeyemi, A. Y.; Omotara, B. A.; Sallis, J. F.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2019, 16, 11, pp 1879
Abstract

Objectives: To assess the prevalence and factors associated with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) among older adults in an urban area of South India. Setting: The study was conducted in the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram in the South Indian state of Kerala. Participants: The study participants...

Author(s)
Devi Mohan; Iype, T.; Sara Varghese; Anuja Usha; Minu Mohan
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2019, 9, 3, pp e025473
Abstract

Physical activity (PA) is a potential modifiable correlate of the age-related decline in sexual function, but no studies have explicitly tested this. This study aimed to examine associations between PA, television viewing (TV) time and sexual activity, problems, and concerns. Data were from 7038...

Author(s)
Smith, L.; Grabovac, I.; Yang Lin; Veronese, N.; Koyanagi, A.; Jackson, S. E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2019, 16, 3, pp 489
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In view of the continued aging of the world population, seniors have become a new and potentially profitable market opportunity for the tourism sector. New generations of retired seniors with lifestyles oriented towards leisure and entertainment, greater purchasing power and better health than...

Author(s)
Sánchez, N. L.; Alén González, E.; Dominguez Vila, T.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 2, pp 387-399
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Adequate muscular strength is required to perform daily activities and is considered a marker of overall health. The aim of this study was to identify sociodemographic and lifestyle factors associated with handgrip strength (HGS) in adults and the younger segment of the older population. A...

Author(s)
Lima, T. R. de; Silva, D. A. S.; Kovaleski, D. F.; González-Chica, D. A.
Publisher
Associação Brasileira de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, 2018, 23, 11, pp 3811-3820
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The ageing of societies in the developed countries has been observed for many years. In the group of the population boom of years 1946-1955, the population of the retired is growing each day. In the paper, the authors defined the notion of a senior; they presented the changing forms of tourist...

Author(s)
Markiewicz-Patkowska, J.; Pytel, S.; Widawski, K.; Oleśniewicz, P.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2018, No.2, pp 99-106
Abstract

Purpose: Correlates of physical activity (PA) vary according to type. However, predictors of long-term patterns of PA types into old age are unknown. This study aimed to identify 20-yr trajectories of PA types into old age and their predictors. Methods: Seven thousand seven hundred thirty-five men...

Author(s)
Aggio, D.; Papachristou, E.; Papacosta, O.; Lennon, L. T.; Ash, S.; Whincup, P. H.; Wannamethee, S. G.; Jefferis, B. J.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, 2019, 51, 3, pp 481-489

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