Articles & Resources


Aged & Ageing

Age Fit book (covers all aspects of aging - diet, exercise, social, psychological)

Age Fit Video (exercises for healthy ageing)

Age Fitness (cross-cultural differences)
(paper presented by Professor Mark Wahlqvist at IUNS conference in Vienna 2001)

Healthy Eating


Nutritional Assessment of the elderly
This instrument was recently released in Australia. The title explains its use "Identifying and Planning Assistance for Home based adults who are at Nutritional Risk. Risk Screening and Monitoring Tool".
This instrument was released in Australia in 1994 as a public awareness tool, but not for nutritional assessment. It is called "Nutrition Screening Initiative" and is based on the US version of the tool.
This instrument was released in Europe and US in 1994 to assess the Nutrition status of the elderly.It is called "Mini Nutritional Assessment"