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Aging expert Colin Milner addresses United Nations' findings by offering "Nine Principles" for improving society's response to population aging
Date:10/2/2013

of older adults. Examples include access to social security, age discrimination laws, age of retirement, and affordable care and housing.

9. Programs: As promoted by ICAA, the seven dimensions of wellness?physical, social, spiritual, intellectual, emotional, vocational and environmental wellness?are the backbone of active aging. They are also key to providing the breadth of programs and environments that fulfill the needs, interests and expectations of the diverse 50-plus population.

More information about ICAA’s Nine Principles of Active Aging is available online at http://icaa.cc/activeagingandwellness/activeaging.htm

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About the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA)

ICAA, an association that leads, connects and defines the active-aging industry, supports professionals who develop wellness facilities, programs and services for adults over 50. The association is focused on active aging, an approach to aging that helps older adults live as fully as possible within all dimensions of wellness and provides its members with education, information, resources and tools. As an active-aging educator and advocate, ICAA has advised numerous organizations and governmental bodies. These include the US Administration on Aging, the National Institute on Aging (one of the US National Institutes of Health), the US Department of Health and Human Services, Canada's Special Senate Committee on Aging, and the British Columbia ministries of Health, and Healthy Living and Sport, among others.

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