Physical Activity and Fitness

Physical Activity and Fitness (2005). Rimmer, J.H. & Hiss, S. B. 87-128.

This chapter is part of a larger collection titled Health Promotion for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. It is published by the American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) in Washington DC.

ISBN: 0-940898-91-8 
COST: $39.95
Order directly from AAMR publishing at AAIDD Bookstore or 301-604-1340

Fact Sheets for Healthy Aging

Fact Sheets for Healthy Aging (2005). Pederson, E. & Nelis, T.

The RRTCADD’s Facts for Healthy Aging educates adults with disabilities about health conditions and impairments that typically occur in later life. Each fact sheet provides a concise and understandable explanation of the cause, symptoms and treatment of a specific health condition. These fact sheets were adapted from the “Age Pages” series for the general population developed by the National Institute on Aging. Currently available fact sheets are:

  • Foot Care
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Exercise
  • Arthritis

Can be downloaded at no charge.