Geriatrics (2006). Pekala Service, K., Tyler, Jr., C.V., & Janicki, M.P. , pp. 575-589.

This chapter is in the book Medical Care for Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities (2nd Ed.) edited by I. Leslie Rubin, M.D. and Allen Crocker, M.D. It describes the age-related health and psychosocial issues of older adults with I/DD. Topics include chronic disease, preventive health care, geriatric assessment, medication issues, dementia, end of life care, and the difficulties of medical diagnosis and treatment.

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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 
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