Improving access to online health education resources for older adults in underserved communities in Boston area
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Define urban underserved communities with an aging population Discuss unique health education needs among older adults Design health education programs through information outreach to older adults Evaluate health education programs for older adults
Keyword(s): Health Education, Aging
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have I have been Health Educator/Program Manager working for Massachusetts General Hospital/Community Health Associates for more than 12 years. One of my health education programs targets older adults in our urban underserved communities in partnership with the National Library of Medicine/New England Region, our hospitalâs medical library, and community-based agencies. The program demonstrates unique strategies that link older adults to health education resources online.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.