6015.0: Thursday, November 16, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Issues in Community Based Care (B)

Learning Objectives: 1) Issues related to alternatives to institutional care in the community. 2) To understand effective programs in assisted living settings. 3) To be able to identify risk factors for falls among community residing older adults
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Gerald Eggert, PhD
8:30 AMAging in Place in Residential Care/Assisted Living
Joan F. Walsh, PhD, Thomas R. Konrad, PhD, Sheryl I. Zimmerman, PhD
8:48 AMFalls and injury among community dwelling elders in the US: The role of economic status
Robin Taylor Wilson, PhDCandidate, Robert B. Wallace, MD, MSc, Sara L.B. Nichols, PhDCandidate
9:06 AMHealthy Generations Wellcare Model: Identifying the Needs of an Assisted Living Population
Scott D. McPhee, DrPH, OT, FAOTA
9:24 AMPerceived risk for falls among elderly living at home: A qualitative study
Johanna S. Anderson, MPH, MS, Nancy J. Thompson, PhD, MPH, M. Jean Gearing, PhD, MPH
9:42 AMGender differences in location of death among community residing elderly
Chloe E. Bird, PhD, Orna Intrator, PhD, Stephenie Lemon, MA, Susan C. Miller, PhD
Sponsor:Gerontological Health
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Disability Forum; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers; Social Work

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA