Gerontological Health

NOTE: Sessions listed in italics have been organized by another section, SPIG, or caucus but are endorsed by Gerontological Health.

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Monday, November 17, 2003

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Mon
3032.0Epidemiologic Methods for Studies Related to Cancer (Oral)
3038.0Clinical Issues in Aging (Poster)
3039.0Current Issues in Health and Health Care for Older Adults (Poster)
3040.0Hot Topics in Aging and Health (Poster)
3041.0Innovations for Older Adults' Health and Well-being (Poster)
3042.0Innovations in Long-term Care (Poster)
3043.0Quality of Life in the Later Years (Poster)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Mon
3120.0Chronic Disease Epidemiology (Oral)
3122.0Innovative Partnerships In Health Promotion & Disease Prevention For Older Adults (Panel Discussion)
3123.0One Year After Implementation of a Nursing Home Consumer Information System: What is the Impact? (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Mon
3193.0Special Session: 2003 Award Winners for the Gerontological Health Section (Oral)
3219.0Health and Income: Determinants and Effects of Disparities (Health Economics Contributed Papers #1) (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Mon
3277.0Susan B. Anthony Aetna Award Session for Research on Older Women and Public Health (Oral)
3278.0Medicare reform and prescription drugs (Panel Discussion)
3297.0Social Science Perspectives on Managing Chronic Disease (Oral)
3298.0Screening and Satisfaction Assessment in Womens' Health (Womens' Health Contributed Papers) (Oral)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Mon
3347.0GHS Leadership Award Presentations (Panel Discussion)

Tuesday, November 18, 2003

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Tue
4031.0Social Determinants of Health - How local Environments Affect biological, psychological and social health (Oral)
4039.0Crisis of Growing Old: Limitations to Physical Functioning, Isolation, and Depression in Sedentary America (Oral)
4040.0The Environment and Aging: Developing EPA’s National Agenda (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Tue
4136.0The Long-term Care Continuum: Informal and Formal Care for Elders (Oral)
4137.0Enhancing Sustainability and Dissemination of Innovative Community Programs for Older Adults: Research, Programmatic, and Policy Perspectives (Oral)
4175.0Aging, Vision and Oral Health (Joint-sponsored by Gerontological Health, Vision Care & Oral Health ) (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Tue
4182.0Shaping the Health of a New Generation of Older Adults (Oral)
4198.0Epidemiologic Research on Social Determinants of Prostate Cancer: The Role of GIS Methods and Spatial Statistics (Oral)
4203.0Preventing Falls: Saving Lives, Saving Dollars (Oral)
4204.0Health Provider/Older Adults Communication Issues (Oral)
4211.0Violence Against Women (Oral)
4232.0Strengthening Cultural Competency in Health Education (Oral)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Tue
4267.0Self-care and Healthy Behaviors among Older Adults (Roundtable)
4268.0Diversity over the Life Course: Race, Ethnicity, and Aging (Oral)
4269.0Planning for and Caring during the End of Life (Oral)
4306.0Innovations in Cancer Communication (Oral)

Wednesday, November 19, 2003

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Wed
5023.2Social Determinants of Health - Effects of Social Factors on Environmental Health (Poster)
5029.0International/Population Aging Issues (Oral)
5030.0Health Promotion and Healthy Aging (Oral)
5031.0Issues with Older Drivers (Oral)
5031.1Health Promotion for Older Adults (Poster)
5055.0Is the Level of U.S. Spending on Medical Care Appropriate? (Medical Care Section Solicited Session #4) (Oral)
5056.0Delivering Quality Health Care in Rural America (Oral)
5067.0We're Not Just Telling Stories, We're Changing Behavior (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Wed
5100.0Health Policy and Aging (Oral)
5101.0Health Promotion and Healthy Aging II (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Wed
5156.0Models of Community-based Care: Keeping Elders in their Homes (Oral)
5157.0Aging with Mental and Emotional Vitality (Oral)

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA