Session: Current Issues in Health and Health Care for Older Adults
3039.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Current Issues in Health and Health Care for Older Adults
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Board 1"Do your children's behaviors during visits harm you?": Spousal caregiver perspectives
Zabedah Saad, MA, Brenda Wamsley, MSW, Gerald M. Eggert, PhD
Board 2Importance of social support to remain community-dwelling for older rural white women
Ardith Brunt, PhD, Elisabeth Schafer, PhD
Board 3Impact of an elder abuse multidisciplinary team on prosecution rates-Honorable Mention, Archstone Award for Excellence in Program Innovation *
Joyce DeMonnin, MPH, Rick Knapp, JD, Grady Tarbutton
Board 4Obesity in the elderly and near elderly in the United States, 1987 to 1996
Jeffrey A. Rhoades, PhD, Barbara M. Altman, PhD, Llewellyn J. Cornelius, PhD
Board 5Bruising in the Geriatric Population
Erin Ruppe, MPH, Kerry Brunight, PhD, Laura Mosqueda, MD
Board 6Reciprocity of Emotional Support: The Impacts of Psychological Well-being among Japanese Older Adults-Winner, Retirement Research Foundation Student Research Award
Yoko Kawamura
Withdrawn -- Determinants of Participation in Individual Retirement Accounts/Keogh Accounts
David P. Brungo, PT, MBA, MS
Board 7Vitamin supplement use of low-Income elderly in the Southeast
Board 8Managed care's impact on minority physicians and their patients
Keith T. Elder, PhD, MPH, MPA
Board 9High cost Medicare patients: What can we learn from case studies?
Dianne Liebel, RN MSEd, Deanna Lewis, MS, James Zimmer, MD, Paul R. Katz, MD, Brenda Wamsley, MSW, Gerald M. Eggert, PhD, Bruce Friedman, PhD, Hongdao Meng, MPH, Ann Ollinger, MD
Organized by:Gerontological Health
Endorsed by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Chiropractic Health Care; Health Equity and Public Hospitals Caucus; Injury Control and Emergency Health Services; Medical Care; Public Health Education and Health Promotion

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