Session: Hot Topics in Aging and Health
3040.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Hot Topics in Aging and Health
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Board 1Promoting Positive Prescripiton Practices for the Older Adult: An Evidence Based Protocol
Brenda Bergman-Evans, PhD, APRN, BC
Board 2Elder abuse: A public health issue
Michèle C Findler, MPH, Michael Rodriguez, MD, MPH, Lisa Nerenberg, MPH, MSW
Board 3Evaluation of mortality data for older Mexican Americans: Implications for the Hispanic Paradox--Honorable Mention, Cleckley Minority Issues Research Award
Kushang V. Patel, MPH, Karl Eschbach, PhD, Laura A. Ray, MPA, Kyriakos S. Markides, PhD
Board 4Boomers and the Future, Moving Toward the Community of Tomorrow
Edward jj Olson, MS
Board 5Leading Health indicators for minority elderly in California
Vilma Enriquez-Haass, MPH, Nadereh Pourat, PhD, Steven P. Wallace, PHD, Alek Sripipatana, MPH
Board 6Transportation Solutions for Caregivers: A Starting Point
Lisa R. Peters-Beumer, MPH, Kristine A. Cunningham, BA
Board 7Demand for long-term care and implications on geriatric workforce
Marina Dronsky, PhD, SA Chapman, PhD, Robert Newcomer, PhD
Board 8Post Polio Syndrome: The Late Effects of an Epidemic of the Past on an Aging Population
Nancy A. Myers, RN, MEd, CPHQ
Board 9Medicaid vs. self pay patient access to nursing facilities: An observational study
Lori Cooper, Tracie Buckland, Maurice Penner, PhD
Board 10How Seniors Utilize the CDC National Immunization Information Hotline
Edgar G Villanueva, BSPH, MHA Cand, Kathy M Ford, MSSW
Organized by:Gerontological Health
Endorsed by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Chiropractic Health Care; Injury Control and Emergency Health Services; Medical Care; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus

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