Session: Health Promotion for Older Adults
5031.1: Wednesday, November 19, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Health Promotion 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 1Use of treatment and prevention therapies in postmenopausal women diagnosed with low bone mineral density
Christine Rohr, DO, Arup P. Sarkar, MD, John M. Clements, MPA
Board 2VR Fitness Program: Increasing Functioning and Physical Activity Levels in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults through Technological-Based Simulative Environment
Patricia Heyn, PhD, Beatriz Abreu, PhD, FAOTA
Board 3A Comparison of stage of change measures for exercise and fruit and vegetable consumption among older smokers and non-smokers
Mary L. Greaney, PhD, Faith D. Lees, MS, Phillip G. Clark, ScD
Board 4Predictors of older women’s medical expenditures: Intersections between health conditions and women’s social characteristics
Sharon L. Larson, PhD, Amy K. Taylor, PhD
Board 5Behavioral and psychological factors related to falls in older adults: Implications for prevention and practice
Elizabeth M. Bertera, PhD
Board 6Northern California's Chronic Care Network for Dementia: Lessons learned from divergent health care systems
David W. Coon, PhD, Elizabeth Edgerly, PhD, Katie Maslow, MSW, Richard J. Moore, MD, Susan Roth, RN, MS, Marilyn P. Williams, RN, MS, Catherine Steinbach, RN, MS, Glenna Dowling, RN, PhD
Board 7Optimism, religion, and health: An exploratory study among older African Americans and non-African Americans with chronic diseases
Idethia Shevon Harvey, MPH, Donald Musa, MA, Myrna Silverman, PhD
Withdrawn -- Powerful tools for congregations: Evaluation of a caregiver self-care education program in faith-based communities
Caryn D. Etkin, MPH, Dan Kuhn, MSW, Linda Hollinger-Smith, PhD, Mary Beth Hardy, RN, MPH
Board 8Geographic information system (GIS) assessment of at-risk older populations in a South Carolina public health service region
John E Stewart, MS, MPH, Barbara Hirshorn, PhD
Board 9A Multi-Level Analysis of the Factors Contributing to the Prevalence of Malnutrition Among Nursing Home Residents
Lucinda Deason-Howell, PhD, MPA
Organized by:Gerontological Health
Endorsed by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Medical Care; Public Health Education and Health Promotion

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