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Session: Honoring Our Elders: Health Promotion for Older Adults
5189.0: Wednesday, November 10, 2004: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Honoring Our Elders: Health Promotion for Older Adults
As our population ages, we must seek ways to protect and improve the health of older adults. The panelists in this session will present a variety of programs that target this important - and growing - segment of our population.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to describe health promotion interventions for older adults, in accordance with the learning objectives of the individual presentations.
Moderator(s):M. Elaine Auld, MPH, CHES
2:30 PMRelationships among nutritional literacy, health literacy and health beliefs in a cohort of older adults
James Diamond, PhD, Abbie Schlener, Christine Arenson, MD, Michael P. Rosenthal, MD, Christopher V Chambers, MD
2:48 PMSound health through Sound Steps: A neighborhood walking program for older adults  [ Recorded presentation ]
Julie A. Walwick, MSW, Sheryl Schwartz, MPA, Allen Cheadle, PhD, Trevor Gregg, BA, Karen Lewis, BA
3:06 PMBuilding friendships and a healthy community: Using social interaction as a vehicle to promote health in a senior population
Julie Pham, BS, Priyadarshini Samanta, BDS, Christy Inskip, BA, Susanne B. Montgomery, PhD, MPH, Patti Herring, PhD, RN, Heather Diaz, MPH
3:24 PMAssessing prostate cancer needs among African American men in St. Louis  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ricardo J. Wray, PhD, Stephanie McClure, MPH, Kathryn Stamps, BS
3:42 PMCorrelations of Family History and Perceived Risks, Knowledge, and Practices about Osteoporosis  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kele Ding, PhD, Amanda Hewitt, MPH, Noy S. Kay, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Chiropractic Health Care; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA