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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005

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, December 12, 2005

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Mon
3025.0Psychiatric Epidemiology (Oral)
3029.0Workforce Issues in Public Health (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
3061.0International Health Care (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Mon
3078.0Wisdom of the Elders (Panel Discussion)
3102.0Cancer Epidemiology (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
3105.0Balancing Long-term Care: Impacts of the New Freedom Initiative on Access to Home and Community-based Services (Oral)
3106.02005 Gerontological Health Section-Awardees' Paper Presentations (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Mon
3138.1Best Practices: American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians (Poster)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Mon
3189.0Unhealthy Populations: Obesity and Lack of Physical Activity are Key Factors (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
3191.0Women and Family Health Care Issues: Programs, Policies and Data Resources, Sponsored by the Aetna Award (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
3208.0Access, Utilization, and Costs of Psychotropic Medications (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
2:30 PM-3:30 PM Mon
3235.0Clinical Issues in Aging (Poster)
3236.0Research Issues among Older Adults (Poster)
3237.0Innovations in Long-term Care (Poster)
3238.0Health Promotion and Prevention among Older Adults (Poster)
3239.0Cultural Diversity, Health and Aging (Poster)
3240.0Quality of Life among Older Adults (Poster)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Mon
3280.0Nursing Home Care Quality and Staffing Issues (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
3281.0Providing Medicare Information through Employers: What are the Opportunities and Challenges Given the Medicare Modernization Act? (Oral)
3320.0Community-based participatory research strategies to address women's health disparities in underserved populations (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Mon
3335.0Promoting Latino Health through Programming and Policy Initiatives (Poster)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Mon
3367.02005 Gerontological Health Section Awards (Panel Discussion)
3387.0Health and Public Health in Vietnam II (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
8:30 PM-10:00 PM Mon
3399.0Workers Young and Old: Challenges and Opportunities (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
3401.0Factors Contributing to Poor Outcomes in Breast Cancer Among Underserved Populations (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Tue
4028.0Medicare Modernization Act: Implementing and Improving the 2006 Prescription Drug Benefit (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4029.0The Social Environment of Older Adults (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4064.0Strategies for Addressing Cancer in Diverse Populations of Women (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Tue
4100.0Managing Chronic Diseases Among American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4130.0Cost and Service Use Patterns of Medicare Consumer-directed (CD) Models for Rural America: Implications for Medicare Policy (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4131.0Environmental Influences on Aging Well: Enhancing Healthy Living through Better Design and Access (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4134.0Safety Net Issues (Oral)
4165.0Linking Economics to Health Care Outcomes (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Tue
4197.0Improving Native Health through Community-Based Participatory Research (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4204.0Keeping Older Americans Healthy and Independent: Responding to the Need, Acting on the Science (Oral)
4225.0Informal and Formal Caregiving for Elders (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4226.0International Aging Populations (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Tue
4265.0Chronic Disease Epidemiology :Poster (Poster)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Tue
4293.0Alternative and Complementary Health Practices and Chronic Diseases (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4311.0International Examples of Public Financing of Long-term Care and Pensions (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4312.0Evidence-Based Practices and Aging (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
4313.0Novel Pharmacist Interventions to Improve Medication Safety (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Wed
5024.1Alternative and Complementary Health Practice in Cancer Treatment (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
5043.0Health Services Use and Adherence Behaviors among Older Adults (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
5044.0Health Policy and Aging (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
5045.0Social Security Reform: An Update on the Current Debate (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Wed
5107.0Intergenerational Health Communication with Older Adults (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
5108.0Consumer Research and Medicare: Meeting the Challenge to Communicate with 42 Million People (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
5109.0The Impact of Nursing Home Regulation on Quality (Oral)
5118.0Cancer Prevention and Control to Promote Latino Health (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
5142.0Evidence Based Policy, Racial Disparity and Practice In Eye Care (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
5143.0Obesity and Physical Activity: Meeting the Challenge of the New Epidemic (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Wed
5161.0Falls Prevention and Osteoarthritis Research (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]
5162.0Healthy Aging and Social Support Networks (Oral)[ Recorded presentation ]

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA