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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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Sunday, November 04, 2007

2:30 PM-3:30 PM Sun
   2035.2Healthcare and Older Adults (Poster)
   2035.3Topics in Aging and Public Health (Poster)
   2040.0Women's Health Across the Lifespan (Poster)
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Sun
   2047.0Long-Term Care Issues and Innovation (Poster)

Monday, November 05, 2007

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Mon
   3032.0Physical Activity and Successful Aging (Oral)
   3032.1Family Caregiving and Aging (Oral)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Mon
   3123.0Women's Issues and Aging: Aetna Award (Oral)
   3124.0Health Promotion for Older Adults (Oral)
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Mon
   3186.0Cancer Prevention and Control Issues for Women (Poster)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Mon
   3220.0Gerontological Health Section Award Winning Papers (Oral)
   3233.0Ethnic & Racial Disparities Among Patients With Chronic Disease (Oral)
   3260.0Breast Cancer: From Awareness to Early Detection to Survivorship (Oral)
2:30 PM-3:30 PM Mon
   3268.0Prevention and Older Adults (Poster)
   3269.0Topics in Aging and Public Health (Poster)
   3270.0Race, Ethnicity, and Aging (Poster)
   3271.0Social Support and Caregiving (Poster)
   3272.0International Health and Aging (Poster)
   3284.0Posters: Health and Physical Activity (Poster)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Mon
   3321.0Minority Health and Aging (Oral)
   3322.0National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (Oral)
   3354.0Health Issues in Vulnerable Populations (Roundtable)
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Mon
   3389.0Posters: Minority Health Issues (Poster)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Mon
   3410.0Gerontological Health Section Awards Ceremony (Oral)
   3423.0Update on Health Services Research: Introducing the new CMS Chronic Condition Data Warehouse (Oral)
   3425.0How Can We Make Oral Health a Much Higher National Priority: Power, Policies and Politics!! (Oral)

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Tue
   4030.0Healthcare Practices and Utilization among Older Adults (Oral)
   4031.0Integrated Long-Term Care: What Can we Learn from Other Countries? (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Tue
   4134.0Environment and Aging (Oral)
   4135.0Clinical Issues and Aging (Oral)
   4150.0Social Sciences in Health: Social Dimensions of Disease Burden Across the Lifespan (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Tue
   4201.0Public Health and Aging: Promoting Healthy Communities for Healthy Aging (Oral)
   4224.0Health Disparities and Aging (Oral)
   4225.0Politics, Policy, and Aging (Oral)
   4228.0Public Policy in Aging (Oral)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Tue
   4306.0Long-Term Care and Aging (Roundtable)
   4307.0Building Healthy Communities for Active Aging (Oral)
   4321.0Health and Safety for Home Healthcare Workers: Politics, Policy and Public Health for a Unique Worker Population (Oral)

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Wed
   5046.0Topics in Long-Term Care, Health, and Aging (Oral)
   5047.0Medication Therapies for Older Adults (Oral)
   5048.0The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005--How Will Provisions Impact Long-term Care? (Oral)
   5053.0Motor Vehicle-Related Injury (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Wed
   5100.0Reducing Health Disparities Among African-Americans and Hispanic Americans: Intervention Research Funded by CMS (Oral)
   5113.0Function and Cost Patterns of Rural Medicare Beneficiaries-an RCT (Oral)
   5114.0Mental Health, Dementia, and Aging (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Wed
   5168.0Medicare: Utilization, Changes, and the Future (Oral)
   5169.0Translating Physical Activity Research Into Practice (Oral)
   5194.0Health Promotion and Health Education for Diseases and Conditions (Oral)

The 135th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 3-7, 2007) of APHA