5158.0 Chronic Disease Management and Self-care

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
As a session focused on chronic disease management and self-care, this session will cover topics including a community-based project to promote brain health among African American Baby Boomers, the elders’ meanings of community involvement and healthy aging, predictors of disease management program enrollment among U.S. older adults with chronic conditions, Healthy People 2010 chronic kidney objectives, the influence of stigma, depression, and medication self-efficacy on adherence with anti-retroviral therapy in older adults living with HIV/AIDS, the association between physician relational coordination and patients outcomes for seniors with multimorbidity. These presentations will provide valuable information for individuals interested in improving the chronic disease management among the elderly.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the value of culturally tailoring materials to increase awareness of brain health and to affect intentions to change behavior in a vulnerable target population (African Americans) in order to improve overall health. 2. Discuss how medication adherence is influenced by perceived stigma, depression, and medication self-efficacy in older adults living with HIV/AIDS. 3. Describe relational coordination and its potential impact as the pathway to the productive interactions between physicians and patients envisioned from the Chronic Care Model.

A community-level demonstration project to promote brain health among African American Baby Boomers
Felicia T. Fuller, DrPh, C. Ashani Johnson-Turbes, PhD, Danielle Beauchesne, MPH and Sarah Abood, MPH
Healthy People 2020 Chronic Kidney Objectives
Asel Ryskulova, MD, PhD, MPH, Richard Klein, MPH and Lawrence Agodoa, MD, FACP

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Gerontological Health (newly approved name Aging & Public Health)
Endorsed by: Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)