5024.0 Health Promotion for Older Adults

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session on health promotion for older adults covers the following important topics: a longitudinal examination of older adults at a community-based wellness center, a six-month outcomes study of a falls self-efficacy program, the assessment of elders' health promotion needs in a Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community, a call to action for innovative national activities to address osteoarthritis, and the implementation of the Program to Encourage Active and Rewarding Lives for Seniors.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe changes over time in the health and functioning of older adults at a wellness center. 2. Describe the burden of osteoarthritis.
Sarita Bhalotra, MD, PhD

8:48 AM
A Matter of Balance: A Six-Month Outcomes Study of a Falls Self-Efficacy Program
Tara Bubniak, MPH, Carianne Muse, Vanessa Whitehurst, MSPH, Andrew Warlick, BA and Kerri Timmerman, MPH
9:24 AM
A call to action: Innovative national activities to address osteoarthritis
Tai N. Baker, MPH, CHES, Erica L. Odom, MPH, Mary B. Waterman, MPH and Patience White, MD

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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

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