4079.0 Health, Health Care & Aging

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:30 AM
This session addresses various health and health care issues among the older adults. Topics include but are not limited to: giving voice to older patients in a child-rich Medicaid health plan, improving care transitions for older adults, effective community-based care management model for chronically ill older adults, and unmet needs and delayed healthcare.
Session Objectives: 1. Contrast differences between access barriers reported by older patients and other patients to identify areas for improvement in services. 2. Identify common transitional care issues encountered by older adults 3. Describe an effective model of community-based care management for chronically ill older adults
Yu Kang, PhD

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Exploration into Expanding the Burlington VT Seniors Aging Safely at Home (SASH) Program
Erin Hayes, Robert Areson, Vicash Dindwall, Christopher Duncan, Emily Keller, Tiffany Kuo, Susanna Thach, Patricia Berry, MPH, Molly Dugan, Thomas V. Delaney, PhD and Jan K. Carney, MD MPH
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Footsteps to Wellness, One Moccasin at a Time; A Diabetes Prevention Program
Ramin Naderi, MA Kinesiology and Jan Chacon, BS Health Science , CHES
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Improving care transitions for older adults: The Enhanced Discharge Planning Program
Susan Altfeld, PhD, Anthony Perry, MD, Vanessa Fabbre, MSW, Gayle Shier, MSW, Anne Buffington, MPH and Robyn Golden, AM, LCSW
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Unmet needs and delayed healthcare: Healthcare costs and coverage
Chia-Ching Chen, MA, MS, EdD, CHES and Tetsuji Yamada, PhD

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

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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