Lived experiences and public health needs of aging and elderly women with intellectual disabilities
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Describe at least 4 public health needs of aging and elderly adults with intellectual disabilities Discuss 2 strategies for promoting healthy aging for adults with intellectual disabilities
Keyword(s): Aging, Disability
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a student/new researcher completing a master's degree in medical anthropology and qualitative research. My mentored research has focused on aging adults with intellectual disabilities, including acting as PI of a participatory research study focused on aging adults with ID. I have a clinical background in women's health. In addition, I work as a research coordinator for several studies focused on primary health care access for women with intellectual disabilities, under Joanne Wilkinson, MD.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.