[session abstract] community wayfinding and public health: Relevance, research and promise
Learning Areas:Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related research
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Explain a conceptual framework of relationships among community wayfinding, mobility and societal participation. Analyze research evidence across diverse disciplines regarding community wayfinding and public health. Identify factors that enhance and detract from community wayfinding in diverse older adults. Discuss the role of tools and technology in facilitating community wayfinding in older adults and people with disabilities. Evaluate priorities for public health policy and practice to improve community wayfinding.
Keyword(s): Environment, Aging
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have provided leadership to the work of the CDC-Healthy Aging Research Network on the topic of community wayfinding over the past two years, contributing to all initiatives pertaining to the topic. In addition I have over a decade of experience in study of environmental issues affecting healthy aging and development of strategies for practice and policy improvement in this area.
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.