Innovative approaches to educating the 50+ on the affordable care act
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Communication and informatics
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
List successful tactics that can be used to raise awareness among those age 50+ of new coverage options among the uninsured and bolster confidence in the ACA among the insured. Describe at least one way to leverage technology to educate the 50+ on ACA in a way that is relevant and user-friendly.
Keyword(s): Aging, Health Reform
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been a certified health education specialist for 6 years, working on health communications projects that focus on expanding the reach of health messages to target audiences and engaging new audiences. Currently, I manage the educational digital tools that AARP has created to educate the 50+ population and their families on important issues that impact health, such as the health care law and Medicare.
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.