Addressing the hidden epidemic of older women's alcohol misuse: Communicating to women about healthy alcohol use as they age
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Communication and informatics
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
List reasons why women are at increasing risk of harm from alcohol misuse as they age. Describe older women’s preferences for aspects of health promotion information. Describe how older women’s preferences for information to promote healthy alcohol use differ from their preferences for other health promotion information. Discuss implications to communicating about healthy alcohol use to women as they age.
Keyword(s): Alcohol Use, Communication
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have conducted research as principal investigator on the topic of older womenâs health information preferences, with an emphasis on alcohol risk, for the past seven years. My PhD is in health services research and much of my work has focused on alcohol use and prevention. I have worked implementing alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral treatment in primary care.
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.