SESSION ABSTRACT: Strategically Promoting Policies and Initiatives to Improve the Health of Older Adults and their Communities
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Administration, management, leadership
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Describe strategies for successfully partnering across state agencies and sectors to improve the health of older adults and their communities. Identify key recommendations for the role of public health and public health agencies in improving the health of older adults and their communities. Explain initiatives that are making a difference in states and across the country in improving the health of older adults and their communities.
Keyword(s): Public Health Administration
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Paul Jarris has served as the executive director of ASTHO since June 2006. Prior to his appointment at ASTHO, Jarris served as commissioner of health at the Vermont Department of Health from 2003 to 2006. His achievements included conceiving and implementing the Vermont Blueprint for Health, a statewide public-private partnership to improve health while reforming the stateâs healthcare system.
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.