Online Program

Vision and Aging (A Collaborative Session with the Aging & Public Health and Vision Care Sections)

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Session Objectives: Describe the results of the National Eye Health Education Program’s comprehensive, multichannel outreach intended for older adults, caregivers, and the media. Describe the association between impairment of visual acuity and domain specific cognitive function in the elderly. Describe the role mild visual impairment plays in self-care behaviors among older adults. Assess the association between state-level Older Americans Act expenditures and diabetes-related outcomes among adults aged 65 years and older.

Just out of sight: Mild visual impairment and its impact on self-care   
Rachel O'Conor, MPH, Julia Yoshino Benavente, MPH, Laura Curtis, MS, Eleanor Small, Molly Davies and Michael Wolf, PhD, MPH
Social services expenditures and diabetes outcomes among older adults   
Erika Rogan, MSc and Elizabeth Bradley, MBA, PhD

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Vision Care, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Disability

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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