The Resource Health literacy and older adults : reshaping the landscape : proceedings of a workshop, Joe Alper, rapporteur ; Roundtable on Health Literacy, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Health and Medicine Division, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Health literacy and older adults : reshaping the landscape : proceedings of a workshop, Joe Alper, rapporteur ; Roundtable on Health Literacy, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Health and Medicine Division, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

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Health literacy and older adults : reshaping the landscape : proceedings of a workshop
Title
Health literacy and older adults
Title remainder
reshaping the landscape : proceedings of a workshop
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Joe Alper, rapporteur ; Roundtable on Health Literacy, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Health and Medicine Division, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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eng
Summary
"Adults age 65 and older make up the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population. At the same time, the complexity of health care delivery continues to grow, creating challenges that are magnified for older adults, given that age is one of the highest correlates of low health literacy. This creates a shared obligation between health care and the health care team to use the principles, tools, and practices of health literacy so that patients and families of older adults can more easily navigate discussions related to chronic disease, polypharmacy, long-term care, palliative care, insurance complexities, the social determinants of health, and other factors that create challenges for older adults, particularly among underserved populations nationwide. To gain a better understanding of the health communication challenges among older adults and their professional and family caregivers and how those challenges affect the care older adults receive, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Roundtable on Health Literacy convened a 1-day public workshop featuring presentations and discussions that examined the effect of low health literacy on the health of older adults. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop"--Publisher's description
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MMU
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Alper, Joe
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illustrations
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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WA 590
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2018
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  • National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.)
  • Health Literacy and Older Adults: Reshaping the Landscape (Workshop)
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  • Health Literacy
  • Aged
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Health Promotion
  • Professional-Patient Relations
  • Health Communication
  • United States
  • United States
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Health literacy and older adults : reshaping the landscape : proceedings of a workshop, Joe Alper, rapporteur ; Roundtable on Health Literacy, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Health and Medicine Division, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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Publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The personal landscape -- The family and community landscape -- The health system landscape -- Reflecting on the day's presentations
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1059671462
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 84 pages)
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online
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.17226/25188
Other physical details
color illustrations
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remote
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(OCoLC)1059671462
Label
Health literacy and older adults : reshaping the landscape : proceedings of a workshop, Joe Alper, rapporteur ; Roundtable on Health Literacy, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Health and Medicine Division, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The personal landscape -- The family and community landscape -- The health system landscape -- Reflecting on the day's presentations
Control code
1059671462
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 84 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.17226/25188
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1059671462

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