Health Literacy Among Older Adults by Karen, Dr. Kopera-Frye

By Karen, Dr. Kopera-Frye

The first graduate textual content to deal with wellbeing and fitness literacy within the getting older population

Low healthiness literacy is a serious factor between adults, with over one 3rd discovered to have hassle realizing such uncomplicated info as that came upon on prescription bottles. this can be the 1st graduate textbook to deal with key health and wellbeing literacy matters as they have an effect on the well-being of the getting older inhabitants. Embracing a subject spanning a number of disciplines, it includes a dynamic, multicontextual platforms procedure and contains contributions from well known students and practitioners in gerontology, public wellbeing and fitness, social paintings, nursing, and different similar fields. The textual content emphasizes expanding future health literacy between older adults by utilizing technological instruments and contours, the most up-tp-date learn, and evidence-based courses and practices.

The publication presents expansive insurance of the intersection of know-how and healthiness literacy, highlighting cutting edge techniques and discussing the way to use know-how with resource-limited teams. The textual content supplies certain attention to rural, impoverished, culturally assorted, and lowliteracy elders and offers greatest intervention courses and versions. additionally coated are the coverage implications of courses targeting expanding health and wellbeing literacy and destiny instructions for assembly the fit humans 2020 initiative. Case stories, overview questions, studying goals, and supplemental PowerPoint displays will toughen learning.

Key Features:

  • Provides a different, multidisciplinary survey of the major well-being literacy problems with older adults
  • Focuses on expanding future health literacy around the disciplines
  • Addresses a concern zone of fit humans 2020
  • Incorporates study and perform from gerontology, psychology, public healthiness, social paintings, sociology, medication, and nursing
  • Includes case reports, evaluate questions, studying goals, and PowerPoint slides for helping instructors

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