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HeLP MN Seniors: An Evidence‐Based Health Literacy Program [Poster Presentation: Medical Library Association Conference]
Beschnett, Anne; Aspinall, Erinn; Ellwood, Alisha; Brasure, Michelle; Koppa, Pat; Rieke, Judy; Wolter, Gin; Watson, Linda (2010)
 

Title 
HeLP MN Seniors: An Evidence‐Based Health Literacy Program [Poster Presentation: Medical Library Association Conference]

Issue Date
2010-12-07

Type
Conference Paper

Abstract
The paper presentation, “HeLP MN Seniors: An Evidence‐Based Health Literacy Program,” was accepted for presentation at the Medical Library Association Conference (May 21-26, 2010).

Description
The Health Literacy Program for Minnesota Seniors (HeLP MN Seniors) is a joint project between the University of Minnesota’s Health Sciences Libraries and the Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership. Through the work of a multi-disciplinary team of health sciences librarians, health literacy specialists, public health professionals, and senior care specialists, HeLP MN Seniors has worked to create an evidence-based workshop program to build capacity and enhance efforts to improve the health literacy status of older adults. The workshops serve as a model health literacy program for seniors that is available for use by others interested in improving health outcomes through health literacy initiatives.

Sponsorship
National Library of Medicine National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region (contract number N01-LM-6-3503). Period of performance: April 1, 2009 - February 28, 2011.

Suggested Citation
Beschnett, Anne; Aspinall, Erinn; Ellwood, Alisha; Brasure, Michelle; Koppa, Pat; Rieke, Judy; Wolter, Gin; Watson, Linda. (2010). HeLP MN Seniors: An Evidence‐Based Health Literacy Program [Poster Presentation: Medical Library Association Conference]. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://purl.umn.edu/97582.


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