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Health Literacy & Seniors: An Age Friendly Approach

April 25, 2017

Say Ah!, a consumer-led health literacy nonprofit that helps people make good choices about their health and manage their care, is hosting a symposium: "Health Literacy & Seniors: An Age Friendly Approach."

This half day symposium will help health and social service professionals learn more about the impact health literacy has on health outcomes for seniors. It will provide training in health literacy best practices for finding, creating, and evaluating health information materials for people age 60 and older.

The keynote speaker, Christina Zarcadoolas, PhD, is an internationally recognized expert in health literacy and public understanding of health and science. She is the lead author of the critically acclaimed book, Advancing Health Literacy: A Framework for Understanding and Action.

Other confirmed speakers include:

  • Michelle Lynn Burda
  • Christopher Langston, Ph.D.
  • Hextor Pabon, M.S.W.
  • Heather Paladine, M.D., M.Ed.
  • Lauren Schwartz, M.P.H.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Books Library Meeting Room
40 West 20th Street
New York, N.Y. 10011

Learn more and RSVP here