Boost Box Schedule
When: Held 2nd Tuesday of each month / Noon - 1 pm / Archives
- MAR now offers 1 MLA Continuing Education (CE) credit per Boost Box session
- Details are provided at the end of each session
Active for Life: Healthy Programming Resources for Seniors / March 10, 2015
Presenter: Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM MAR
Description: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the growth in the number and percentage of older adults is unparalleled in the history of the U.S. As a result, libraries, as well as community and faith-based organizations, are seeing an increase in the number of elderly they assist. This session will provide an overview of freely available and reliable health information resources for use with seniors focusing on health topics. Examples of how the National Library of Medicine, and other reputable materials can be incorporated into healthy programming for seniors will also be discussed. Find out where to locate free publications, agencies, and even a ready-made presentation toolkit for an older adult health program.