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Healthy Aging: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information

Did you know that the 65+ population will outnumber children for the first time in history by 2020? Given the rapid growth of this demographic, this "train the trainer" class is designed to help librarians assist their older adult patrons find health information. Discover techniques for teaching older adults to use computers and to find health information on the Internet; learn about usability and accessibility issues that impact older adults; brainstorm library programs on senior health topics; and find out about some recommended health websites for older adults.

This class is also eligible for 2 hour of MLA Continuing Education credit that can be counted toward the Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS). Make sure to register below to receive login information on the day of the session!

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