The link to the recording can be found below.
Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information
This "train the trainer" class is designed to help library staff assist their older adult patrons find health information. Discover techniques for helping older adults find health information on the Internet, learn what makes a website older adult friendly; plan library programs on health topics; and explore some recommended health websites for older adults.
- Learn about the health literacy skills and information seeking behavior of older adults.
- Evaluate health information resources based on usability issues that affect older adults.
- Increase skills in database searching for common older adult health issues.
- Utilize data to understand the health status of the library's service area.
This course has been approved by the Medical Library Association for two hours of CE credit (pending approval).
Original Author: Karen Vargas, Evaluation Specialist, NNLM Outreach Evaluation Resource Center. Other materials developed by Brian Leaf, SCR.