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PACIFIC SOUTHWEST REGION

Express Outreach Award 2009: Diverse Community-Dwelling Elders Seeking Health Information Training

This project will build a collaborative health information training program for elders enrolled in basic computer classes where they are individually coached by high school volunteers. The City of Fremont Senior Center staff and teenage volunteers will be trained in finding multi-lingual health-information resources of MedlinePlus, AHRQ, CDC, RHIN and other Internet sites such as SPIRAL and Healthy Roads Media.

Organization:
Kaiser Permanente
Department:
Hayward
Organization Type:
Hospital
Funded Dates: 
Sunday, November 1, 2009 to Sunday, October 31, 2010
Funding Amount: 
$7,526
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - General Public
Librarians - Health Science
Librarians - Public/Other
Consumers - Patients & Families
Health Professionals - All Types
Other
Population
Rural
Seniors