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Department of Public Health
Office of Women's Health
3400 Aerojet Avenue, Third Floor
El Monte, CA 91731
Phone: (626) 569-3850
Fax: (626) 288-9335
Email: owh@ph.lacounty.gov
HEALTHY AGING FOR WOMEN: A Spotlight On Evidence-Based Programs For Women As They Age    

Presentations from the May 2, 2012 Community Dialogue

Increasing disease rates, limited funding, and the ever-growing scientific basis for intervention demand the use of proven strategies to improve population health. Below are presentations of evidence-based health promotion programs from the community dialogue.
 

Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs: A Bright Future for Effective Service Delivery
        Janet Frank, DrPH - Associate Director
        UCLA Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Program 

California’s Evidence-Based Initiative
        June Simmons, MSW - Founding President & CEO
        Partners in Care Foundation 

Preparing for the Future of Aging Women in Los Angeles
        Evidence-based Programs
        Cynthia Banks - Director
        Los Angeles County Community and Senior Services 

        Laura Trejo, MSG, MPA - General Manager
        City of Los Angeles Department of Aging and Family Services 

 

Panel Discussion: Evidence-Based Physical Health Programs
Moderator: Cynthia Banks - Director, Los Angeles County Community and Senior Services 

        Chronic Disease Self Management: Healthier Living Program
        Natalie Zappella, MSW, MUP - Program Manager
        Health Innovation Programs, Partners in Care Foundation 

        Physical Activity: Walk with Ease
        Mireya A. Chaffe - Senior Program Director
        Arthritis Foundation at Pacific Region, Los Angeles Office 

        Preventing Falls One Step at a Time
        Emily Nabors, MSG - Program Coordinator/Evaluator
        USC Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

 

Panel Discussion: Evidence-Based Psychosocial Health Programs
Moderator: Laura Trejo, MSG, MPA - General Manager, City of Los Angeles Department of Aging and Family Services 

        Caregiving: giving: Powerful Tools for Caregivers
        Donna Benton, PhD - Director
        Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center 

        Emotional Health: PEARLS
        Theion Perkins, RN - Program Head, GENESIS
        Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Older Adult System of Care 

        Community Engagement & Volunteerism: A Promising Practice
        Lisa Santora, MD, MPH - Chief Medical Officer
        Beach Cities Health District 

Capacity Building & Implementation
        June Simmons, MSW - Founding President & CEO
        Partners in Care Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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