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November 30, 2007

Useful material for outreach, especially to seniors

Training Guide from the National Institute on Aging Helps Older Adults Find Health Information Online, November 27, 2007 News Release - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

"Health issues are a vital concern for older adults, and surveys show that most of those who go online search for health and medical information. However, since only 34 percent of people age 65 and older are online, the majority of older adults are missing out on valuable health information. To broaden the numbers of older adults able to search for and find reliable health information online, the National Institute on Aging (NIA) has developed a free training curriculum for those who teach and work with older adults. This Toolkit for Trainers is now available on NIHSeniorHealth.gov, a senior-friendly Web site developed by the NIA and the National Library of Medicine (NLM), components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)."

Posted by janeblum at November 30, 2007 03:05 PM

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