Project Summary

The project is intended to promote self-management for the health of older adults. Interdisciplinary teams will work together to create novel solutions for improving the quality of life and independence for older adults, with a specific emphasis on populations with health disparities. Activities to be undertaken include the following:

  1. Create the Elder Stakeholder Advisory Board.
  2. Develop understanding of patient-centered research to address health disparities.
  3. Ascertain and prioritize the research interests of stakeholder groups.
  4. Identify and engage researchers whose expertise matches those interests and priorities.
  5. Devote time to activities to develop relationships and partnerships based on mutual respect and trust.
  6. Develop elders’ familiarity with technology and introduce health-promoting technology.
  7. Identify potential projects that come of out of this process.
  8. Establish sustained collaborative research partnerships.

Project Information

Elmer Freeman, MSW
Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc.

Key Dates

12 months


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Last updated: November 10, 2022