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NEW: 90-second spot on the DNR, the Do not Resuscitate request, also known as orange form.

Created in partnership by the Arizona Health Literacy Coalition and the Arizona Caregiver Coalition.


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WORK GROUP: HEALTH LITERACY FOR OLDER ADULTS

We have started a work group interested in health literacy for older adults. We are gathering information about existing resources and initiatives in Arizona. The goal is promote knowledge of health literacy, the importance of health literacy for older adults and all those working with older adults, and to identify who is doing what, sharing information and networking. Visit our resource page or for more information, contact Jutta Ulrich at julrich@cox.net. 

OCTOBER IS HEALTH LITERACY MONTH

Celebrate health literacy month 2018 by learning more about health literacy and why it is important.
​Start here: http://www.healthliteracymonth.org/ You will find a handbook with suggestions on what you or your organization can do. 

Arizona is promoting the importance of health literacy for older adults and anyone caring for an older adult. See our new resource list. 

EVENTS

 Arizona Geriatrics Society Aging & Mental Health Meeting Friday April 6, 2018 in Tucson

Arizona Public Health Association Spring Meeting 2018 in Phoenix April 11, 2018

Arizona Health Care Association (nursing homes) 2018 Conference June 19, 2018 in Scottsdale

Arizona Senior Center Association 2018 Conference July 12, 2018