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Older Adults: Simple Steps to Check Your Work

Congratulations! You have taken a thoughtful and systematic approach to communicating with older adults and addressing health literacy barriers. Take one last step and check your work.

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CheckI've researched the health literacy issues for my older adult population.

CheckI've planned my project and have some evaluation measures.

CheckI understand the issues and concerns of my older adult population.

CheckI've made adjustments to address any cognitive, visual, hearing or physical challenges my older adult population faces.

CheckI've taken steps to make sure my older adult population can understand and use the information I have developed.

CheckI've considered their comfort with technology and online health information.

CheckI've included caregivers as an important source of and target for health information.

For more information on checking your work, see the Clear Communication Checklist [PDF - 116KB] from the HHS Health Services and Resources Administration (HRSA)

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