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.
√ I've researched the health literacy issues for my older adult population.
√ I've planned my project and have some evaluation measures.
√ I understand the issues and concerns of my older adult population.
√ I've made adjustments to address any cognitive, visual, hearing or physical challenges my older adult population faces.
√ I've taken steps to make sure my older adult population can understand and use the information I have developed.
√ I've considered their comfort with technology and online health information.
√ I'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 [120 KB, 3 pages] from the HHS Health Services and Resources Administration (HRSA)
- Page last reviewed: August 22, 2011
- Page last updated: August 22, 2011
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