Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Examining strategies to build and sustain healthy aging programming collaborativesMary Altpeter
Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Health Educ Behav 41:27S-33S. 2014..But what are the collaborative practices that aging services providers and other stakeholders employ for system change and impact in evidence-based programming for older adults?..
- From evidence to practice: using the RE-AIM framework to adapt the REACHII caregiver intervention to the communityMary Altpeter
Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Dementia (London) 14:104-13. 2015....
- Advancing social workers' responsiveness to health disparities: the case of breast cancer screeningMary Altpeter
University of North Carolina Institute on Aging, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 1030, USA
Health Soc Work 30:221-32. 2005..The findings can help social workers tailor more culturally respectful breast health interventions and have implications for the development of other efforts to eliminate health disparities...
- Evidence-based health practice: knowing and using what works for older adultsMary Altpeter
University of North Carolina Institute on Aging, 720 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Campus Box 1030, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 1030, USA
Home Health Care Serv Q 25:1-11. 2006..The article concludes with a list of resources to help health care providers learn about, plan, and implement evidence-based health interventions and programs...
- Methodological tips for overcoming formative evaluation challenges: the case of the Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease programBritta Schoster
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Health Promot Pract 13:198-203. 2012..The authors describe the challenges they faced and conclude with practical methodological recommendations about managing time and resources, communications with respondents, and accountability systems for organizing triangulated data...
- Adaptation of an Evidence-Based Arthritis Program for Breast Cancer Survivors on Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy Who Experience Joint PainKirsten A Nyrop
Division of Hematology Oncology, CB 7305, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7305 Email
Prev Chronic Dis 12:E91. 2015..Findings resulted in a customized 8-page brochure to supplement existing WWE materials. ..
- Cultivating social work leadership in health promotion and aging: strategies for active aging interventionsVictor W Marshall
Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 1030, USA
Health Soc Work 30:135-44. 2005..Finally, using the example of promoting physical activity as a healthy aging strategy, they detail eight ways that social workers can provide leadership in promoting positive health in later life...
- Increasing use of mammography among older, rural African American women: results from a community trialJo Anne Earp
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, CB 7400, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
Am J Public Health 92:646-54. 2002....
- Evaluation of Tai Chi Program Effectiveness for People with Arthritis in the Community: A Randomized Controlled TrialLeigh F Callahan
Thurston Arthritis Research Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
J Aging Phys Act 24:101-10. 2016..Evaluate effectiveness of the Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program for community participants with arthritis...
- State Fall Prevention Coalitions as Systems Change Agents: An Emphasis on PolicyEllen C Schneider
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Health Promot Pract 17:244-53. 2016..Fall Free® activities included developing the State Policy Toolkit for Advancing Falls Prevention to promote sustainable change by supporting the dissemination and adoption of evidence-based strategies...
- Evaluation of group and self-directed formats of the Arthritis Foundation's Walk With Ease ProgramLeigh F Callahan
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, 3300 Thurston Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1098-107. 2011..To evaluate the effects of a revised 6-week walking program for adults with arthritis, Walk With Ease (WWE), delivered in 2 formats, instructor-led group or self-directed...
- An innovative approach for building health promotion program capacity: a generic volunteer training curriculumEllen C Schneider
Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 1030, 720 Martin Luther King, Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 1030, USA
Gerontologist 47:398-403. 2007..We also considered additional material that could augment common core content topics...
- Feasibility and promise of a 6-week program to encourage physical activity and reduce joint symptoms among elderly breast cancer survivors on aromatase inhibitor therapyKirsten A Nyrop
Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
J Geriatr Oncol 5:148-55. 2014..This feasibility study investigates a 6-week self-directed walking program in a sample of elderly female breast cancer survivors on AIs reporting joint pain...
- Using the RE-AIM framework to translate a research-based falls prevention intervention into a community-based program: lessons learnedTiffany E Shubert
UNC Chapel Hill Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 1030, USA
J Safety Res 42:509-16. 2011....
- Arthritis: the public health partnerships for improving healthDenise G Brewster
Physical Activity and Nutrition Branch, Chronic Disease Section, NC Division of Public Health, USA
N C Med J 68:422-4. 2007
- The Prevention Research Centers Healthy Aging Research NetworkJason E Lang
Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A17. 2006....