E-Health for Older People: The Use of Technology in Health Promotion

The present study describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of an e-health program for older persons

Mimi M. Y. Tse; Kim C. Y. Choi; Rincy S.W. Leung

2008

Scholarcy highlights

  • To meet the needs of frail older people and to promote functional longevity, providing health education and disease prevention to the elderly is important
  • The present study describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of an e-health program for older persons
  • Data were collected in weeks 1 and 4 using questionnaires and open-ended questions
  • Thirty older people participated in the study
  • The collaboration of community partners in sponsoring a technology-based e-health program would be an effective way to provide health education to older people

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