Resilient Active Vibrant Elders (RAVE): A Community-Engaged Approach to Designing Health Programming for Urban Elders of Color


Linda Sprague Martinez, PhD,

Assistant Professor, Public Health and Community Medicine, Research Director, Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc. (CCHERS) Summary of Session Goals:

This session will describes a community engaged assessment designed to inform a broader community planning process to improve health and well being among Black and Latino Elders in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. The session provides an overview of the assessment approach and preliminary findings. Challenges and lessons learned are also presented.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to describe an approach to resident engagement in community assessment and research.

Sponsor: N2 PBRN Virtual Training Series (AHRQ, Grant No. 1P30-HS-021667) Date/Time: Monday, April 28th, 2014, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

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