Registration is now open for the 2016 MEDLI Spring Meeting!
2016 MEDLI Spring Meeting
Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information
Thursday, March 31, 2015
Farmingdale State College, Greenley Library
Join us for this “train the trainer” class, which is designed to help librarians assist their older adult patrons find health information. Discover techniques for teaching older adults to use computers and to find health information on the Internet, learn what makes a website senior-friendly; plan library programs on senior health topics; and find out about some recommended health websites for older adults.
- Learn about the reasons it is important to better assist their older patrons.
- Be able to evaluate health information resources based on usability issues that affect older adults.
- Learn and practice techniques for teaching older adults to look for health information on the Internet.
- Be able to research health information for older adults on online resources from the National Institutes of Health and other recommended websites.
Presented by: Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR)
Fee: $10 All
MEDLI Members/ $25 Non-members*
*Get a FREE MEDLI membership (good till June 2017) when you register for this program.