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 Department: Applied Gerontology
 Resource Type: Presentation
 Collection: UNT Scholarly Works
Smoking, Secondhand Smoke, And Quitting: A Cessation Program

Smoking, Secondhand Smoke, And Quitting: A Cessation Program

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Settegast, Brandi & Eve, Susan Brown
Description: This presentation discusses a research study using an education program designed to teach young women about the health effects of smoking, secondhand smoke, and the benefits of quitting.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Language as a Barrier to Access to Healthcare among Vietnamese Immigrants in Tarrant County

Language as a Barrier to Access to Healthcare among Vietnamese Immigrants in Tarrant County

Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Kamrudin, Afshan & Eve, Susan Brown
Description: This presentation discusses a research study on language barriers and their effect on healthcare among Vietnamese immigrants in Tarrant County. The purpose of the study is to examine the disparity in access to healthcare between Vietnamese patients who speak English and those who do not, and to examine and compare predictors of use of healthcare services among Vietnamese patients who speak English and those who do not.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Improving Public Library Services for Senior Citizens

Improving Public Library Services for Senior Citizens

Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Nix, Rita J. & Swan, James H.
Description: This presentation discusses research on improving public library services for senior citizens. The goal of this research is to create more awareness for the public of the services available to them and create awareness of future needs due to the increased aging population.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Get Up and Move: Independence and Maneuverability Related to Regular Exercise among Non-institutionalized Elderly Adults [Presentation]

Get Up and Move: Independence and Maneuverability Related to Regular Exercise among Non-institutionalized Elderly Adults [Presentation]

Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Soltau, Heather & Swan, James H.
Description: This presentation discusses a study on independence and maneuverability related to regular exercise among non-institutionalized elderly adults. The results of this study could be helpful in discerning which adults would benefit from exercise intervention and if there are any health benefits from regular exercise.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College