May 29, 2013
Program Result Report
From 2010 to 2013, Sickness Prevention Achieved through Regional Collaboration (SPARC) worked with public health groups and design firms to plan 5over50, which will seek to spur older adults to tap five key preventive health services.
September 1, 2004
Lower respiratory infection (LRI) is the leading cause of hospitalization for many nursing home residents. However, hospitalization under these circumstances can be costly and the benefits to the patient have not been widely studied. This study comp ...
January 15, 2008
Vote & Vax is a winning strategy for health care providers and their communities, providing vaccines to protect vulnerable populations against the flu. About half of adults 50 years of age and older fail to receive their annual flu vaccination. Since this population is also more likely to vote than any other group, several local health agencies have taken advantage of this opportunity to offer flu vaccinations at polling sites on Election Day, smack dab in the middle of flu shot season.