Achieving and Sustaining Behavior Change to Benefit Older Adults | December 6-7, 2018 Workshop


  • Workshop Agenda
  • Welcome, Overview, and Goals of the Workshop - Stephen Krichevsky, PhD (Slides)
  • Current Behavior Change Theories - Jack Rejeski, PhD (Slides)
  • The Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) Program - Donald Edmondson, PhD (Recording) (Slides)
  • Stages of Intervention Development - Lisa Onken, PhD (Recording) (Slides)

Topic 1: Examples of Interventions to Change Behavior to Benefit Older Adults

  • Changing multiple behaviors: The Pointer Study to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease - Jeffrey Katula, PhD (Slides)
  • Art-based interventions - Julene Johnson, PhD (Recording) (Slides)
  • The STRIDE Study: A pragmatic cluster randomized trial - Nancy Latham, PhD (Recording) (Slides)

Topic 2: Individual Level Determinants of Achieving and Sustaining Behavior Change

Topic 3: Contextual Determinants of Achieving and Sustaining Behavior Change

  • The Impact of Social Networks - Toni Antonucci, PhD (Slides)
  • The Impact of Physical Environment - Kathleen Cagney, PhD (Recording) (Slides)
  • Race/Ethnicity as they Affect Health-related Behaviors - Carl Hill, PhD, MPH (Recording) (Slides)

Topic 4: The Role of mHealth Tools

Topic 5: The Health System's Role in Improving the Health of Older Adults

  • Strategies to Improve Medication Adherence - Donald Edmondson, PhD (Recording) (Slides)
  • Changing the Health System to Improve the Health of Older Patients - Janet Bettger, ScD, FAHA (Slides)
  • Incentives as a Policy Tool to Shape System Behavior - Cheryl Damberg, PhD (Slides)
  • Building an Age-Friendly Health System - Jane Carmody, DNP, MBA, RN (Recording) (Slides)