Changing the Way We Talk with Elders: Promoting Health Using the Communication Enhancement Model

  title={Changing the Way We Talk with Elders: Promoting Health Using the Communication Enhancement Model},
  author={Ellen Ryan and Sheree D. Meredith and Michael J. Maclean and Joseph B. Orange},
  journal={The International Journal of Aging and Human Development},
  pages={107 - 89}
Good communication is an essential component of optimal delivery of health care and health promotion efforts. [] Key Method Applications of the Communication Enhancement Model are discussed for two high-risk groups (elders from ethnocultural communities and elders with dementia) to show how it can function as a guide for the development and evaluation of educational interventions with health and social professionals working with elders.

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