Evaluation of a peer-education program on heart disease prevention with older adults.

@article{Rose1992EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a peer-education program on heart disease prevention with older adults.},
  author={Mary Annette Rose},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  year={1992},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={242-7}
}
This investigation evaluated the effect of a peer-education program on preventing cardiovascular disease in older persons. Peer leaders at two urban senior housing residences were provided with training on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, strategies to reduce the risk factors, and communication skills. Baseline and follow-up data were collected… CONTINUE READING