Keep on track: a volunteer-run community-based intervention to lower blood pressure in older adults.

@article{Truncali2010KeepOT,
  title={Keep on track: a volunteer-run community-based intervention to lower blood pressure in older adults.},
  author={Andrea Truncali and Tamara Dumanovsky and Harriet Stollman and Sonia Y. Angell},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={58 6},
  pages={1177-83}
}
Uncontrolled hypertension in older adults is a common yet preventable threat to healthy aging. Improvements in blood pressure (BP) control and related health outcomes require innovative approaches that reach beyond the clinical environment. Keep on Track (KOT), a volunteer-run, community-based BP-monitoring program that aims to lower BP of community-dwelling older adults through senior center programming, is described and evaluated. KOT is based on a New York City (NYC) Department for the Aging… CONTINUE READING

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