In Missouri, limited health literacy affects 1.6 million, with an increasing number of studies linking limited health literacy to poor health.
Lifelong Learning @ UMSL promotes a love of learning and civic engagement for older adults (over 50) as well as organizations and programs that reach out to this demographic. While it serves older adults, it includes intergenerational community development learning, mobilizing and strengthening communities of all ages.
The aim of this symposium is to encourage and promote health insurance literacy and its processes to promote better healthy decisions. Come discuss with specialists in the field how we can be more literate and more involved in promoting this essential area of health care.
A light breakfast and snacks will be served.
For more information, please contact Malaika Horne, PhD, at (314) 516-4749.