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Effects of Oral Health Promotion Program on Oral Function in the Elderly (구강건강증진프로그램이 노인의 구강건강에 미치는 영향)

  • Jang, Jung-Yoo;Lee, Duck-Hee
    • The Korean Journal of Health Service Management
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    • v.10 no.4
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    • pp.141-151
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    • 2016
  • Objectives : The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of an oral health promotion program. And suggest that education on oral health should be given by a professional. Methods : Sixty-four people over the age of 65 years were selected from three elderly care facility located in Gyeongsangbuk-do, A city. From June 7 to August 19, 2016, an oral health promotion program was given to two experimental groups (N=21 and 20) for a total of eight times. One program was conducted by a professional and the other by a non-professional although both were considered experts. Additionally, a control group(N=23) was a observed. Results : While both experimental groups showed a positive change from the oral health promotion program, the experimental group that was given the oral health promotion program by a professional showed more positive changes in oral cavity function. Conclusions : By using professionals, it is possible to provide a health promotion program that actively monitors the oral cavity of the elderly as well as provide elderly care services for oral hygiene. Appropriate elderly health policies and oral health business model for elderly are needed.

A Review of Health Promotion Program for the Elderly (국외의 노인 건강증진 프로그램 분석 연구)

  • Gu, Mee-Ock
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing
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    • v.30 no.4
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    • pp.932-947
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    • 2000
  • The purpose of this study was to suggest directions for developing a Health Promotion Program for the elderly in Korea for the future. For this, twenty previously developed & implemented health promotion programs were reviewed and analyzed in terms of target population of the program, components of the program, measurement variables for effects of program, the effects of the program. The results were as follows. 1. Most of the target populations were older adults living independently in the community. 2. Components of the program were health education, health assessment and counseling and exercise program. - Health education was done in most of programs. The topics of health education that were often included in the programs were life style changes, medical knowledge, independent living, the concept of health promotion and changes related to aging. - In health assessment and counseling, health professionals discovered their health problems through health assessment or health risk appraisal. Then they developed health recommendations on each health problem and encouraged the elderly to implement the recommendations. 3. Variables measuring the direct effects of the program were health behavior, knowledge, attitude, skill, use of medical/health reference book. Variables measuring the indirect effects, biometric outcome, health status, functional status, medical service utilization, medical cost and wellbeing. 4. The analysis showed that health education was effective for changing health behaviors, improving knowledge, skill and attitude in the elderly. Those results were suggested to be used as guidelines for developing a health promotion program for the elderly in Korea for the future.

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The Effects of an Elderly Health Promotion Program on Health Promotion Lifestyles, Health Status and Quality of Life in the Elderly (노인 건강증진대학 프로그램이 노인의 건강증진행위, 건강상태 및 삶의 질에 미치는 효과)

  • Park Jeong Sook
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing
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    • v.34 no.7
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    • pp.1194-1204
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    • 2004
  • Purpose: The purpose of this research was to identify the effect of an elderly health promotion program on health promotion lifestyles, health status, and quality of life in the elderly. Method: The research design was a nonequivalent control group pre post experimental design. Thirty two elderly persons were in the experimental group and the other thirty two elderly were in the control group. A 16 week health promotion program was given to the experimental group. The measurement tools were HPLP II, grip strength, back lift strength, flexibility, body fat percentile, blood sugar, serum cholesterol, and quality of life. Result: The experimental group showed a higer score of health promoting lifestyles, flexibility, grip strength, back lift strength, and quality of life. There were no differences in body fat percentiles, blood sugar and serum cholesterol between the experimental and control group. Conclusion: This health promotion program for elderly can be recommended as an effective nursing intervention for elderly in a community.

Development of the Tailored Health Promotion Program for Rural Elderly: Based on the PRECEDE Model (농촌형 노인 건강증진프로그램 개발 연구: PRECEDE 모형을 중심으로)

  • Oh, Yun-Jung;Park, Jeong-Sook
    • Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion
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    • v.22 no.4
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    • pp.179-202
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    • 2005
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop the health promotion program for rural elderly through PRECEDE process. Method: The health promotion program was developed based on the preliminary diagnosis. The data collection was performed from March 10th to April 9th, 2003. The subjects were selected at Mari Myun, Geochang Gun, in Korea. The preliminary diagnosis was examined with the 115 elders. Data was analyzed by descriptive statistics and Cronbach's n test with SPSS/Win 10.0 program. Results: The health promotion program was developed based on diagnostic result using PRECEDE model. The developed program was corrected and revised with the advices from 6 experts. The final program included health responsibility(cancer prevention and early detection, hygienic, false teeth management no smoking and moderation in drink, and chronic disease prevention and management), physical activity(6 kinds of exercise), nutrition(low sodium diet calcium intake, and right eating habit), spiritual growth(spiritual demand and death preparation teaching), interpersonal relations(relationship with couple, children, grandchildren, neighborhood), and stress management(sports dance, foot massage, positive thought, and song class). Conclusion: I propose that it is necessary to identity the effect of health promotion program for rural elderly. And strategy development that can spread the health promotion program elderly is needed.

The Effects of a Health Promotion Program in Rural Elderly on Health Promotion Lifestyle and Health Status (농촌형 노인 건강증진프로그램이 건강증진행위와 건강상태에 미치는 효과)

  • Park, Jeong-Sook;Oh, Yun-Jung
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing
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    • v.35 no.5
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    • pp.943-954
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    • 2005
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identity the effects of a health promotion program for rural elderly on health promotion lifestyle and health status. Method: The study was a nonequivalent control group pre-post experimental design. Data collection was performed from April 12th, 2003 to August 2nd, 2003. The subjects were selected at Mari Myun Geochang Gun in Korea. 44 elders were in the experimental group and 45 elders were in the control group. The 16-week health promotion program was given to the experimental group. Data was analyzed by descriptive statistics, $x^2$-test, t-test, and ANCOV A test with SPSS/Win 10.0 program. Result: The experimental group showed higher scores of a health promotion lifestyle and perceived health status than the control group. In addition, systolic BP, heart rate, body fat and glucose of the experimental group were lower than the control group. Waist flexibility, left hand grip power, back strength and leg strength of the experimental group were higher than the control group. However, there were no significant differences in diastolic BP, total cholesterol and right hand grip power between the two groups. Conclusion: This health promotion program for rural elderly can be recommended as an effective nursing intervention in rural communities.

The Effect of Health Promotion Program for Frail Elderly Residents on Health Promoting Behavior and Health Status (허약노인을 위한 건강증진 프로그램이 허약노인의 건강증진행위와 건강상태에 미치는 효과)

  • Kwon, Sang Min;Park, Jeong Sook
    • Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
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    • v.25 no.2
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    • pp.194-206
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    • 2013
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop a health promotion program for frail elderly nursing home residents, and to analyze the effects of the program. Methods: The research was a nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design. Data collection was performed from February 26, 2012, to April 26, 2012. The subjects were 28 residents for the experimental group, who were selected at A nursing home, D city, in Korea and 27 residents for the control group, who were selected at B nursing home. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, ${\chi}^2$-test, independent t-test, ANCOVA and Cronbach's ${\alpha}$ with SPSS/Win 17.0 program. Results: There was a significant improvement in health promoting behaviors (F=64.26, p<.001), Lt. Grip strength (F=39.76, p<.001), Rt. Grip strength (F=38.06, p<.001), Static balance (F=3.98, p=.050), TUG (F=18.60, p<.001), oral status (F=26.75, p<.001), depression (F=18.79, p<.001), and subjective health status (F=10.75, p<.002) in the treatment group compared to the comparison group. Conclusion: The health promotion program improved the health promoting behavior, physical fitness, oral status, depression, and subjective health status of the frail elderly nursing home residents. Therefore, health promotion programs for frail elderly nursing home residents could be helpful.

A Case Study on Development of Health Promotion through Exercise Program in Urban Health Center in the Elderly (노인을 대상으로 실시한 보건소의 건강증진 '운동프로그램' 적용사례 연구)

  • You Soo Ok;Park Myung Soon
    • Journal of Korean Public Health Nursing
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    • v.8 no.1
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    • pp.19-29
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    • 1994
  • The purpose of this case study is to apply for the elderly development of health promotion through exercise program in urban health center. The subject of the case study was 20 elder women of volunteer in district aged house. Performance of exercise case program took for 14 minute in once, weekly, enforced 7 times from Oct. 1 to Nov. 26. The result was appeared improvement physical health status and self-satisfaction after the exercise program. In conclusion, this case study indicates that exercise program for the elderly could be effective in health promotion and this program could lead to health promotion service in urban health center.

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The Effect of Health Promotion Program on Self Efficacy, Health Problems, Farmers Syndrome and Quality of Life of the Rural Elderly (노인 건강증진프로그램이 농촌 노인의 자기효능감, 건강문제, 농부증 및 삶의 질에 미치는 효과)

  • Park, Jeong Sook;Oh, Yun Jung
    • Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
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    • v.18 no.1
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    • pp.10-21
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    • 2006
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identity the effects of a health promotion program for rural elderly people on self efficacy, health problems, farmers syndrome and quality of life. Method: The study was a nonequivalent control group pre-post experimental design. The data collection was performed from April 12th, 2003 to August 2nd, 2003. The subjects were selected at Mari Myun Geochang Gun in Korea. Fortyfour elders were included in the experimental group and 45 elders were included in the control group. The 16-week health promotion program was given to the experimental group. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, $X^2-test$, t-test, paired t-test with SPSS/Win 10.0 program. Result: The experimental group showed a lower scores of health problems and farmers syndrome than the control group, and higher scores of quality of life than the control group. There were no significant differences in self efficacy. Conclusion: From the above results, it can be concluded that the health promotion program for rural elderly is an effective intervention for improving the rural elderly's quality of life and reducing health problems and farmer's syndrome. Therefore, development of strategy that can spread the health promotion program for rural elderly to the elderly of other rural areas are needed.

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Experiences of the Elderly with Chronic Diseases in a Health Management Program (만성질환 노인의 건강관리 프로그램 참여 경험)

  • Kim, Jeong-Soo
    • Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion
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    • v.28 no.3
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    • pp.17-29
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    • 2011
  • Objectives: This study was to explore how elderly with chronic disease in a health management program managed their health and to describe their health management strategies. Methods: The data were collected through in-depth interviews, with a purposeful sample of twelve in an urban community. The collected information was analyzed through grounded theory approaches by Strauss and Corbin. Results: Though open coding process, 35 concepts, 17 subcategories, 8 categories were identified. As for the participation experience process, four stages had surfaced, namely, 'Perception of chronic disease', 'Concerned about health', 'Developing life pattern', 'Restoring health'. These processes were within 'Restoring Health Equilibrium', core category. Consequently, the participants revealed in restoring relationship-oriented life and settling in family-focused life. Conclusions: These findings have implications for the understanding of health promotion for the elderly with chronic diseases and contributing to make a basic data for developing elderly health management program.

Health Promoting Lifestyle and Need assessment of Health Promotion Program for the Rural Elderly (농촌노인의 건강증진 생활양식과 건강증진프로그램 요구도에 관한 연구)

  • Park, Jeong-Sook;Oh, Yun-Jung
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing
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    • v.15 no.1
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    • pp.5-17
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    • 2004
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify the health promoting lifestyle and need assessment of a health promotion program. and to develop a health promotion program for rural elderly. Method: The subjects of the study were 366 adults chosen from 24 villages located in Geochang Gun, Korea. Data sampling used a quota sampling method. Analysis of the data was done by using descriptive statistics, t test, ANOVA and the Scheffe test with SPSS. Results: 1) The average score of performance in the health promoting lifestyle was 1.85. In the subscales, the highest degree of performance was 'nutrition', followed by 'interpersonal relationships', 'health responsibility', 'stress management', 'spiritual growth', and the lowest degree of performance was 'physical activity'. 2) Health promoting lifestyles were significantly correlated with such demographic variables as age (F=2.684, p=.047), education (F=10.989, p=.000), monthly pocket money (F=3.516, p=.008), religion (F=7.160, p=.000), current health status F=3.375, p=.035), health education (t=2.476, p=.014). 3) Health promoting lifestyles were significantly correlated with such life style pattern variables as milk drinking (F=3.767, p=0.035), hobbies (t=3.072, p=0.002), exercise (t=7.186, p=0.000). 4) There is a high level of need for the need assesment of the health promotion program for the elderly in the rural area. Conclusion: With the above findings. I propose that it is necessary to understand a health promoting lifestyle and need assessment for a health promotion program, and to develop a health promotion program considering regional and environmental elements.

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