Date of Graduation

Spring 5-16-2019

Document Type

Project/Capstone

Degree Name

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

College/School

School of Nursing and Health Professions

First Advisor

Francine Serafin-Dickson, DNP, MBA, BSN, CNL

Abstract

In 2016 the Sequoia Health Care partnering with Peninsula Family Services developed a non-profit and free program called 70 Strong. It is a personal resource guide for the 60 and above client base for activities and services from Redwood City to Foster City to encourage independence amongst the older population. It includes a wide array of categories, such as fitness and social activities, volunteer opportunities, transportation, enrichment, and support groups. This is not an acute healthcare provider; however, it is a primary prevention effort by Sequoia Healthcare District to increase wellness among the older population in the county. The purpose and mission of 70 Strong to improve quality of life and increase positive outcomes amongst the older adults living independently in the community and to make sure these individuals remain independent as long as possible. Within this frame, the quality improvement project was developed as a primary prevention efforts to reiterate importance of the work produced by 70 Strong program.

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