Older Women’s Health

Barbara Cochrane, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

de Tornyay Endowed Professor for Healthy Aging
Professor, Child, Family and Population Health Nursing
School of Nursing
University of Washington

 Learning Objectives


By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe the contexts of older women’s lives that influence their health.
  • Identify biological and age-related changes that impact healthy aging in women.
  • Discuss considerations for clinical encounters with older women, including recommendations for making lifestyle changes and promoting health.

[From the Winter 2020 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]