Health literacy supports active aging


  • Johanna Eronen Gerontologian tutkimuskeskus, liikuntatieteellinen tiedekunta, Jyväskylän yliopisto
  • Leena Paakkari Jyväskylän yliopisto
  • Erja Portegijs Jyväskylän yliopisto
  • Milla Saajanaho Jyväskylän yliopisto
  • Taina Rantanen Jyväskylän yliopisto



gerontology [], health promotion [], comorbidity []


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Eronen, J., Paakkari, L., Portegijs, E., Saajanaho, . M., & Rantanen, T. (2020). Health literacy supports active aging. Informaatiotutkimus, 39(2–3), 60–63.



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