Elderly health is one of the most important health issues in most societies that can be prevented by elderly problems through health care education. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of multimedia education on promoting healthy lifestyle of the elderly in Tehran.
This clinical trial study was performed on two groups of thirty elderly people with mean age (63.41 6 6.88) who were members of the elderly focal points of Tehran neighborhoods with moderate to poor lifestyle scores. Intervention group received healthy lifestyle training in old age using multimedia educational software and the control group did not receive any intervention. Three months later, the lifestyle of the two intervention and control groups was again assessed.
There was a statistically significant difference between the two groups in the two groups after the intervention (P <0.001).
Lifestyle education using multimedia educational content is effective in the elderly and due to the importance of healthy lifestyle in preventing the problems of old age and due to the limitations of the elderly for attending healthy lifestyle training classes, The above method can improve the health of the elderly.