Diabetes Management and Oral Health Among Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness
Promising and Evidence-Based Practices for Health Centers in Diabetes Management and Oral Care
Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations, Clinical Issues, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)
Resource Subtopic: Diabetes, Oral Health, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Population Health , Health Equity.
Keywords: Older Adults (Elders/Elderly), Persons Experiencing Homelessness.
Year Developed: 2020
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Enabling Staff
National Center for Equitable Care for Elders
(See other resources developed by this organization).
In collaboration with
Corporation for Supportive Housing.
Resource Summary: This webinar addressed the burden of diabetes among older adults who have experienced homelessness and the burden of periodontal disease among this population; the role of supportive housing as a key social determinant in improving health outcomes, including connections to quality dental care; and promising and evidence-based practices aimed at improving overall dentition among older adults with diabetes who are homeless or formerly homeless.