Established in 2017, the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (ECE) is a program of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston MA. ECE is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration. We provide innovative and culturally competent models of care, interprofessional training and educational resources, and technical assistance to health care professionals in community health centers who provide care to an increasingly vulnerable population: older adults. We are a multi-disciplinary team made up of geriatricians, dental geriatricians behavioral experts, social workers, endocrinologist, nurse practitioners, health policy researchers and quality improvement experts.
Achieving health equity for older adults of all races & socio-economic levels
Improved access to health care
Behavioral and oral health integration
Improved knowledge of self- management of chronic conditions
Connecting and engaging older adults to community / enabling services
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.