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Collection of Promising Practices on Health Center and Housing Partnerships (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: NCHPH has catalogued promising practices on health center and housing partnerships that were identified during T/TA activities. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health Lessons Learned, Challenges, and Barriers: A Resource for Health Centers, Vol. 2 (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), Health Outreach Partners (HOP), MHP Salud, and National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), four HRSA-funded National Training and Technical Assistance Partner organizations, released a report on lessons learned, challenges, barriers, and impact stories shared from the (4) sessions of the “Screening Methods and Strategies for Using Data on Outreach and Enabling Services to Address Social Determinants of Health” Learning Collaborative. This Learning Collaborative explored strategies to screen special and vulnerable populations for social determinants of health (SDOH) and successfully utilize data to build effective practices to begin addressing SDOH through outreach and enabling services. With these lessons learned, AAPCHO, HOP, MHP Salud, and NHCHC will continue this work with a webinar and successive learning collaborative in 2022-2023. More Details...

Body Image, Perception, and Health Support for Older LGBTQIA+ Adults (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center and the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (NCECE) webinar will examine the relationship between body image, perception, and healthy movement for overall health and diabetes prevention, particularly for older LGBTQIA+ adults. Expert panelists will present approaches for supporting LGBTQIA+ patients with their health goals as they age, provide strategies for developing LGBTQIA+ and body-affirming and inclusive environments for older adults, and share best practices for connecting older LGBTQIA+ patients to appropriate and affirming services aimed at improving health outcomes. More Details...

Diabetes Management and Oral Health (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The harsh working conditions can place MSAWs at higher risk for health complications as they are most likely to skip meals and take medication at prescribed times when working long shifts.1 Besides lack of health insurance, linguistic barriers, and lack of time for general medical care, MSAWs face a lack of dental insurance and dental care, which can lead to deteriorating oral health. Dental disease is one of the most common and preventable diseases but is not always the priority of patients managing diabetes More Details...

Providing Diabetes Control Education and Management: Guide for Community Health Workers (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource provides educational prevention tools that Community Health Workers (CHWs) can use and share with Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers and other vulnerable populations to reduce diabetic health complications. There are several downloadable resources available to guide CHWs on risk factors and prevention methods in oral, eye, and foot health complications, which are commonly linked to diabetes. More Details...

Proporcionando educación y manejo para el control de la diabetes: Guía para Promotores de Salud (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Este recurso proporciona herramientas educativas de prevención que los Promotores y las Promotoras de salud (CHWs) pueden usar y compartir con los trabajadores agrícolas migratorios estacionales y otras poblaciones vulnerables para reducir las complicaciones de la salud diabética. Hay varios recursos descargables disponibles para guiar a los CHW en factores de riesgo y métodos de prevención en complicaciones de salud oral, ocular y de pie, que están comúnmente relacionados con la diabetes. More Details...

Health Literacy and COVID-19: Approaches to Patient Communication (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource will review lessons learned about health communication during the pandemic and share strategies to address low literacy in under-resourced patient populations, including agricultural workers and older adults. Understanding how health literacy impacts health outcomes is crucial for health centers to provide accurate health information that is easy to understand, both verbally and through patient education materials. More Details...

Exercising as You Age: A Resource for Older Adult Patients (2022). Resource Type: Publication . Description: A patient-facing handout focused on practical guidance around physical activity for community-dwelling older adults, particularly those with physical or financial limitations that impact their ability to utilize a gym membership or personal training. This double-sided resource page includes messaging to promote self-efficacy in older adults currently not engaging in consistent physical activity and emphasizes the value of moderate intensity aerobic and muscle strengthening exercises. More Details...

Improving Behavioral Health Screening & Access to Treatment for Veterans in Community Care: Phase II: Improving Behavioral Health Screening & Access to Treatment for Veterans in Community Care (2022). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit describes a partnership between the Iowa Primary Care Association (Iowa PCA), Community Health Centers of Southeastern Iowa (CHC/SEIA), and the VA Office of Rural Health (ORH) Veterans Rural Health Resource Center-Iowa City (VRHRC-IC). These partners came together with the goal of establishing mechanisms to ensure veterans seeking care at all CHC/SEIA locations could be systematically identified, screened for behavioral health issues, and engaged in healthcare guided by their choice to remain in the community or engage in a VA care setting. More Details...

The Role of Family Caregivers in Identifying & Addressing Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Community-dwelling older adults are particularly vulnerable to the harmful effects of opioids or alcohol but are often overlooked and undertreated for substance use disorders (SUD). This webinar will discuss approaches for supporting caregivers to recognize and respond to issues of substance misuse with their older adult family members. More Details...

Lessons Learned: COVID-19 Health Literacy in Special & Vulnerable Populations (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: There are a variety of social determinants of health (SDOH) factors that may negatively influence the ability of special & vulnerable populations to understand and make appropriate health decisions, which can put them at higher risk for hospitalization and poorer health outcomes. This webinar will discuss lessons learned related to addressing low levels of health literacy and the spread of misinformation about COVID-19, and how health centers that serve farmworker families and community-dwelling older adults can effectively support patient healthcare engagement. This activity will be co-facilitated with the National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH). More Details...

Supporting Older LGBTQIA+ Adults during COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Participants of this webinar will discover strategies for engaging internal and community resources for supporting older LGBTQIA+ patients during a pandemic. Facilitators from The LGBTQIA+ Aging Project will discuss methods for connecting with communities, and best practices for attending to the mental health and social determinants of health needs of LGBTQIA+ older adults during COVID-19. More Details...

When Loneliness Remains: Supporting the Social Needs of Older Adults Beyond the Pandemic (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic greatly increased public awareness of the detrimental effect of social isolation and loneliness—especially for community-dwelling older adults. This webinar will show participants some traditional and innovative approaches to engage and support older patients who are most likely to remain at risk during the Nation’s recovery from the COVID-driven public health crisis. More Details...

Housing, Health, and LGBTQIA+ Older Adults (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication provides health centers with promising practices for supporting LGBTQIA+ older adults with their housing and related health care needs, including screening for homelessness and housing, supporting aging in place, providing affirming referrals for housing and supportive services, and offering inclusive health care environments. More Details...

Supporting Family Caregivers to Provide Oral Palliative Care for Older Adults (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Management of and treatment for cancer and other serious illness may negatively impact the oral health of older adult patients, but severe complications can be better controlled through early palliative care interventions. This webinar will discuss the role of family caregivers in the assessment of oral health concerns in seriously ill patients and at-home symptom management. More Details...

Community-Based Provided Models for PACE (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar is the third in a series that discusses the PACE program. This session goes into greater detail about the program and partnership opportunities. More Details...

Collecting Standardized Data on Social Determinants of Health to Address Structural Racism, Drive Health Equity, and Respond to COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication will present key findings from a national assessment of training and technical assistance (T/TA) strategies for supporting community health centers in systematically implementing patient-level SDOH screening and data standards, documenting findings in clinical records, and developing strategies to address SDOH risk factors and needs at the patient and population levels. More Details...

Healthcare for LGBTQIA+ Older Adults (2021). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: This module provides an overview of the unique medical, behavioral health, and social service needs of LGBTQIA+ older adults, as well as strategies to address these needs. More Details...

Understanding and Applying SDOH Screening Data to Address Barriers to Health: Webinar (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Health centers provide high-quality primary and preventive care to diverse populations in special and vulnerable populations in underserved communities. Health centers also provide a host of enabling services – non-clinical services that aim to increase access to health care and improve population health outcomes. The ability to track and evaluate these services is an important tool for health centers to demonstrate their value in addressing patients’ social determinants of health; of equal importance is the ability to make this data actionable in order to address patients’ barriers to access. More Details...

Weight Management Planning for Older Adults: A Guide for Health Centers (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue brief outlines special considerations for appropriate diet and exercise plans for older adult patients. It reviews the benefits and risks of weight loss in this population, including its impact on muscle mass and medication dosage. More Details...

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.