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Partnering with Caregivers to Recognize Signs of Dementia (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This fact sheet details the stages and symptoms of dementia and how providers can dialogue with family caregivers to identify early signs or potential progression. More Details...

Oral Health and Chronic Disease Management in Older Adults: Promising Practices from Health Centers (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The publication describes the bi-directional relationship between oral health and chronic diseases like diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and dementia, and discusses the impact of oral health conditions on older adults, and provide recommendations for caregivers and providers to improve oral health. More Details...

Planning Ahead for Extreme Weather & Environmental Impacts on Aging (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This National Center for Equitable Care for Elders webinar provided participants with first steps to prepare for climate-related threats to the health and well-being of older adults and their caregivers. Participants reviewed the intersectionality of environmental risks and aging and consider emerging approaches to preparedness. More Details...

Beyond the Ask: Person-Centered Approaches to Addressing Substance Use Disorder in Older Adults (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This National Center for Equitable Care for Elders webinar focused on disparities in substance use disorder screening and treatment experienced by older adults, which disproportionately increases their risk of physical harm. Participants reviewed age-friendly principles of care that encourage early identification and recovery management in older patients. More Details...

Navigating Polypharmacy Management in Older Adults (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This National Center for Equitable Care for Elders webinar focused on optimizing medication plans for community-dwelling older adults, particularly those living with multiple chronic conditions. Participants reviewed person-centered approaches for shared decision-making in the deprescribing process. More Details...

Stepping Toward Prevention (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication offered interprofessional team considerations for assessing fall risk and strategies for tailored interventions for community-dwelling older patients. More Details...

The Intersection of Age & Health Equity (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This National Center for Equitable Care for Elders webinar focused on the diversity of older adults and how identity shapes the experience of ageism. Participants reviewed approaches to discussing age-related topics with patients and colleagues across a variety of backgrounds. More Details...

Suicide in Older Adults: What You Need to Know About Risk and Prevention (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar provided an overview of known suicide incidence, causes, assessment, and response in populations of community-dwelling older adults. Participants gained insight on risk factors of suicide in older patients and review basic engagement approaches in cases of suicidal ideation. More Details...

Promoting the Health & Well-Being of Older Caregivers (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar focused on cultural considerations for understanding an informal caregiver’s experience as they age, as well as their utilization of related support services. Participants reviewed supportive strategies to promote the well-being of older patients as they are caring for their loved ones. More Details...

Improving Health Outcomes Through Preventive Services for Older Asian Americans (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This AAPCHO and NCECE webinar facilitated a discussion on reducing health disparities in Asian American elders by effectively screening for conditions like diabetes and depression. Speakers shared insights on the impact of stigma, ageism, and level of trust in healthcare have on the ability to identify care needs and determine effective treatments. More Details...

Improving Health Outcomes Through Preventive Services for Older Asian Americans (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This AAPCHO and NCECE webinar facilitated a discussion on reducing health disparities in Asian American elders by effectively screening for conditions like diabetes and depression. Speakers shared insights on the impact of stigma, ageism, and level of trust in healthcare have on the ability to identify care needs and determine effective treatments. More Details...

Building Connections to Improve Weather Emergency Preparedness for Socially Isolated Older Adults (2023). Resource Type: Publication . Description: This guide describes how health center providers and staff can use a simple visual social mapping tool to help socially isolated older adults build social networks in preparation for a weather emergency. More Details...

Using Telehealth to Connect With Older Patients: Considerations for Health Centers (2023). Resource Type: Publication . Description: This publication will offer guidance for providers and staff on best practices for conducting agefriendly virtual healthcare visits with the older patients in their communities More Details...

Heat Safety for Older Adults (2023). Resource Type: Publication . Description: This tip sheet is intended to give health center staff a starting point to engage older patients in preparing for extreme heat to stay cool and avoid illness. More Details...

Healthy Eating Conversations with Older Adults (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar from the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (NCECE) focused on engaging older adult patients in tailored conversations about nutrition, giving further context to standard dietary guidelines for this population. Participants examined approaches to troubleshooting common patient barriers to healthy eating, including access and limited cooking experience. More Details...

Healthy Eating Conversations with Older Adults (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar from the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (NCECE) focused on engaging older adult patients in tailored conversations about nutrition, giving further context to standard dietary guidelines for this population. Participants examined approaches to troubleshooting common patient barriers to healthy eating, including access and limited cooking experience. More Details...

Expanding Health Center Services to an Aging Population through PACE (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: This National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (NCECE) webinar focused on features and benefits of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) model within a health center context. The personalized care approach of PACE promotes safe community living for the growing population of older adults, many of whom have a range of complex health needs and varying levels of social support. More Details...

Parkinson’s Disease Resources for Community Health Centers (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Developed in partnership with the Parkinson's Foundation​​​​​​​, this document promotes resources focused on improving quality of life for older adult patients affected by Parkinson’s Disease, as well supporting those who care for them. It highlights key materials from the Parkinson’s Foundation for health center providers and staff in order to connect patients and their caregivers to materials and services that can help address challenges as this disease progresses. More Details...

Care Mapping: A Valuable Tool for Working with Older Adults and Family Caregivers (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (NCECE) webinar focused on practical approaches health care providers can take to support family caregivers of older adults, particularly identifying and organizing available medical and social contacts and services in their area. Care maps can help providers sustain successful collaborations with care partners as a means of identifying and addressing unmet care needs. The webinar series helped participants recognize care mapping as a method for understanding family care structures, explained the value of connecting family caregivers of older adults to available community services, and identified strategies for utilizing care mapping to improve care coordination for older adult patients. More Details...

Caring for an Aging Population (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar series focused on increasing the capacity of health centers to meet the health and social needs of older community-dwelling adults followed in primary care. Unprecedented growth in older populations and increasing awareness of social determinants of health presents challenges and opportunities for health centers focused on providing optimal care for the patient population across the lifespan. The webinar series helped participants understand the impact of the growing number of patients approaching or over the age of 65, explain the value of integrated and highly coordinated care for populations of older adults, especially those living with multiple chronic conditions or functional limitations Identify, and how to integrate age-friendly strategies to reduce harm and optimize the health and well-being of older adult patients. More Details...

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