A year of CARE: Bringing people together to improve how we age

In 2022, the SoN’s Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE):

  • Formed 2 Boards of Older Adult Advisors, each with 10 community members, that provide guidance to health researchers
  • Engaged 11 community partners for the interprofessional service-learning course Community Supports for People with Dementia (Nursing 511)
  • Recruited 160+ older adult volunteers for one-on-one meetings with School of Nursing undergraduate students
  • Collaborated with 5 hospitals and 13 advisors to develop a Dementia Friendly Hospital Toolkit

… and more! Read CARE’s 2022 annual report to see how we support aging research, nursing education, and improving care.

This post was authored by Diane Farsetta on 03/20/2023.