“What we do to fix our communities for older people fixes it for everybody,” according to a clinical nurse specialist in geriatrics.
Learn about age-friendly intergenerational and community initiatives in the current issue of CARE Connections, the monthly newsletter of the SoN’s Center for Aging Research and Education. Here’s an excerpt:
Many of her student volunteers are going into health care and related fields, so the program also “helps for the next generation, so we do better with older adults. Our whole view in our country and the negativity around getting old” needs to be challenged.
This month’s CARE Connections also includes an opportunity for nursing, CNA, and direct care staff to inform training materials; a profile of CARE Affiliate Sarah Endicott, DNP, PMHNP-BC, GNP-BC; and news and events related to older adult health and well-being.
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This post was authored by Diane Farsetta on 11/01/2023.