What Is Healthy Aging for Autistic Adults? – February CARE Connections

We lack guidelines to ensure older adults with developmental disabilities receive appropriate and effective care. Read how UW–Madison researchers are using healthcare data to understand the needs of autistic adults, in the February issue of …

Working Towards Equity for Older Adults – January CARE Connections

How can care and service providers honor the cultural practices of older adults across racial and ethnic communities? Read how a campus-community partnership is revising local case management standards with input from Hmong, African American, …

Learning How to Support Brain Health – October CARE Connections

Could community resources help address racial disparities in dementia by supporting brain health? That’s one of the questions driving UW–Madison School of Nursing assistant professor Megan Zuelsdorff’s research. Read about her work in the October …

Hospital Care and Older Adult Independence – September CARE Connections

Why do hospitals’ attempts to avoid falls leave patients more vulnerable? Read about the problem—and the intervention two School of Nursing faculty developed to address it—in the September issue of CARE Connections, the monthly newsletter of …

Working towards equity for older adults: Virtual CARE Network discussion Sept 30

Please join the School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) for an interprofessional CARE Network discussion of faculty work to advance equity for different older adult populations on Wednesday September 30 from 1 …

One Alumna’s Transition to Practice and Beyond – August CARE Connections

Experiences as an undergraduate nursing student shape nursing practice and career choices. Read about UW–Madison School of Nursing alumna Kathryn Gerber’s transition to practice and her advice for current students in the August issue of …