The Benefits of Intergenerational Housing – March CARE Connections

Intergenerational programs have been shown to benefit people across the lifespan. Read how one School of Nursing alumna founded a growing intergenerational neighborhood in the March issue of CARE Connections, the monthly newsletter of the SoN’s …

Connecting Through Technology During COVID-19 – December CARE Connections

Strict measures enacted to protect nursing home residents from COVID-19 cut off many from family members and friends. Read how volunteers in one rural community working with the School of Nursing are safely bringing people …

Ombudsman Advocacy and Nurse Leadership – November CARE Connections

Wisconsin was one of five states that developed nursing home ombudsman programs in the 1970s. The successful model spread nationwide. Read about Wisconsin’s ombudsman program and the importance of nurse leadership in long-term care in …

Ageism: Bad for Health, Healthcare, and Research – October CARE Connections

Holding negative age stereotypes has been shown to decrease health-promoting behaviors, worsen health outcomes, and increase healthcare spending. Read how School of Nursing faculty are challenging ageism in the October issue of CARE Connections, the …

Home Is Where the HeART Coalition Is – August CARE Connections

Just 3.5 percent of U.S. homes have basic accessibility features like handrails, grab bars, or extra-wide doorways. Read how the School of Nursing is working with community coalitions to support aging-in-place in the August issue …