Safety Conversations that Don’t Drive People Away – March CARE Connections

Stereotypes about older drivers abound, but the reality is more complex. Read about aging, driving safety, and the role that healthcare providers could play in the March issue of CARE Connections, the monthly newsletter of …

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, …

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 …

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 …

Conversations Shape End-of-Life Decisions – July CARE Connections

During the COVID-19 pandemic, critically ill patients are more likely to be hospitalized and isolated from their families and loved ones. Read how UW-Madison School of Nursing Assistant Professor Kristen Pecanac, PhD, RN is working …