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 …

Maintaining Connections While Fighting Infections – April CARE Connections

Many of the measures needed to reduce the spread of COVID-19 also limited long-term care residents’ social interactions. Read how innovative nurses and other staff kept residents engaged and safe, in the April issue of …

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, …