Working Towards Equity for Older Adults – June CARE Connections

It takes collaborative effort to ensure that older adults in Dane County can receive care that honors their cultural practices and beliefs. Read how a UW–Madison School of Social Work Professor and CARE Affiliate did …

Expanding an Aging-in-Place Program – April CARE Connections

The CAPABLE program has been shown to help older people stay in their homes. Read how a UW–Madison Occupational Therapy faculty member is helping expand access to CAPABLE in the April issue of CARE Connections, …

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 …