Making Hospitals More Dementia Friendly – CARE Connections

How can hospitals—with their often confusing and hectic environments—become more supportive of patients living with dementia and their family care partners? Read how three Wisconsin hospitals are meeting the needs of this patient population in …

Understanding the Needs of Heart Failure Patients – CARE Connections

What happens if patients aren’t able to follow care instructions—and their healthcare providers (and sometimes the patients themselves) don’t realize that they can’t? Read how researchers seek to better understand and meet the needs of …

“We Need to Have Our Voices Heard”: A Menominee Elder’s Perspective – CARE Connections

“I used to introduce myself by saying I am an elder in denial and I’m also a recovering Tribal Chairman,” laughs Karen Washinawatok. Wishnawatok, the former Chair of the Menominee Tribal Government, served as this …

Changing Care and Engaging Communities for Healthy Aging – CARE Connections

“What we do to fix our communities for older people fixes it for everybody,” according to a clinical nurse specialist in geriatrics. Learn about age-friendly intergenerational and community initiatives in the current issue of CARE …

Health Equity for Hmong Elders – September CARE Connections

How would you meet your health needs if simply communicating with healthcare providers were a struggle? Read how School of Nursing Assistant Professor Maichou Lor, PhD, RN is working to improve healthcare for people with …

What Will We Learn from COVID-19? – July CARE Connections

Will our COVID-19 experiences help improve care and social supports? Read one gerontologist’s take in the July 2023 issue of CARE Connections, the monthly newsletter of the SoN’s Center for Aging Research and Education. Here’s …