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 …

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 …