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 …

New Friends volunteer / service-learning opportunity – apply by Sept 20

Are you looking for a fun service learning or volunteer opportunity?  New Friends might be for you! New Friends is a program that pairs undergraduate and health professional students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with …

Supporting Direct Care Staff – May CARE Connections

Direct care workers meet the daily needs of older adults in many settings. Yet most have limited access to educational opportunities. Read the May issue of CARE Connections, the monthly newsletter of the School of …

Aging in the Heart of Rural Wisconsin – April CARE Connections

Rural communities are aging more rapidly than are other areas, in Wisconsin and across the country. How can nurses work with communities to help older adults thrive in rural areas? Read the April issue of …