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Virtual Offering Expands Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Virtual Offering Expands Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Author: Jane Strommen, PhD Gerontology Specialist, North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension Caregiving can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be filled with enormous physical, emotional, and financial challenges. It is essential for caregivers to...

Social Needs and Health Equity

Social Needs and Health Equity

Perspectives on “want versus need” vary greatly and are swayed by culture and environment.  The concepts of equity versus equality face similar biases. As it relates to healthcare, understanding the difference between social determinants of health, social needs, and...

Expanding Prevention Culture Through Data

Expanding Prevention Culture Through Data

Community health centers (CHCs) provide quality healthcare in rural, low-income and underserved populations. All individuals receive comprehensive, integrated primary, dental and behavioral healthcare regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay. The nine...

Care Transitions Tools for Patients and Families

Care Transitions Tools for Patients and Families

As a patient or family caregiver, there are several steps you can take to help you be a more informed and effective member of the care team during the transition back home after hospitalization. By knowing what to expect, you may be able to avoid healthcare...

Caregivers Play Key Role Through Stages of Alzheimer’s 

Caregivers Play Key Role Through Stages of Alzheimer’s 

The number of Americans over 65 years living with Alzheimer's could jump from five million to 15 million by 2050, according to the 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures. The rising trend fuels advocates across the country to promote Alzheimer’s and Brain...

Climbing Alzheimer’s Cases May Stretch Care Capacity  

Climbing Alzheimer’s Cases May Stretch Care Capacity  

Five million Americans over 65 years are living with Alzheimer's. This number could nearly triple by 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures.  To shed light on the growing need for dementia care and treatment,...

POLST Conversations and Implementation: Virtual Trainings Available

POLST Conversations and Implementation: Virtual Trainings Available

Join a free Zoom session to discuss implementing Physicians Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) into your organization. Sessions will be held once per month through September. Attendance will be limited to 10 people per session, so get registered right away!...

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Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Webinar
Medication Safety Action Group: Overview This Medication Safety Action Group will help you identify areas for improvement regarding medication safety and assist you in developing an improvement plan. This session builds on the March 16[...]
Mar 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Changes in how the body functions are clear as individuals increase in age. These changes also impact the effects of medication ranging from common over-the-counter cold medicines to prescriptions used to manage chronic disease and[...]
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
UND Geriatric and Age-Friendly ECHO: Advance Care Planning [March 9, 2021] Get Registered   Presented by: Lindsey Dahl, MD Geriatric Medicine- Internal Medicine, Sanford Health, Fargo, ND Why attend? Because you will… • Learn about the[...]