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Medication Adjustments Prevent Harm in Aging Patients

Medication Adjustments Prevent Harm in Aging Patients

“With age comes wisdom” is a familiar adage. Healthcare professionals recognize age also brings increased risk for adverse drug events and health complications. Medication is a common treatment option, but changes in an aging body can lead to unintended harm from...

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...

COVID-19 Fact Sheets for Tribes and Urban Indian Communities

COVID-19 Fact Sheets for Tribes and Urban Indian Communities

Urban Indian Health Institute created multiple fact sheets about COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) for tribes and urban Indian communities to help keep people informed about preventing the spread of the virus. The Institute will continue to make these resources as...

Five Ways to Increase Disease Prevention Among Men

Five Ways to Increase Disease Prevention Among Men

In honor of Men’s Health Month, we would like to share activities and resources to promote the importance of preventive health care in maintaining optimal health and ensuring early detection. Listed below are 5 ways to increase disease prevention. 1. Annual Wellness...

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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[...]