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FlourishConnect Now Recruiting Nursing Homes

October 20, 2021

A recently awarded, two-year Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant will fund ‘FlourishConnect.’ This collaborative project will create and deliver COVID-19-specific education and training to the nursing home workforce, its residents, their families, and caregivers. FlourishConnect is a collaboration between the University of Louisville Trager Institute and the University of North Carolina Center for … Continued

AHEC Events

July 9, 2020

Bridging the Care Gap for Older Adults: From Acute Care and Beyond Strategies for Dementia Care: Teepa Snow Shares Her Positive Approach® to Care 2020 Parkinson’s Disease Conference – Living Well with Parkinson’s Neuroscience Conference 2020  

Successful Funders Review

September 24, 2018

Dr. Jan Busby-Whitehead celebrates a successful evaluation by the Health Resources and Services Administration with her team.

AARP Endorses the Otago Exercise Program

July 25, 2018

A new report out by AARP highlight the Otago Exercise Program as an essential element to prevent falls. Recent research shows that falls are on the rise in about 60% of the US. Exercise that combines strength and balance like to Otago Exercise Program is one of the best ways to avoid a fall. https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2018/falls-injury-death-prevention.html

On Lok Founder visits UNC and Piedmonth Health Services

September 5, 2017

Ms. Hansen speaks to the Division of Geriatrics Jennie Chin Hansen, renowned founder of the On Lok program visited UNC’s Division of Geriatric Medicine and our partnering Federally Qualified Health Center, Piedmont Health Services to help celebrate National PACE month which runs through September. PACE stands for Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly. … Continued