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8th edition of Reichel’s Care of the Elderly published

October 4, 2022

Dr. Jan Busby-Whitehead serves as editor on the 8th edition of this premiere textbook on clinical Geriatrics available soon from Cambridge Press.  Dr. Cristine Henage co-authored the up to date chapter on Health Literacy.  https://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/medicine/geriatrics/reichels-care-elderly-clinical-aspects-aging-8th-edition?format=HB&isbn=9781108837767

Fighting Back Against Ageism

September 1, 2022

Ageism is a problem. Helping to change people’s attitudes will make life better for all. Listen to Dr. Becca Levy from Yale School of Public Health as she explores the topic ‘Why We Should Fight Back Against Ageism’.

Governor Cooper to Address Brain Health Conference Sept 15th

August 14, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper will be addressing the NC Brain Health Conference at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh.  More than 120 health policy experts and healthcare providers will gather for the day long face-to-face event.  North Carolina is a recipient of the BOLD grant from the CDC to Build Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure. Learn more about … Continued

CGWEP starts training at Parkview Nursing Home

July 14, 2022

Dr. Claire Larson will lead interprofessional educational experience for Medical Students, Nursing Students and Certified Nursing Assistants to incorporate the 4M’s of Geriatrics Care at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chapel Hill.  The 4M’s include assessing a resident’s mobility, medications, mentation and What Matters to that patient.  Assessing the 4M’s in a team leads … 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