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Interprofessional Art Event- Flipping Cancer with Artist Marie Garlock

December 6, 2016

  Artist Marie Garlock performs Flipping Cancer December 2nd Social Work and Occupational Therapy join The Intensive Integration Curriculum of the UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine Art Event- 8:30am-11:45am, Old Clinic 4th Floor Auditorium Flipping Cancer with guest artist Marie Garlock http://www.itisinyou.org/flipping-cancer/   Description (96 words): Taboo, irony, betrayal, curiosity: what do our bodies, … Continued

T3 Train The Trainer Faculty Development Program

November 11, 2016

T3 Train-the-Trainer (T3) Faculty Development Program will develop interprofessional teams’ ability to promote and facilitate collaborative leadership, IPE, and interprofessional collaborative practice (ICP). The Center for ASPIRE researches and supports the development, implementation and evaluation of educational and clinical programs that train students, faculty and clinicians to deliver safe, high-quality team-based patient care.

UNC Geriatrics Specialty Clinic Represented at SAS Eldercare Fair

November 11, 2016

  CGWEP staff member Melissa Raschke spends time consulting with SAS staff and family members at the Eldercare Fair. The Eldercare Fair at SAS held an event showcasing regional geriatric resources for caregivers and older adults in the community. Some of the vendors featured included: Orange County Department of Aging, Triangle Mobile Dentistry, and Alzheimer’s … Continued

CGEC Presents at MHSUA Conference

November 11, 2016

CGEC Staff Member Ellen Schneider Presents at the annual MHSUA conference at Wake Forest University Conference Summary Mental Health, Substance Use & Aging Conference is organized by Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and would be held on Oct 25, 2016 at Wake Forest University Bridger Field House, Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States of … Continued

CGEC Attends NC State Fair

November 8, 2016

CGEC Staff Member Melissa Raschke distributes educational brochures to NC’s elderly residents. CGEC Staff interact with the geriatric community. The North Carolina Falls Prevention Coalition staffed a booth at the NC State Fair last month to distribute information to seniors on falls risk and what they can do to prevent falls. “Senior Day” was a … Continued

Tiffany Shubert Contributes to Published SGS Article

November 8, 2016

  Journal of Applied Gerontology Cover UNC CGEC Staff Member and Research Scientist Tiffany Shubert, PhD, PT contributed to an article that was recently published in the Southern Gerontological Society’s Journal of Applied Gerontology, titled: Disseminating the OTAGO Exercise Program in the United States: Perceived and Actual Physical Performance Improvements From Participants. Article Abstract: “The … Continued

CGWEP reaches the west coast

April 14, 2016

Flyer announcing falls event in California Because of the incredible networking of CGWEP staff The Otago Exercise Program is being featured at the 16th Annual California Senior Injury Prevention Educational Forum.