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Project ECHO: Care of Older Adults
UofL Trager Institute
204 East Market Street, Suite A
Louisville, KY 40202
USA
(502) 588 - 4340

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Friday, December 06, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Category: Project ECHO

Project ECHO: Care of Older Adults

Our Project ECHO focusing on the care of older adults seeks to improve the health and wellbeing of older adultsAmong the many challenges Kentuckians face in rural and underserved communities is healthcare access. This is especially true for older adults. In these communities, it can be difficult for individuals to find providers close to them who are educated in the complexities of caring for older adults. Download our flyer here.

Project ECHO: Care of Older Adults is a growing community of health care providers and community stakeholders dedicated to best practices in the care of older adults. Each session (on the 1st and 3rdFriday, 12:00-1:00 pm EST) includes an educational didactic (topics found in the schedule below),  case presentation, and discussion to address the following needs:

  1.  Providing patient-/family-centered care;
  2.  Improving chronic health conditions;
  3.  Providing effective behavioral health interventions;
  4.  Improving treatment and care of those with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias; and
  5.  Increasing interprofessional collaborative care. 

Fall 2019 Didactic Schedule (additional palliative care and hospice sessions coming soon)

Nov. 1

Kelly Gannott


Elderlaw

Nov. 15

Margaret Hill


Dentistry for Older Adults

Dec. 6

Melissa Johnson


LGBTQ Competence


How to Join:

Our Project ECHO approach is building a community to learn how to better treat and improve the quality of life for older adults in Kentucky. It will give you increased knowledge and continuing education credits (coming soon!) in the convenience of your office.  To learn more and join us please contact the Project ECHO Coordinator, Justin Magnuson, by email [email protected] or phone at 502-852-5629. 

 

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Contact: Email us at [email protected] or call us at (502) 588-4340