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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, March 06, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: Project ECHO

Project ECHO: Care of Older Adults

Our Project ECHO Care of Older Adults seeks to improve the health and wellbeing of older adults. Among 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. Sessions on the 1st Friday are 12:00-1:00, those on the 3rd Friday start at 12:00 and are followed by a meeting of the Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities (all times EST). All sessions will include 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. 

Spring 2020 Didactic Schedule 

Jan. 17 w/KCHC

Feb. 7

Feb. 21 w/KCHC

Mar. 6

Betty Shiels, PhD Tim Bickle Diana Lockridge, MS Kellen Choi, MD

Emergency 
Preparedness for 
Older Adults

Telehealth

Lifelong Learning 

Male Incontinence 

Mar. 20 w/KCHC
Face-to-Face 

April 3

April 17 w/KCHC 

May 15 w/KCHC

Sam Cotton, PhD Margaret Hill, DMD Terry Singer, PhD Joe D'Ambrosio, PhD

Dementia Friendly
Communities

Oral Health 

Sexual Health in 
Aging Adults

Flourish Villiage


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