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Project ECHO: Care of Older Adults & KCHC Meeting
Friday, October 16, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Project ECHO

Project ECHO: Care of Older Adults & KCHC Meeting

During COVID-19 precautions, all Project ECHO meetings will be held virtually via Zoom.

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 are on the 3rd Friday and start at 12:00 p.m. They 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. 

Upcoming Sessions

Oct. 16 w/KCHC

Nov. 20 w/KCHC

Dec. 4 w/KCHC
Quarterly Meeting

Lori Paris Panel Discussion Nick Turkas, Arthritis Foundation

Trauma Informed Care

Diabetes Management

Arthritis Resources for Older Adults


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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