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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Date:  Jun 10 2015 As the summer begins, the EPA has easy to read fact sheets for caregivers regarding environmental health issues.  For example, how to stay safe during a heat wave, or how to find out about the air quality where you live and how...

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Date:  Apr 22 2015 NEW YORK  For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition. "Good morning, merry sunshine, how did you...

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Date:  Jan 10 2015 ~~The National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) and the Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders (HGNL) have awarded Cristina Hendrix the first-ever NHCGNE / HGNL Innovation Award for her project...

Monday, December 1, 2014

Date:  Jan 01 2015 ~~Dr. Eleanor McConnell was recently named as one of 15 experts on a National Advisory Panel for the Health Resources and Services Administration on development of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Uniform Curriculum. The purpose of the...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Date:  Nov 11 2014 The Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence faculty was well represented at this year's Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting  Effects of Enhanced Caregiver Training Program on Cancer Caregiver’s Self-...

Monday, October 13, 2014

Date:  Oct 13 2014 Hi Everyone, I thought the group might be interested in this article from today's NY Times: Kolata, G. (2014) The New York Times.  Retrieved from: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/13/science/researchers-replicate-alzheime...

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Date:  Oct 30 2014 The Department of Arts in Healthcare at the VCU Medical Center is pleased to attach a link and a PDF to the new summer 2014 issue of the quarterly Age in Action. It features a case study on the effectiveness of music therapy when...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Date:  Jul 26 2014 New York, NY – June 24, 2014 – The New Jersey Action Coalition recently announced the creation of one of the first long-term care nurse residency programs for new graduates in the country. The program will prepare nurses to care...

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Date:  Jun 30 2014 Last June we had the pleasure of having Dr. Lidia Vognar, physician at the Durham VAMC at the time, present "End the Silence: Elder Abuse" at the Duke University School of Nursing. June 15th is Elder Abuse Awareness Day. For...

Friday, May 16, 2014

Date:  Jun 30 2014 HHS today released the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease: 2014 Update, reflecting the nation’s progress toward accomplishing goals set in 2012 and current action steps to achieving them. The 2011 National Alzheimer’s...

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