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Research, Data and Education Opportunities

National Study of Long-Term Care Providers monitors trends in the supply, provision, and use of the major sectors of paid, regulated long-term care services. Visit their Website

Aging 2.0 supports innovators taking on the biggest challenges and opportunities in aging. Visit their Website

Merck Manual of Geriatrics provides 2 versions of information about aging. One version is for Professionals and the other is for Consumers. It is a simple one button click to toggle between the Professional and Consumer version of information. Visit their Website

Journal of Gerontology Series B Psych & Social Sciences Virtual Collection provides free access to many research publications. Visit their Website

Gerontological Society of America Training Seminars offers many free online trainings on multiple topics. Visit their Website

American Society on Aging provides resources for education, training and information on aging-related issues. Visit their Website

 

Mental Health Resources for Professionals

Mental Health First Aid offers an 8 hour class that helps you identify, understand and respond to someone who may be having a mental health or substance use challenge. Visit their Website

Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) at Healthcentric Advisors is committed to addressing needs of the most vulnerable by using technology to leverage limited resources, share “best practices” and evaluate outcomes. Visit their WebsiteVisit their Website

 

LGBTQ Resources

National LGBT Health Education Center provides on-demand viewing of webinars, the ability to download a copy of the presenter’s slides, and fill out an evaluation  at any time.  CME/CEU credit is also offered for on-demand webinars. Visit their Website

 

Reframing Aging Resources
Misconceptions and stereotypes about aging in America can lead to discrimination against older people in many areas of life, from health care to the workplace. These resources can assist in reducing discrimination.

Frameworks Institute
American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Reframing Aging
American Society on Aging Reframing Aging

Old School-An Anti-Ageism Clearinghouse

Dementia

Bathing Without a Battle provides person-centered, practical approaches to care, information on innovative bathing equipment and supplies, policy recommendations, and guidance for regulatory compliance. Visit their Website

Health Resources & Service Administration-Training Curriculum: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Visit their Website

Managing Behaviors Associated with Dementia: Resource Guides for Professionals and Caregivers Visit their Website

 

Long Term Care News

The National Consumer Voice provides information for long-term care consumers, family members and advocates. Visit their Website

Skilled Nursing News coverage spans the skilled nursing world specifically, from large, national property owners to smaller, local physician groups. Visit their Website

McKnight’s Long-Term Care News is a free online and print magazine serving the institutional long-term care field, focusing especially on the high-acuity skilled nursing setting. Visit their Website

McKnight’s Senior Living is a separate national business news brand focused on seniors housing, independent living, assisted living, memory care and continuing care retirement / life plan communities. Visit their Website

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