Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

Reach of Projects

4 Ms Framework

4ms Framework: what matters, medication, mentation and mobility

The United States is aging. The number of older adults, individuals ages 65 years and older, is growing rapidly. As we all age, care becomes more complex. Health systems frequently are not prepared for this complexity, and older adults suffer a disproportionate amount of harm while in the care of the health system.

The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), set a bold vision to build a social movement so that all care with older adults is Age-Friendly. Read how GWEP is addressing each of the 4Ms.