Minnesota Northstar GWEP News
Congratulations to Dr. Kristine Talley, who led a project included in the journal Innovation in Aging, Dec. 2021: "An Inter-University Virtual Geriatric Case Competition to Build Interprofessional Collaboration Skills"
Understanding Ageism: Prejudice Against Our Future Self, by Dawn Simonson, MPA, CEO of Trellis and a member of the Community Advisory Board for the Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program
How to deal with dry mouth, featuring Dr. Stephen Schuman, professor & director, Oral Health Services for Older Adults Program, School of Dentistry - University of Minnesota, and member of the Interprofessional Geriatrics Coordinating Council, Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program
Gratitude for the legacy of Dr. Jean Wyman and congratulations on her retirement: Jean Wyman, PhD, RN, GNP, FGSA, FAAN, a former leader of the Minnesota Northstar GWEP, retired from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing in August 2021. Dr. Wyman offered 24 years of service to the University as professor and Cora Meidl Siehl Chair in Nursing Research, including serving as a co-director for the Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (MN GWEP).
Working Together to Improve Geriatric Health: The Minnesota Northstar Geriatric Enhancement Program (MN GWEP) is a leader in collaboration and outreach with GWEPs across the country
Pill-Dispensing Tech Makes the Medicine Go Down...With Human Help, That Is - The Wall Street Journal
Special Feature in the Star Tribune Featuring Jim Pacala, MD, MS: Preparing Minnesota for a "Silver Tsunami"
Dr. Joe Gaugler, Co-Director of the Minnesota Northstar GWEP, facilitated "Aging on the Farm" in collaboration with UMASH (Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center) on June 15, 2020. They hosted a forum to engage community and health-related organizations and community members on the topic of aging in place for the agricultural workforce and their communities. Download the forum slides and view the videos and other materials here.
Making Dental Care Dementia Friendly (U of M School of Dentistry)