The fourth annual University of Minnesota Interprofessional Geriatric Case Competition is coming this autumn, and we are seeking sponsors to help support this beneficial interdisciplinary event.
On February 2, 2021, James Pacala MD, MS, and Joe Gaugler, PhD, participated in a webinar presentation at the invitation of the National Institute on Aging and the Health Resources and Services Administration.
"How Dementia Affects the Brain, Behavior, Cognition, and Personality."
Presented by Robyn Birkeland, PhD, study interventionist and coach, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota - School of Public Health.
Webcast - COVID-19 and Living with Dementia
COVID-19 and Living with Dementia: Maintaining Well-Being and Purpose
Free Webcast - April 17, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. (Central)
Handout of Slides
Additional resources are below.
The University of Minnesota Geriatric Case Competition is a unique opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students from multiple disciplines and schools at the University of Minnesota to come together as a team to develop a comprehensive, interprofessional plan of care for an older adult. The Interprofessional Geriatric Case Competition is being sponsored by the Minnesota Northstar Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP).
Since Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia are especially challenging when caring for older adults, the Minnesota Northstar GWEP has several programs targeting these complex conditions. Through education “roadshows,” conferences, community speaking engagements, and radio spots, we are reaching out to people in all corners of our state with dementia information and support. Programs include: