Supporting Older Adults in Emergencies: A Webinar

Congratulations to Margaret Sanders, M.A., L.S.W., assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, who has been selected to present on emergency preparedness for the first webinar in a new Focus on Aging webinar series. The webinar will be held from 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 13.

The National Institute on Aging describes the series as “a joint project of four of the federal agencies that support the health and wellness of older adults in the U.S.: the Administration for Community Living, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and the National Institute on Aging.”

Register for the webinar 1:30-3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13

In 2019, NEOMED was the lead institution among partners that were awarded a grant of $3.7 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Sanders is the Principal Investigator on the project, titled “Infusing Interprofessional Geriatric Education into Primary Care and Community Environments.”

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