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This easy-to-use website features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health. It inlcudes a free, easy-to-use toolkit with training materials to help older adults find reliable, up-to-date online health information on their own.
Webinar Series: Care of Diverse Elders and their Families in Primary Care
Sponsored by Stanford Geriatric Education Center in conjunction with American Geriatrics Society, California Area Health Education Centers, & Natividad Medical Center
Date: February 24, 2011 0 December 08, 2011
All webinars will be 12:30-2:00 Pacific time unless otherwise indicated
Who is this webinar series for?
This series features issues in clinical ethnogeriatrics and is targeted especially to primary care providers working with elders and their families from diverse cultural backgrounds. Other health and social service providers interested in the topics are also welcome to attend. For more information, and registration, go to http://sgec.stanford.edu/events.html
What technology do you need to participate in the series?
All you need is a computer with access to the Internet and speakers or a headphone to hear the presenters. Our service is compatible with Windows & Macintosh systems.
Continuing Education Credit is Available
Cost Per Class:
Standard Registration (without continuing education credit): FREE, No Cost
CEU Registration (includes 1.5 CEU credit per class): $25 for each webinar
CME Registration (includes 1.5 CME credit per class): $25 for each webinar
- February 24: Introduction to Clinical Ethnogeriatrics
- March 3: Diabetes
- April 14: Depression and Mental Health
- May 26: Fall Prevention
- June 23 — NOTE: DIFFERENT TIME 12:00-2:30PM: Emergency Preparedness and Elder Care
- July 21: Health Literacy & Health Disparities
Senior Driving Safety Resource
This page contains a listing of resources related to safe driving for seniors, inlcuding Aging facts, warning signs, transition and more.
- Tai Chi May Boost Balance in Seniors (webmd.com)
- NIHSeniorHealth.gov offers info on anxiety disorders in older adults (physorg.com)
- Falls as Serious for Elderly as Stroke, Heart Attack (nlm.nih.gov)