Using Evidence-Based Programs to Promote Age-Friendly Health Systems

Event Description: 
This webinar will describe the Age-Friendly Health System initiative and its goals. Presenters will review the 4M’s framework for providing appropriate care in an Age-Friendly Health System: 
  • What Matters-aligning care with older adult’s specific goals; 
  • Mentation-managing dementia and depression across care settings; 
  • Mobility-ensuring older adults can move safely to accomplish What Matters; and 
  • Medications-ensuring that medications do not interfere with the other M’s. 
Presenters will provide real-life examples of how two evidence-based programs facilitate achieving the 4M’s. The webinar will also discuss how evidence-based programs integrate with the 4M's framework how to find additional information and locate evidence-based programs using resources.   The presenters will be:
  • Paige Denison, chair of the Evidence-Based Leadership Council (EBLC), and 
  • Dr. Sue Hughes, director of the Center for Research on Health and Aging at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Aging and Disability Business Institute
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