Free NCECE Training Activities Now Available!

May 6, 2020

Greetings, colleagues,

We hope this message finds you in great health. The National Center for Equitable Care for Elders is excited to announce new training activities available for free registration! And as COVID-19 has highlighted the challenges older adults face in preparing for and navigating through emergencies, we encourage you to check out the details for our upcoming June learning collaborative below.

The NCECE team invites you to learn more about our upcoming events via the following links on the NCECE website:

WebinarsOpen to all participants

Improving Diabetes Care Quality in Rural Communities:

Date and time: May 21 from 2 – 3 p.m. ET

About: Rural residents experience both a higher rate of risk factors for diabetes and more limited access to health services compared with urban areas. This webinar will focus on the role of telehealth delivery to overcome geographic and financial barriers to providing diabetes monitoring and patient lifestyle education.

Learning CollaborativesIntended for participants from HRSA-funded health centers

Not sure if your organization qualifies as a health center? Learn more here.

Emergency Preparedness for Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Dates and time: Thursdays from 1-2 p.m. ET on June 4, June 11, June 18, and June 25

About: Older adults experience unique challenges in navigating community health emergencies and can be disproportionally impacted by events such as heat waves or viral pandemics. This learning collaborative will encourage health centers to effectively engage with this patient population to promote safety planning and information sharing.

The SDOH Academy: Equitable Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations

Dates and time: Wednesdays from 2-3:30 p.m. ET on May 20 and June 3

About: This learning collaborative is designed to help health center, PCA, and HCCN staff create a culture of emergency management and disaster preparedness that incorporates the needs of vulnerable populations. NCECE is a proud member of the faculty for The Social Determinants of Health Academy, a HRSA-funded virtual training series.

If you have any questions about registering for webinars or applying to learning collaboratives, contact us any time.

We encourage you and your colleagues to stay connected with us on Twitter and LinkedIn and we look forward to your attendance and participation!

The NCECE Team