Elder Care - A Resource For Interprofessional Providers

This compendium of engaging single page, practical, evidence-based Elder Care Provider Fact Sheets synthesize key concepts in common geriatric syndromes and common diseases in older adults. Replete with screening and assessment tools and treatment gems, these sheets reinforce sound geriatric practice in an approachable format. Elder Care Provider Fact Sheets are written by experts from around the country, reviewed by a team of interprofessional clinicians, and edited by an informationist, an internist and a family physician, all of whom are board certified in geriatrics. We invite you to contact us to suggest new topics, or to let us know if you discover any inadvertent errors on our part. Enjoy!

Click here for Care Partner Topic Sheets ~ Available in English and Spanish!  Care Partner Topic sheets are single-page fact sheets that can be used by anyone who is providing care for an older adult -  including volunteers, family caregivers, direct care workers and community health workers. These sheets provide basic background information, helpful tips and community resources on a variety of topics.

Fact sheets are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader to view.

Coordinator: Laura Vitkus
lvitkus@aging.arizona.edu

This project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Arizona Geriatric Education Center Consortium (D31HP08838) grant.  This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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Common Geriatric Conditions and Diseases

Considerations in Care

This project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB4HP19047, Arizona Geriatric Education Center. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.