• Clinical Care OptionsNew for GAPNA members: Clinical Care Options

    GAPNA has partnered with a Clinical Care Options to offer an ongoing series of free CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Vaccinations and Healthy Aging: Protecting Your Older Patients From Shingles" is the latest program offered.

    In this live webinar on September 30, 2020  at 3:00 PM, US Eastern, expert faculty expert faculty discuss how important it is to prevent shingles in older patients.

    Find out about it!

  • CoronaCoronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

    In an effort to support our members with the most updated information on COVID-19 we developed this resource page to easily access current CDC information and other resources to assist you professionally and personally.

    We will continue to update this page with more information as it becomes available and welcome your input as we navigate through this situation. As health care professionals it is our job to educate our patients and families on prevention and the what to do if someone is symptomatic.

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Training

Training the Aging Network to Provide Culturally Competent Care for LGBTQ Older Adults

The Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation has published an issue brief, "Training the Aging Network to Provide Culturally Competent Care for LGBTQ Older Adults."

The brief focuses on addressing barriers that impede Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) older adults from getting quality health care. It emphasizes the importance of training aging service providers on the unique needs of LGBTQ older adults in a culturally competent manner, describes SAGE's cultural competency training program, SAGECare, and includes a case study of how this training helped one large provider organization, Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY).

The Center also produced a video in collaboration with SAGE in 2017, "The Main Thing: Respect," which includes older adults in this population sharing their perspectives on this topic.

The John A. Hartford Foundation's Voices for Better Health grant to Community Catalyst provided support to collaborate and work with the Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE).

Join your friends at the 2019 GAPNA Annual Conference, October 3-5, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV.

Register today!