• 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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White House Report

White House Releases Report on Using Technologies to Support Aging Adults

Emerging technologies that have significant promise to improve quality of life for all Americans, particularly those with physical or cognitive burdens due to aging or disability, are identified in a new report from the White House Task Force on Research and Development for Technology to Support Aging Adults.

The report – Emerging Technologies to Support an Aging Population – (and a summary) highlights innovations with the potential to improve quality of life, enhance individual choice, reduce caregiver stress, and cut healthcare costs. Research and development needs are also identified.

The report outlines six areas in which technology has the potential to improve the lives of aging adults: key activities of independent living, cognition, communication and social connectivity, personal mobility, transportation, and access to healthcare.


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