Caring for Older Adults – Coming Out of COVID-19 ECHO Series

Project ECHOĀ® is a free, practical, case-based tele-education series. About the program: TheĀ ECHO model uses a hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing approach where expert teams lead virtual clinics, amplifying the capacity for providers to deliver best-in-practice care toĀ their patients and communities. This ECHO series will provide participating practices (ā€œspoke sitesā€) with information and strategies to connect with and […]

Who Will Speak For You?

Register ahead for this event. Monday, May 24, 4-5 PM A medical crisis can happen at any age. Having a plan relieves your loved ones from wondering if they ā€œdid the right thing.ā€ Join Dr. Maura Brennan, Program Director, Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, Baystate Health, for a discussion about what advance care planning includes, the […]

Webinar on March 5: Reimagined in America: Advancing Food Justice

March 5, 1:30PM EDT Register for the Webinar Deep-rooted structural racism, and more recently the COVID-19 pandemic, have exacerbated inequities within our food system. Millions of peopleā€”mostly Black and Latino familiesā€”have gone hungry in the past year while high obesity rates put many at risk for severe COVID-19 complications. Grocery store clerks, meat packing plant […]

You’re Invited to a Webinar on March 18: Trauma-Informed Care

March 18, 1-2PM EDT Register for the Webinar.Ā After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. TheĀ New England Rural Health Association, theĀ New York State Association for Rural Health, and theĀ Foundation for Community HealthĀ invite you to a webinar on ā€œThe Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health and Wellbeing and the […]

Webinar on Feb 24: Changing the Narrative: What is Reframing Aging and Why it Matters

Wednesday, February 24, 11AM-12:30PM EDT Register for the Reframing Training The Maine Council on Aging (MCOA) invites you to join a conversation to learn about reframing aging and how itā€™s important to support healthy aging. This learning opportunity will offer guidance and tools that will help us talk about aging and demographic change in ways […]

26th Annual Massachusetts Adult Immunization Conference

April 13, 2021 | $75 Registration Fee You are invited to the virtual 26th Annual Massachusetts Adult Immunization Conference on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The 2021 theme is Immunizations: Adapting During Challenging Times. This conference is organized by the Massachusetts Adult Immunization Coalition (MAIC), and is one of the largest adult immunization activities in the […]

Nursing CE Credits: Identification and Management of Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults

Last Chance!Ā Register before the nursing CE credit expires January 11, 2021.Ā  The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center hosted Anita Jacobson, Pharm.D., Clinical Associate Professor, University of Rhode Island, for a presentation titled “Identification and Management of Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults.” This session focused on updating knowledge and strategies to identify and manage opioid […]

You’re Invited! Two HRSA Partnered Events

You’re invited to two HRSA partnered events.Ā For more information about the series, contact Veronica Roa atĀ For more resources and tools about telehealth, visit: Health Center Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic & The Rural Healthcare Surge Readiness Web Portal Webinar on January 21, 2021, 1:00pm   The Health Resources and Services Administration uses information […]

Project ECHOĀ®: Caring for Older Adults- COVID-19 Vaccination Discussions

Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC) and Healthcentric Advisors hosted “Caring for Older Adults- COVID-19 Vaccination Discussions” Project ECHOĀ® is a free, practical, case-based tele-education series. Curriculum Discussed updates on the challenges and successes related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Rhode Island. These two sessions are relevant for clinicians who practice in a variety of […]