Grantee Helpful Links

Below are some links that can be helpful to grantees:

No Wrong Door - Transforming the way people access services in the community

Next Avenue - Where grown-ups keep growing - Publishes stories, information, and advice for America's booming older generation

National Council on Aging - Partner with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy.

CATCH-ON Trainings

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Current Modules — Available NOW!

Basics of:

  • Normal Aging: Address the changes older adults can experience with their muscle mass, vision, hearing, taste and smell, cognition, sleep patterns and metabolism.
  • Evaluating Memory Concerns: Understand the process of getting a dementia diagnosis from a healthcare team and resources for addressing a family member's ongoing carerelated needs.
  • Working in Interprofessional Teams: Discuss the reasons an interprofessional team can provide better care for an older adult with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) and identify the roles and responsibilities of possible common team members.
  • Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC): Discuss the impact and challenges of MCC and a holistic approach to treatment that prioritizes the older adult's quality of life. Completing each 10-minute module provides .25 free CE/CME/CNE or Certificate of Completion. All 4 modules should not take more than 1 hour to complete and can be done in multiple sittings.

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

  • Three modules on the unique needs of people with dementia during hospitalization
  • Three modules on understanding and managing behavioral symptoms of dementia Completing each set of modules provides 1 free CE/CME/CNE or Certificate of Completion. Each set of modules should not take more than 1 hour to complete and can be done in multiple sittings

Enroll today! Please visit www.catch-on.orq to complete the modules.

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Future Modules

  • Communication Focused Modules o Communicating effectively with older adults and families — for professionals o Communicating effectively in varied models of Interprofessional Teams o Communicating effectively in the complexity of Multiple Chronic Conditions

Please continue to check our website for these new modules!

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If you have any questions about CATCH-ON or feedback about the modules, please let us know!

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Phone: 312-942-0417

Calling all volunteers for dementia, caregiving research

 

e-Update from the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center, a service of the National Institute on Aging at N I H

 

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Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive health? Search for clinical trials and studies near you with NIA’s clinical trials tool.

Below is a sampling of listings. Click on the trial name for details, including contact information.

Drugs

Brain Imaging

Caregiving

Exercise

Other Dementias

Registries

  • Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry (nationwide)—get information and updates about participating in future Alzheimer’s prevention trials.
  • GeneMatch (nationwide)—enroll to get matched to Alzheimer’s genetics studies.
  • Brain Health Registry (nationwide)—sign up for an online study of brain health and learn about possible research-study opportunities.

Get more information about these and other Alzheimer’s clinical trials. Or, call the ADEAR Center at 1-800-438-4380 (toll-free) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Help us spread the word about Alzheimer’s and related clinical trials!

  • Forward this email to anyone who may be interested.
  • Share via social media: Looking for #Alzheimer’s and related #clinicaltrials? Find the latest information here:  http://1.usa.gov/Y1zmEN
  • Share this infographic from NIA about participating in clinical research: Learn how older adults can play a role in disease prevention/treatment by volunteering for research studies: http://go.usa.gov/x9sv8

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National Institute on Aging

Get in touch

Location

ECIAAA
1003 Maple Hill Road
Bloomington, IL 61705-9327

Contact

Email: aginginfo@eciaaa.org
Phone: 309-829-2065
Fax: 309-829-6021

Opening hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sat-Sun: CLOSED

Seniors

Seniors may call toll free:
Phone: 1-800-888-4456