Receive training on goals and identified policy changes to advance falls prevention, as featured in NCOA’s State Policy Toolkit for Advancing Fall Prevention.
Discuss strategies and indicators for implementing the policy changes.
Discuss real world examples of falls prevention policy changes being implemented.
Learn about resources for advancing falls prevention policy changes in your state or community.
Learn about medication safety among older adults and how the HomeMeds program can help. HomeMeds is an evidence-based, technology-enabled intervention that addresses medication safety among older adults by connecting homecare and other community-based services to health care providers. The program meets the Administration on Aging’s highest-level criteria for evidence-based programs and is complementary to other evidence-based programming.
Join Ivana Krajcinovic (UNITE HERE HEALTH) and Kim Wicklund (Group Health Cooperative) and hear first-hand from two health care organizations that have embedded CDSME programs into their day-to-day operations. Ivana and Kim will share information about their implementation models, as well as speak to recommended strategies for engaging health care organizations.