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  • Dementia-Friendly Communities
    subheading titleDementia-Friendly Communities

    Collaborating with community organizations for resources and education.

  • Age-Friendly Primary Care Clinics
    subheading titleWhat Matters to You?

    Connecting Deaconess primary care clinics with social service sectors.

  • Minka Learning Lab
    subheading titleMinka Learning Lab

    Discover USI's Learning Lab for Living Well, housed in the Minka!

  • bOlder curriculum
    subheading titleGerontology at USI

    Bold curriculum changes related to gerontology.

  • Evidence-Based Programs
    subheading titleEvidence-Based Programs

    Increasing access to community-based programs to improve health outcomes for older adults.

  • Telehealth
    subheading titleTelehealth

    Resources for students and faculty to further the knowledge and accessibility of telehealth.

USI Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP)

The purpose of the USI Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) is to improve health outcomes for older adults in underserved communities of southwest Indiana by developing a workforce to maximize patient and family engagement and integrate geriatrics into primary care.

caregiver month photoNational Family Caregivers Month
In November, the GWEP, in partnership with Dementia-Friendly Petersburg and Dementia-Friendly Rockport, is honoring the care partners of people living with dementia. Connect with community partners and other caregivers during three weeks of free workshops on a variety of topics related to dementia, including Healthy Eating, Storytelling and Community Resources. All sessions will be recorded. Learn more


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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3,691,706 million with zero percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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