Spring 2021: Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series

Adapted to fully remote, our Geriatric Healthcare Series begins March 30th, 2021. Help your geriatric population achieve optimum health. Learn the latest tips, treatments and guidelines for improving health in older adults in these new lectures. Earn 1.5 contact hours per lecture, a total of 15 credits for the entire series.

"Geriatrics is just made to save money"

Our own Katherine Bennett, MD testified February 5th, 2019 at the US senate HELP Committee Hearing about the merits of our Project ECHO – Geriatrics and our NW GWEC’s educational activities to better prepare the primary care workforce to care for older adults and ultimately reduce health care costs. Here’s a few news articles generated from her testimony:

Opioid Dependence in Older Adults

New educational resources:

Aging Innovation Award

Our Primary Care Liaison role working to create community-clinic linkages to optimize the care of older adults was 1 of 16 programs accepted for N4A’s Aging Innovation Award. Congratulations Allison and Melissa!

About Us

We are an interdisciplinary team dedicated to improving the care of older adults

Our Activities

We offer geriatrics education & training  to improve the care of older adults

Primary Care Liaison

A new Area-Agencies-on-Aging based position aimed at improving community-clinic linkages


News and announcements about upcoming lectures

Our Partners

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The VA Puget Sound Health Care System proudly caring for older adults who served.

Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington

Services for seniors, adults with disabilities and their caregivers living in Clark, Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Skamania, and Clickitat counties.

Aging and Disability Services (Area Agency on Aging for Seattle and King County)

The Area Agency on Aging providing services for older adults, family caregivers and people with disabilities in Seattle and King County.

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Services for seniors, adults with disabilities, and the families that love them serving an eight-county area in Southeast Washington State: Asotin, Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Garfield, Kittitas, Walla Walla, and Yakima counties..