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Age-Friendly Care of Older Adults


Katherine Bennett, MD

Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

University of Washington

University of Washington


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe the evolution of the Age-Friendly Health System movement.
  • Explain the four essential elements that comprise the “4Ms” framework of an Age-Friendly Health System.
  • Identify at least one tool that can be used to implement Age-Friendly Care in your organization.

[From the Winter 2020 Geriatric Health Care Series]

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