Heather M. Young dedicates her career to improving the lives and well-being of older adults. For millions across the country, the coronavirus pandemic left caregivers of frail, older adults with few support services. As she cared for several older adults in her own life, Heather also leaned into her research exploring creative solutions to better support older adults and their caregivers.
A Q & A with simulation expert Amy Nichols explores the use of high-tech simulation suites in health professions education. She discusses how simulation ensures students experience situations to become compassionate, competent and knowledgeable care providers.
Why should health equity and social justice matter to everyone? Piri Ackerman-Barger, the school’s associate dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, discusses a number of methods to identify, understand the impacts of and undo racism during this special Black History Month and Decade of Discovery event recorded Feb. 8.
Video: Family Caregiving during a Pandemic
Terri Harvath, director for the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, and Heather M. Young, professor and champion for the Healthy Aging in a Digital World Initiative, share research and tips on caregiving during COVID-19.
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