Resources

From the latest news and research to guides and infographics, we seek to share relevant, timely resources. You can also follow NCECE on Twitter, where we share helpful stories and safety tips.

Health Center Resource Clearinghouse

To access helpful resources, find contact information, learn more about National Cooperative Agreement organizations to Primary Care Associations, and stay up-to-date on news and events, visit the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse webiste

Healthy Aging and Safety Guides

A Day in the Life of Older Adults: Substance Use Facts (Via Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Behavioral Health: Helping Seniors Address Mental Health Issues (Via National Council on Aging)

Bringing Awareness To The Mental Health Of Older Adults (Via Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Diabetes Awareness, Prevention, and Management (Via Defeat Diabetes Foundation) 

Diabetes and Older Adults (Via Endocrine Society's Hormone Health Network)

Diabetes in Older Adults: Types, Symptoms, Tests, Management (Via National Institute on Aging)

Diabetes Journaling for Your Health (Via CDC)

Diabetes Outreach and Resources for Older Adults (Via American Diabetes Association)

Dietary Guidelines: Fruits and Vegetables (Via U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
See also: Dietary Guidelines: Know Your Fats (Via U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (Via CDC)

Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs for Older Adults (Via National Council on Aging)
See also: Preventing Falls: Tips for Older Adults & Caregivers 

Family Caregiving Resources (Via AARP)

Health Literacy and Older Adults: Focus on Strengths (Via U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
See also: The Guide to Health Literacy and Older Adults (Via U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)
See also: Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors (Via National Council on Aging)

HIV, AIDS, and Older People (Via National Institute on Aging)
See also: How to Talk with Your Doctor About Sensitive Issues (Via National Institute on Aging)
See also: Sexuality in Later Life (Via National Institute on Aging)

HIV Among People Aged 50 and Over Facts and Prevention (Via CDC)

HIV and Older Adults Fact Sheet (Via National Institutes of Health/AIDSinfo

Influenza High-Risk Groups: People 65 Years and Older (Via CDC)

Key Considerations and Recommendations When Caring for Older Persons with HIV (Via National Institutes of Health/AIDSinfo
Note: Antiretroviral Therapy, mental health, polypharmacy, screening and diagnosis, and other topics are also addressed.

LGBT Older Adult Mental Health Resources (Via National Resource Center on LGBT Aging)

Life's Simple 7: Cardiovascular Health Risk Factors (Via American Heart Association)

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder National Helpline (Via Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Mental Health of Older Adults Fact Sheet (Via World Health Organization)  

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Older Adults and Depression (Via National Institute of Mental Health)

Older Americans Behavioral Health Series (Via National Council on Aging)

Older Patients and Thyroid Disease Fact Sheet (Via American Thyroid Association)

Physical Fitness Tips for Older Adults (Via Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)

Recognize Red Flags for Substance Abuse in Older Adults (Via Senior Living)

Safe Driving Tips for Older Adults (Via Mayo Clinic) 
See also: Older Driver Safety (Via New York State Government)

Substance Use Disorders and HIV (Via National Institutes of Health/AIDSinfo)

Talking with Your Adult Patients about Alcohol, Drug, and/or Mental Health Problems (Via Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

The State of Mental Health and Aging in America (Via CDC)

Treatment, Care, and Prevention for People with HIV (Via CDC)

Health News and Research

Aging Homeless Population Poses New Challenges for Shelters (Via U.S. News & World Report)

Chronic Kidney Disease in Older Adults: Evaluation and Management (Via National Center for Biotechnology Information)

Frail Older Patients Struggle After Even Minor Operations (Via The New York Times)

Health Philanthropy And The Social Determinants Of Health (Via Health Affairs)

Housing Insecurity, Social Isolation in LGBT Older Adults (Via CityLab)

How The Opioid Crisis Affects The Elderly (Via AgingInPlace)

Medicare Dental Benefit Will Improve Health And Reduce Health Care Costs (Via Health Affairs)

Older Adults Pursue Lifelong Dreams (Via Public Radio International)

Older People Need Geriatricians. Where Will They Come From? (Via The New York Times)

Regaining Confidence as an Older Adult (Via Harvard Health Publishing)

Reports Warn of Growing Senior Opioid Crisis (Via WebMD)

Simple Way to Reduce Alzheimer's Risk (Via NewsMaxHealth)

Substance Abuse Among Older Adults (Via National Center for Biotechnology Information)

Tailoring Health Care For Older Patients (Via Kiplinger)

Research Publications, Presentations, and Reports

Elder Abuse Increasing Without Increased Awareness (Via The Conversation)

More Seniors Are Dying In Falls. Doctors Could Do More To Reduce The Risk. (Via Kaiser Health News)

Overview of Oral Health in Older Adults (Via The Gerontological Society of America)

Risk for Dementia May Increase With Long-Term Use of Certain Medicines (Via New York Times)

Substance Use and Misuse Among Older Adults (Presentation Via American Geriatrics Society)

Videos

How to Adapt Person-Centered Health Services to Aging Populations (Via World Health Organization / YouTube)

The Difference Between Care & Caring (Via Royal Alexandra Hospital / YouTube)