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The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC)

at the University of Rhode Island



Health Literacy

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) - A link to a curriculum guide, Strategies To Improve Communication Between Pharmacy Staff and Patients: Training Program for Pharmacy Staff, developed by Kripalani S and Jacobsen KL.

National Cancer Institute - This is a link to NCI's resource, Clear and Simple: Developing Effective Print Materials for Low-Literate Readers.

The Rhode Island Health Literacy Project - The RIHLP web site offers many excellent resouces, including its Health Literacy Provider Toolkit.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - A link to DHHS's Quick Guide to Health Literacy and Older Adults, produced by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

UPCOMING RIGEC PROGRAMS

Workshop 4: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Difficult Conversations across the Spectrum - April 7, 2014

Workshop 5: Title TBD - June 2, 2014

Go to Program Calendar.

 

2014 Thewlis Lecture on Gerontology and Geriatrics:

Couldn't attend the Thewlis Lecture?
Watch it on your computer anytime via Livestream!

(Audio kicks in at 13:53, during Dr. Clark's intro)