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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 CIPG Workshops


Workshop 3: Syndromes and Senses - 2/9/2015

Workshop 4: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias - 4/13/2015

Workshop 5: Bridging the Gap in Fragmented Healthcare: Safe Transitions - 6/1/2015



Alzheimer's Disease Training

Offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association of RI.

Getting Started Series: South Kingstown Police Department


Getting Started Series: Middletown Public Library


Training Employees for Alzheimer's Management (T.E.A.M) (Spanish)


View RI's State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias