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The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC)

at the University of Rhode Island

Educational Video Sources

Aquarius Health Care Videos - This company, based in Sherborn, Massachusetts, has an extensive catalog of videos on numerous topics in health care, mental health, and aging. They also offer the option of previewing a video prior to purchase.

Geriatric Video Productions - This company produces and distributes educational videos on topics in geriatric care, such as falls, patient safety, nurses aides, risk management, and the interdisciplinary team. Their videos have been recommended by the Journal of Geriatric Nursing. - This is the web page for the University of Maryland School of Medicine Video Press videocassette catalog for 2000 - 2001. Videos are available for purchase or rental. Topics include Alzheimer disease, geriatrics, care of the terminally ill, pediatrics, physical therapy, and others. A number of their documentary videos are award winning. - This is a link to the catalog of educational videos from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Annenberg/CPB Project. Videos are organized by subject area. Several videos on the topics of aging, older adults, and death, dying and bereavement are available under the subject area of "Human Behavior."

CIPG Workshops and Faculty Development Programs

The 2014-2015 CIPG workshop series will begin in September. Stay tuned for more details.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 RIGEC Faculty Fellows Program.


Alzheimer's Disease Training

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


Stay tuned for a additional programs this year!


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