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Wyoming Center on Aging|University of Wyoming
 

    The Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) has been founded to serve as a resource for the state of Wyoming, including older adults, professional and family caregivers, students, and aging researchers. WyCOA seeks to be the premier source for reliable, credible information about aging, including healthy aging and healthcare conditions common in older adults.  Our mission is to optimize the health and wellbeing of Wyoming's older residents and their caregivers through interagency partnerships, basic and applied research, and community education and clinical and services.

   The WyCOA website features online resources - check out our newest online modules/webinar additions on our Online Education Page

 For Healthcare Professionals
• Interprofessional geriatric training and continuing education (live and online)
• Innovative resources to optimize patient care and engagement
• Community programs to support and augment patient care

For Older Adults and Caregivers
• Caregiver education and support programs
• Healthy living programs
• Online and community resources
• Information and resources to support aging in place

For Faculty
• Grants to support interprofessional opportunities (mini-grants)
• Classroom resources and infusion units
• Networking opportunities and research collaboration

For Students
• Clinical training and internships in geriatrics and gerontology
• Opportunities to engage and learn about innovative aging services
• Minor in aging students and certificate offerings
• Community program immersion opportunities

   WyCOA also serves UW and other faculty and students. WyCOA is in the process of creating an aging research network, composed of faculty and students interested in investigating all aspects of aging. To learn more about research opportunities through WyCOA visit the Research Section.

 

A New opportunity for Family and Internal Medicine Physicians in WY:  GERIATRIC MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP click here for more information

To join our UW ECHO® in Geriatrics network; a geriatric care community of practice for healthcare providers click here

~ SAVE THE DATE:  2017 Rocky Mountain Alzheimers Summit June 2017 in Cheyenne ~

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Notice of Award
We have exciting news! WyGEC/WyCOA has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from HRSA to strengthen geriatric care and training throughout WY with the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP). The Wyoming GWEP, one of 44 awards across 29 states, is a partnership with CRMC, The WY Department of Health Aging Division and the Cheyenne VA Medical Center, with additional collaborations around the state. The GWEP is an exciting opportunity, and we are busy diving in!

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