Wyoming Center on Aging

Older adults in Wyoming are independent, wise, resilient, and play important roles in communities across the state.

The University of Wyoming Center on Aging values older adults and works every day to support these neighbors, friends, and family. Through a broad range of programs and resources, the team of professionals at the Wyoming Center on Aging or WyCOA is working to optimize the health and wellbeing of Wyoming's older residents through innovative collaborations around chronic disease management, dementia support, and family and healthcare provider education. WyCOA works collaboratively with the aging network across Wyoming to responds to the needs of older Wyoming residents while honoring the legacy of our elders.

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2023 Wyoming Conference on Aging: Rural Aging Innovation

Join WyCOA and Partners September 18th and 19th, 2023!  Held in person at the Gateway Center, Laramie, WY or online via the WyCOA Events App.  Conference focus areas include: Innovative approaches to supporting Age-Friendly Communities in rural areas.  Developing initiatives to foster rural Dementia Friendly Communities. Implementation of the 4Ms of Age-Friendly healthcare. The conference will also work to connect aging network professionals, researchers, funding agencies, and older adults.  Create and generate ideas.  Co-Innovate with other aging service providers to meet local needs of older adults.

Registration is open!  Learn more about the conference and sponsor/exhibitor options.


Wyoming Dementia Together

Wyoming Dementia Together: Connecting with People Who Care

A community of experienced professionals who partner with caregivers to provide confidential education and support free of cost to those whose loved ones are living with dementia.

Be sure to check out the Wyoming Dementia Together ONCE AGAIN YouTube ChannelHosted by Scott Veatch, WDT Professional Support Team Member

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Join the UW ECHO in Geriatrics Network

Through the UW ECHO in Geriatrics, sponsored by the Wyoming Center on Aging and the Montana Geriatric Education Center, healthcare professionals throughout the region have the opportunity to receive best-practice recommendations for consideration in management of older adults.  Schedule your consultation today!

The network discussions focus on "Long Term Care Survival Skills - Supporting the Team" starting August 31st!


Dementia on The Road

WyCOA and partners will be taking dementia education On The Road!  Our in-person Dementia On The Road Series travels to Gillette, Riverton, and Rock Springs this October.  Opportunites include regional expert and panel presentations on dementia, and ways to share, connect, and collaborate with organizations in your area (plus free lunch)!  In addition, vendor opportunities are available to showcase your organization. RSVP now!



Care Coordination Certificate Program for Primary Care Professionals

The courses will be delivered in a virtual environment using a combination of pre-recorded didactic presentations, asynchronous discussion threads, and a virtual meeting space for a live discussion at the end of each module. Learn at your own pace, no cost to participate. Courses include: Annual Wellness Visit, Care Coordination Fundamentals, and Advanced Care Planning, and now Behavioral Health Integration: What a Care Coordinator Should Know Certificate Course!

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Contact Us

Wyoming Center on Aging

1000 E. University Ave, Dept 3415

Ross Hall, Room 411

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Fax: (307) 766-2847

Email: wycoa@uwyo.edu

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