Iowa's Road to Age-Friendly Care

4th

Iowa's national rank of percentage of adults over 85

492%

Increase of geriatricians needed to meet the needs of Iowa's Alzheimer's population in 2050

2040

The year older Iowans will outnumber youth — for the first time in history

90%

Older Iowans who want to "age in place"

Programs at a Glance

Dementia Friendly

Dementia Friendly Communities

The Dementia Friendly movement strives to educate and engage all members of the community to support persons living with dementia and their care partners to comfortably participate in desired activities .

Age-Friendly 4Ms

Age Friendly Care

The Geriatric Lecture Series© (GLS) addresses Age-Friendly Health Systems care.

News

Twitter Page

GeriaTweet

Follow us on Twitter to get the latest information on Geriatrics.

Tablet and phone with e-newsletters

E-News

Free monthly e-mail news service of current journal articles on a specific geriatric topic.

Telehealth

Telehealth

COVID-19 has highlighted the value of TELEHEALTH for the delivery of health services, particularly to older people who are often at higher risk for poor outcomes by having multiple chronic conditions. Telehealth resources can be found here.