Older Adults and Caregivers

older adults

Through its partnership with community organizations, the HSC Center for Older Adults has assisted in the development of resources and programs available to caregivers and older adults. These programs promote an independent and healthy lifestyle and provide valuable information and opportunities related to the aging process.


Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education (SAGE)

This unique volunteer opportunity is available to individuals aged 65+ who are interested in making a lasting impact on the future of healthcare for older adults. Find out how to become a SAGE Senior Mentor.

Community Advisory Council

Do you have ideas for improving health care for older adults? The Community Advisory Council is a group of volunteers who share their perspectives, ideas and recommendations about how education programs can positively impact health care for older adults, caregivers and communities.

Dementia C.A.R.E.S.

Dementia CARES (Caregiver Access to Resources, Education, and Support) is a six-week caregiver education and support program for those caring for someone with dementia. This program is open to the public.

Self-Management Program for Brain Health

Interested in strengthening your brain health? Participants in this study will work with a health coach to develop a personalized plan addressing health behavior related to brain function.

Brain Health Resources

Research suggests that we may be able to reduce the risk of developing dementia by keeping our brain healthy. Explore each of the seven Brain Health Pillars to see what lifestyle changes you can incorporate into your daily routine to maintain your brain health.


Infection Control Advocate and Resident Education (ICARE) provides online training curricula for nursing home residents, staff, family members, and advocates to promote best practice strategies for infection control while respecting resident rights.

Caregiver Support

The Center for Older Adults and its community partners offers programs and resources for family caregivers of people with dementia.