Let’s ENGAGE on issues of age!
Join our community of passionate interprofessional healthcare professionals, community organizations, faculty, scholars, and older adults to improve the health outcomes and quality of life of older adults!
ENGAGE-IL offers four primary learning programs including:
Online Accredited Learning in Interprofessional Geriatrics (ENGAGE-IL-OALIG)
- Our website is a portal to access our Free Online Geriatric Training Program.
- Program offers 33 learning modules related to the care of older adults. Take one or all of our modules!
- All modules were developed, written, and vetted by interprofessional geriatric content experts at UIC and across the country
- Earn free Continuing Education Credit (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work)
Community-Campus Collaboration in Interprofessional Geriatrics (ENGAGE-IL CCCIG)
Empowering older adults and families! Access to evidence- based resources to engage communities to enhance the care of older adults.
Digital Tools to Empower Clinicians and Communities in Interprofessional Geriatrics (ENGAGE-IL-DTECCIG)
Dementia Guide Expert for families mobile app offers evidence-based practical and helpful advice and support during each phase of the journey through the dementia experience. It is available for free on iOS Apple iTunes and on Android Google Play.
Coming Soon! The Geriatric Toolkit mobile app for clinicians.
Scholars and Leaders in Interprofessional Geriatrics (ENGAGE-IL-SLIG)
“High quality, patient and family-centered care is delivered best ….
…..when students learn how to work in interprofessional teams in real world settings, coupled with evidence-based curriculum”
We hope to help learners (clinicians, faculty, students, patients, families, caregivers, community organizations) come together for closer and more collaborative relationships, understand each other’s perspectives, and nurture empathy and humanism for service to older adults.