• CoronaCoronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

    In an effort to support our members with the most updated information on COVID-19 we developed this resource page to easily access current CDC information and other resources to assist you professionally and personally.

    We will continue to update this page with more information as it becomes available and welcome your input as we navigate through this situation. As health care professionals it is our job to educate our patients and families on prevention and the what to do if someone is symptomatic.

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  • AwardCall for Excellence Award Nominations

    The awards are: Emerging Chapter Award, Established Chapter Excellence Award, Special Interest Group Excellence Award, Excellence in Clinical Practice Award, Excellence in Community Service Award, Excellence in Education Award, Excellence in Leadership Award, and Excellence in Research Award.

    The nominations are tallied in July and the winners are announced every year during the Awards Celebration at the GAPNA Annual Conference.

    Now is the time to nominate a colleague or yourself - DEADLINE is June 1, 2020.

    Get started... nominate today!

  • FREE CE for GAPNA MembersFREE continuing education credit is available for the following session:

    "Safety and Utility of Cannabis in the Elderly"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2018 Annual Conference)


    For March/April 2020 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

Brain Health

Brain Health Resource Toolkit Available

The Brain Health Resource is a presentation toolkit from the National Institute on Aging offering evidence-based information and resources to facilitate conversations with older people about brain health.

Designed for use at senior centers and in other community settings, materials are written in plain language and explain what people can do to help keep their brains functioning at their best.

This presentation will help older adults and their caregivers learn how to reduce risks that may be related to brain health.

This presentation, recommended as a 60-minute event, covers:

  • Aging and health
  • Good health and the normal aging brain
  • Threats to brain health
  • Healthy aging for your body and brain

An educator guide and presentation handouts for use during the presentation are also available.

Download and plan your presentation today!

Plan your trip to the nation’s capital during GAPNA’s Annual Conference, September 26-29, 2018 by checking out all the things to do, places to eat, and ways to have fun.

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