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What We Offer

The Gerontology Institute provides educational opportunities to educate professionals and empower older adults.

Workshops

Health Literacy 101
This workshop is designed to increase awareness of health literacy as a social determinant of health, the role of the healthcare / community-based organization professional, identify practical strategies to improve communication and identify the attributes of a health literate organization.

This two-hour workshop is offered virtually or in person (depending on location).

Strategies for Improving Health Literacy
In addition to defining health literacy and exploring the impact low health literacy skills, this workshop is designed for professionals to identify universal precaution strategies for implementation into their daily work.  

This eight hour workshop is offered virtually or in person (depending on location).

Effectively Communicating with Your Provider

This workshop is designed in mind to empower individuals over the age of 60 to identify effective communication and other strategies to improve health and wellness outcomes.  

This can be offered in a 90 or 120 minute format.  

Scheduling a Workshop

The Gerontology Institute will make every effort to provide health literacy training when we are available .  Simply fill out the request for scheduling form for us to collect your information and reach out to determine availability and format.