The Gateway Geriatric Education Center

Aging SuccessfullyDivision of Geriatric Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Missouri Gateway Geriatric Education Center

Rapid Geriatric Assessment Training Video
- Dr. Milta Little of Saint Louis University's Division of Geriatric Medicine demonstrates this new screening tool, the Rapid Geriatric Assessment. The RGA includes assessment of Frailty, Nutrition, and Cognitive Function.  For more information on using this free tool, send an email to aging@slu.edu.

Announcements and Programs

On October 6, 2015, Dr. John Morley, SLUCare physician and director of geriatrics at Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine, joined “St. Louis on the Air” host Don Marsh on our St. Louis radio station KWMU to discuss remaining vital and vibrant through the years as well as a recent $2.5 million federal grant to the university to teach primary care doctors to care for older adults.

 

For more information on Geriatric Screenings for people 65 and over in the community, contact Kathy Leonard kleona12@slu.edu

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Federal $2.5 Million Grant to SLU Aims to Transform Geriatric Care
HRSA Funds SLU-Led Program to Train Primary Care Providers to Care for Elders

ST. LOUIS - Funded by a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Saint Louis University will lead an initiative to improve the health of older Missourians by training primary care health providers in geriatrics. SLU will receive $843,000 the first year.
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Activities and Resources

Rapid Geriatric Assessment

Rapid Caregiver Well-Being Scale

GWEP ACKNOWLEDGEMENT/DISCLAIMER:

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1QHP28716 Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program for $843,079. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.

Este proyecto es apoyado por la Administración de Recursos y Servicios de Salud ( HRSA ) del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (HHS) de Estados Unidos bajo el número de concesión Programa de Mejoramiento de la Fuerza Laboral U1QHP28716 Geriatría de 843.079 dólares . Esta información o contenido y las conclusiones son las del autor y no deben interpretarse como la posición o la política del funcionario , ni debe inferirse cualquier endoso por HRSA , el HHS , o del Gobierno de Estados Unidos.

 

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Project

The Gateway GEC has developed training and a toolkit to assist geriatric health professionals in providing cognitive stimulation therapy for older adults with cognitive impairment.

 

 

Fall Risk and Dual Tasking
Polypharmacy
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST): An Overview for Clinicians

Rapid Cognitive Screening: An Overview for Clinicians

 

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB4HP19060, Gateway Geriatric Education Center, for $483,845 . This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

 

Guns and Dementia Video
Fall Risk Videos
Fall Risk Assessment Video

 

 

 




Cardinals Reminiscence League - Brochure - PDF

A toolkit to help you start a reminiscence group for people with memory loss based on the Cardinals Reminiscence League. Sponsored by St. Louis Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association


CUIDADORES COMO YO Caregivers Like Me
This is an educational module sharing and stressing helplful, healthy resouces for Care Givers Like Me.
Assessment Videos

Online Assessment Video
Assessments as an innovation in Geriatric Care
5 Online Videos



John E. Morley, M.B., B.Ch.

Dammert Professor of Gerontology and
Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Director, Gateway Geriatric Education Center
Department of Internal Medicine
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Marla Berg-Weger, PhD, LCSW,

Missouri/Illinois Gateway GEC
Director, Professor
School of Social Work

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Please direct inquiries to:
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
1402 South Grand Boulevard, Room 238
St. Louis, Missouri 63104
PHONE: (314) 977-8462
FAX: (314) 771-8575