- Symptom experiences in movement disorders
- Neurological and musculoskeletal disabilities, symptom experiences and management issues
- Patients and clinicians communication issues, patient safety and shared decision making
- Health disparities related to incontinence, pressure ulcers and incontinence associated dermatitis
- Fecal incontinence and associated skin damage (dermatitis/pressure ulcers) epidemiology, assessment, management
- Caregiving for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease
- Prevention of distressing and harmful behavioral expressions among elders with dementia
- Prevention of abuse, neglect, and resident-to-resident incidents in long-term care homes
- Improving the quality of care and life of elders in the community and long-term care homes
- Complexity compression: factors influencing the nursing work environment
- Education interventions to improve nursing student learning outcomes including use of simulations
- Quality of long-term care delivered to elders
- Promoting lifestyle behaviors among older adults
- Mobile health (mHealth) technology to enhance motivation for physical activity
- Interventions to promote motivation for engagement in fall-reducing physical activity
- Cardiovascular disease and cardiac rehabilitation
- Interventions to increase physical activity, improve sleep and enhance quality of life
- Mobile health and integrative therapies for health promotion and disease prevention
Members benefit from participation in a variety of activities, including research seminars, mock grant reviews, collaborative activities with community agencies, and social events. If you are interested in joining the Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation, contact Professor Jean Wyman.
Members benefit from participation in a variety of activities, including research seminars, roundtables, mock grant reviews, manuscript reviews, collaborative activities with community agencies/organizations and social events. There are no costs associated with membership in the CGN. Members have the opportunity to serve on the Executive Council, Center committees and task forces.
- Faculty: All faculty in the University of Minnesota School of Nursing who have an academic focus in gerontological nursing or aging are encouraged to become faculty members.
- Affiliate Faculty: The Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation invites adjunct faculty and other health professionals with an interest in aging to apply for Affiliate Member status.
- Students: Student membership is open to registered nurses enrolled in a University of Minnesota academic program who have a focus in gerontological nursing or aging.