New aging education toolkits available

May 22, 2023

Professor Emeritus Merrie Kaas and Professor Kathleen Krichbaum

New resources for teaching introductory aging content are available from the Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP), including toolkits created by School of Nursing faculty. Professor Emeritus Merrie Kaas, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS, FAAN, wrote Suicide in Older Adults, which teaches learners how to assess and prevent suicide in older adults. Professor Kathleen Krichbaum, PhD, RN, FGSA, ANEF, FAAN, wrote Addressing Ageism in Healthcare, which helps learners reflect on ageism and understand better how it affects the care and health of older adults. Learn more by visiting

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