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LifeCourse 2015-2016 CV
LifeCourse 2015-2016 CV
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Research Results
EurekAlert! Public Release: Allina Health presents LifeCourse developments at national conference

Allina Health will present three ground-breaking findings at the AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Research Meeting this month in Boston. All are based on LifeCourse, a multi-year study of a whole-person approach to late-life care.

EurekAlert! Public Release: Allina Health presents LifeCourse developments at national conference
Download
Research Results
LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Quality of Life

Patient and Caregiver Quality of Life: Early Results from the LifeCourse Intervention

LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Quality of Life
PDF File
Research Results
LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Patient Experience Tool

Development and validation of a new patient-centered experience tool in patients with serious illness.

LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Patient Experience Tool
PDF File
Research Results
Upstream Adventures: Initial results from a clinical trial of early palliative care, delivered in the community by trained lay persons

Presentation submission to the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). AAHPM is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine, nurses and other healthcare providers. The Academy dedicates itself to advancing hospice and palliative medicine and improving the care of patients with serious illness.

Upstream Adventures: Initial results from a clinical trial of early palliative care, delivered in the community by trained lay persons
PDF File
LifeCourse to Date
LifeCourse Brochure
LifeCourse Brochure
PDF File
Research Results
LifeCourse Utilization Poster Presentation at GSA

LifeCourse Utilization poster from the 2015 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting. The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organizations devoted to research, education, and practice in the filed of aging. Their mission is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers and the general public.

LifeCourse Utilization Poster Presentation at GSA
PDF File
Documentaries and Videos
Cancer

Cancer In Between – See how some Minnesotans are living fulfilling lives while living with a cancer diagnosis.

Meaning & Legacy – Minnesota patients with chronic illness and their families face questions of meaning and quality of life.

Cancer
Video
Documentaries and Videos
Heart Failure

Heart & Soul – Features Minnesotans learning how to live well with heart failure.

Heart Failure
Video
Research Results
LifeCourse Goals Poster Presentation at GSA

LifeCourse Goals poster from the 2015 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting. The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organizations devoted to research, education, and practice in the filed of aging. Their mission is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers and the general public.

LifeCourse Goals Poster Presentation at GSA
PDF File
Research Results
Building New Teams for Late Life Care: Lessons from LifeCourse

An article on team development within a longitudinal cohort study designed to bring team-based, whole person care early in the course of serious illness.

Building New Teams for Late Life Care: Lessons from LifeCourse
PDF File
LifeCourse to Date
A Roadmap for Success

A Roadmap for Success: Transforming Advanced Illness Care in America“, produced by the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-
TAC) and co-sponsored by the American Hospital Association and AARP.

A Roadmap for Success
Website
Documentaries and Videos
Dementia

Facing Dementia – Music, community and adult day services can help those with dementia live well at every stage.

Dementia
Video
Supportive Resources
Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Neat the End of Life

Dying in America, a consensus report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

 

Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Neat the End of Life
Download
Supportive Resources
Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care

The mission of MNHPC is to promote quality of life in our communities through advance care planning, palliative care and hospice.

Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care
Website
Supportive Resources
We Know How This Ends: Living While Dying

We Know How This Ends:Living While Dying written by Bruce Kramer with Cathy Wurzer

We Know How This Ends: Living While Dying
Website
Supportive Resources
When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes air written by Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air
Website
Supportive Resources
Being Mortal Being Mortal
Website
Supportive Resources
Wilder Caregiving Resource Center

Wilder Foundation’s Caregiving Resource Center is a site designed specifically for caregivers.

Wilder Caregiving Resource Center
Website
Supportive Resources
Honoring Choices Minnesota

Honoring Choices Minnesota is an initiative of the Twin Cities Medical Society and its Foundation to encourage families and communities to have discussions regarding end-of-life care choices.

Honoring Choices Minnesota
Website
Documentaries and Videos
A Conversation With Atul Gawande

Late Life: A Conversation With Atul Gawande. Renowned surgeon and author, Dr. Atul Gawande, shares his unique perspective in an unparalleled  conversation to transform the way we think about and deliver late life care.

A Conversation With Atul Gawande
Video
Documentaries and Videos
Late Life Series

Late Life Series: A collaboration with LifeCourse and TPT – Twin Cities PBS. Select from a series of documentaries that explore re-imagining late life care for Minnesotans living with serious illness and their experiences with LifeCourse.

Late Life Series
Video
Documentaries and Videos
Community

Language of Health – Doctors and patients sometimes struggle to communicate across cultural and medical-language barriers.

Exploring Possibilities – Meet Minnesotans as they explore the options we all face as we age.

Community
Video
Research Results
LifeCourse 2015-2016 CV
LifeCourse 2015-2016 CV
PDF File
Research Results
EurekAlert! Public Release: Allina Health presents LifeCourse developments at national conference

Allina Health will present three ground-breaking findings at the AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Research Meeting this month in Boston. All are based on LifeCourse, a multi-year study of a whole-person approach to late-life care.

EurekAlert! Public Release: Allina Health presents LifeCourse developments at national conference
Download
Research Results
LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Quality of Life

Patient and Caregiver Quality of Life: Early Results from the LifeCourse Intervention

LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Quality of Life
PDF File
Research Results
LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Patient Experience Tool

Development and validation of a new patient-centered experience tool in patients with serious illness.

LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Patient Experience Tool
PDF File
Research Results
Upstream Adventures: Initial results from a clinical trial of early palliative care, delivered in the community by trained lay persons

Presentation submission to the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). AAHPM is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine, nurses and other healthcare providers. The Academy dedicates itself to advancing hospice and palliative medicine and improving the care of patients with serious illness.

Upstream Adventures: Initial results from a clinical trial of early palliative care, delivered in the community by trained lay persons
PDF File
Research Results
LifeCourse Utilization Poster Presentation at GSA

LifeCourse Utilization poster from the 2015 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting. The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organizations devoted to research, education, and practice in the filed of aging. Their mission is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers and the general public.

LifeCourse Utilization Poster Presentation at GSA
PDF File
Research Results
LifeCourse Goals Poster Presentation at GSA

LifeCourse Goals poster from the 2015 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting. The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organizations devoted to research, education, and practice in the filed of aging. Their mission is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers and the general public.

LifeCourse Goals Poster Presentation at GSA
PDF File
Research Results
Building New Teams for Late Life Care: Lessons from LifeCourse

An article on team development within a longitudinal cohort study designed to bring team-based, whole person care early in the course of serious illness.

Building New Teams for Late Life Care: Lessons from LifeCourse
PDF File
LifeCourse to Date
LifeCourse Brochure
LifeCourse Brochure
PDF File
LifeCourse to Date
A Roadmap for Success

A Roadmap for Success: Transforming Advanced Illness Care in America“, produced by the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-
TAC) and co-sponsored by the American Hospital Association and AARP.

A Roadmap for Success
Website
Supportive Resources
Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Neat the End of Life

Dying in America, a consensus report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

 

Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Neat the End of Life
Download
Supportive Resources
Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care

The mission of MNHPC is to promote quality of life in our communities through advance care planning, palliative care and hospice.

Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care
Website
Supportive Resources
We Know How This Ends: Living While Dying

We Know How This Ends:Living While Dying written by Bruce Kramer with Cathy Wurzer

We Know How This Ends: Living While Dying
Website
Supportive Resources
When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes air written by Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air
Website
Supportive Resources
Being Mortal Being Mortal
Website
Supportive Resources
Wilder Caregiving Resource Center

Wilder Foundation’s Caregiving Resource Center is a site designed specifically for caregivers.

Wilder Caregiving Resource Center
Website
Supportive Resources
Honoring Choices Minnesota

Honoring Choices Minnesota is an initiative of the Twin Cities Medical Society and its Foundation to encourage families and communities to have discussions regarding end-of-life care choices.

Honoring Choices Minnesota
Website
Documentaries and Videos
Cancer

Cancer In Between – See how some Minnesotans are living fulfilling lives while living with a cancer diagnosis.

Meaning & Legacy – Minnesota patients with chronic illness and their families face questions of meaning and quality of life.

Cancer
Video
Documentaries and Videos
Heart Failure

Heart & Soul – Features Minnesotans learning how to live well with heart failure.

Heart Failure
Video
Documentaries and Videos
Dementia

Facing Dementia – Music, community and adult day services can help those with dementia live well at every stage.

Dementia
Video
Documentaries and Videos
A Conversation With Atul Gawande

Late Life: A Conversation With Atul Gawande. Renowned surgeon and author, Dr. Atul Gawande, shares his unique perspective in an unparalleled  conversation to transform the way we think about and deliver late life care.

A Conversation With Atul Gawande
Video
Documentaries and Videos
Late Life Series

Late Life Series: A collaboration with LifeCourse and TPT – Twin Cities PBS. Select from a series of documentaries that explore re-imagining late life care for Minnesotans living with serious illness and their experiences with LifeCourse.

Late Life Series
Video
Documentaries and Videos
Community

Language of Health – Doctors and patients sometimes struggle to communicate across cultural and medical-language barriers.

Exploring Possibilities – Meet Minnesotans as they explore the options we all face as we age.

Community
Video
Research Results
LifeCourse 2015-2016 CV
LifeCourse 2015-2016 CV
PDF File
Research Results
EurekAlert! Public Release: Allina Health presents LifeCourse developments at national conference

Allina Health will present three ground-breaking findings at the AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Research Meeting this month in Boston. All are based on LifeCourse, a multi-year study of a whole-person approach to late-life care.

EurekAlert! Public Release: Allina Health presents LifeCourse developments at national conference
Download
Research Results
LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Quality of Life

Patient and Caregiver Quality of Life: Early Results from the LifeCourse Intervention

LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Quality of Life
PDF File
Research Results
LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Patient Experience Tool

Development and validation of a new patient-centered experience tool in patients with serious illness.

LifeCourse Poster for 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on Patient Experience Tool
PDF File
Research Results
Upstream Adventures: Initial results from a clinical trial of early palliative care, delivered in the community by trained lay persons

Presentation submission to the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). AAHPM is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine, nurses and other healthcare providers. The Academy dedicates itself to advancing hospice and palliative medicine and improving the care of patients with serious illness.

Upstream Adventures: Initial results from a clinical trial of early palliative care, delivered in the community by trained lay persons
PDF File
LifeCourse to Date
LifeCourse Brochure
LifeCourse Brochure
PDF File
Research Results
LifeCourse Utilization Poster Presentation at GSA

LifeCourse Utilization poster from the 2015 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting. The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organizations devoted to research, education, and practice in the filed of aging. Their mission is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers and the general public.

LifeCourse Utilization Poster Presentation at GSA
PDF File
Documentaries and Videos
Cancer

Cancer In Between – See how some Minnesotans are living fulfilling lives while living with a cancer diagnosis.

Meaning & Legacy – Minnesota patients with chronic illness and their families face questions of meaning and quality of life.

Cancer
Video
Documentaries and Videos
Heart Failure

Heart & Soul – Features Minnesotans learning how to live well with heart failure.

Heart Failure
Video
Research Results
LifeCourse Goals Poster Presentation at GSA

LifeCourse Goals poster from the 2015 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting. The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organizations devoted to research, education, and practice in the filed of aging. Their mission is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers and the general public.

LifeCourse Goals Poster Presentation at GSA
PDF File
Research Results
Building New Teams for Late Life Care: Lessons from LifeCourse

An article on team development within a longitudinal cohort study designed to bring team-based, whole person care early in the course of serious illness.

Building New Teams for Late Life Care: Lessons from LifeCourse
PDF File
LifeCourse to Date
A Roadmap for Success

A Roadmap for Success: Transforming Advanced Illness Care in America“, produced by the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-
TAC) and co-sponsored by the American Hospital Association and AARP.

A Roadmap for Success
Website
Documentaries and Videos
Dementia

Facing Dementia – Music, community and adult day services can help those with dementia live well at every stage.

Dementia
Video
Supportive Resources
Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Neat the End of Life

Dying in America, a consensus report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

 

Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Neat the End of Life
Download
Supportive Resources
Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care

The mission of MNHPC is to promote quality of life in our communities through advance care planning, palliative care and hospice.

Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care
Website
Supportive Resources
We Know How This Ends: Living While Dying

We Know How This Ends:Living While Dying written by Bruce Kramer with Cathy Wurzer

We Know How This Ends: Living While Dying
Website
Supportive Resources
When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes air written by Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air
Website
Supportive Resources
Being Mortal Being Mortal
Website
Supportive Resources
Wilder Caregiving Resource Center

Wilder Foundation’s Caregiving Resource Center is a site designed specifically for caregivers.

Wilder Caregiving Resource Center
Website
Supportive Resources
Honoring Choices Minnesota

Honoring Choices Minnesota is an initiative of the Twin Cities Medical Society and its Foundation to encourage families and communities to have discussions regarding end-of-life care choices.

Honoring Choices Minnesota
Website
Documentaries and Videos
A Conversation With Atul Gawande

Late Life: A Conversation With Atul Gawande. Renowned surgeon and author, Dr. Atul Gawande, shares his unique perspective in an unparalleled  conversation to transform the way we think about and deliver late life care.

A Conversation With Atul Gawande
Video
Documentaries and Videos
Late Life Series

Late Life Series: A collaboration with LifeCourse and TPT – Twin Cities PBS. Select from a series of documentaries that explore re-imagining late life care for Minnesotans living with serious illness and their experiences with LifeCourse.

Late Life Series
Video
Documentaries and Videos
Community

Language of Health – Doctors and patients sometimes struggle to communicate across cultural and medical-language barriers.

Exploring Possibilities – Meet Minnesotans as they explore the options we all face as we age.

Community
Video