Caring for adults and older adults

Join the Geriatrics Member Interest Group 
POEMs Patient Oriented Evidence that Matters – short critical summaries of original research on topics relevant to primary care physicians that you can download, use and share.
Barriers to Telehealth Access for Older Adults
Polypharmacy Among Older Adults with Dementia
Impact of Colonoscopy in Patients Older than 75
Can drug treatment improve outcomes in people with dementia?
Testosterone Supplementation and Cognitive Functioning in Men
Exercise Recommendations for Older Persons with Obesity
Antipsychotics Use for Delirium in Hospitalized Patients
How does community screening and therapeutic prevention strategies reduce the incidence of falls in older people?
In High-Risk Older Patients with Atrial Fibrillation, Rhythm Control Reduces Cardiovascular Death and Stroke, But at a Price
Intensive Blood Pressure Control
Effectiveness of light therapy in older patients with cognitive impairment

Partners in Health 
Alzheimer's Association of Illinois 
Direct Connect Rapid Referral (Alzheimer's)
Illinois fact sheet on Alzheimer's Disease
Home Centered Care Institute - IAFP member Thomas Cornwell, MD is the founder of this organization dedicated to expanding access to home-based primary care for the elderly and frail, and otherwise home-bound patients. 

Illinois Aging Together - a statewide movement for aging equity in Illinois (IAFP is a supporting organization)

AAFP - information

AAFP Clinical Guidelines for Men's Health
Alzheimer's Disease
Early-onset Alzheimer's
Memory Loss family and caregiver support group at Rush University Medical Center

IDPH - Men's Health and Women's Health and LGBTQ Health 
Illinois Cognitive Health Resource Network:
IL Department on Aging

National Council on Aging5 Easy Home Modifications and Home Safety Recommendations

ECHO - Chicago -
The  “Extension for Community Healthcare outcomes”(ECHO) is a tele-mentoring model designed to help community providers build practical knowledge on implement best practices across a range of topics, including COVID-19. Learn more

IAFP is a member of the Prevention Work Group of the Illinois Comprehensive Cancer Coalition

End of Life Care

American Family Physician End of Life Care Collection (Editor's Choice AFP best content)
Get Palliative Care has a provider directory and education for patients and families
In Home Care provides information about in-home care services and helpful resources for elderly seniors wanting to live at home but needing assistance to do so safely.
American Academy of Home Care Medicine - based in Chicago
POLST Provider Orders for End of Life Treatment provides an array of information on assisted living options and costs for assisted living services in Illinois.
AAFP Policy on Medical Aid in Dying
Login to the IAFP CME Portal for an IAFP Hosted CME webinar on Medical Aid in Dying - A Physician's Perspective

Prepare for your Care (University of California)
CDC Advanced Care Planning Resource List

Other Resources
Hepatitis C Resources for Providers - Guidelines for HepC testing