Caring for adults and older adults

Partners in Health 
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Awareness
Alzheimer's Association of Illinois 
Direct Connect Rapid Referral (Alzheimer's)
Illinois fact sheet on Alzheimer's Disease

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
IL Department on Aging

ECHO - Chicago -
The  “Extension for Community Healthcare outcomes”(ECHO) is a telementoring model designed to help community providers build practical knowledge on implement best practices across a range of topics, including COVID-19.  Nursing homes are invited to their 16 week program beginning November 9. Learn more

Illinois State Cancer Registry 
Illinois State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan
Breast Cancer in Illinois fact sheet and patient handout  
Colorectal Cancer Illinois facts and disparities and patient handout
Lung Cancer fact sheet and patient handout
Melanoma fact sheet and patient handout
Prostate Cancer fact sheet and patient handout 
Obesity and Cancer patient handout
Gynecologic Cancer patient handout 

Ovarian Cancer infographic from Hope Light Foundation 
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Illinois Chapter

Palliative and End of Life Care- According to ABFM 2018 re-certification data, 25% of Illinois diplomates provide end of life care and 2% list palliative care as their principal professional activity. 

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.
Home Centered Care Institute - IAFP member Thomas Cornwell, MD is the founder and CEO of this organization dedicated to expanding access to home-based primary care for the elderly and frail, and otherwise home-bound patients. 
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

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