Caring for adults and older adults

IAFP 
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.
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?

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
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. 
Rethink Obesity

AAFP - familydoctor.org 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 - echo-chicago.org/
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. Learn more

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

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.
American Academy of Home Care Medicine - based in Chicago
POLST Provider Orders for End of Life Treatment
Caring.com 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