Please note that NHCGNE is paying close attention to new developments pertaining to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Six cases were confirmed in a Washington state nursing home on 2/29/20. We encourage anyone working with older adults to pay attention to the warnings and take extra precautions. Specifically, we encourage you to:
Here are some additional links to help all of us understand and be as prepared as possible for this world health threat, especially as it relates to older adults:
NHCGNE leaders, Alyce Ashcraft and Ellarene Sanders, have written a tremendous article in Science Direct that chronicles the journey of the National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NHCGNE leaders, Claudia J. Beverly and J Taylor Harden, have written a tremendous article in Science Direct that chronicles the John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF) funded gerontological nursing initiatives 1996-present.