“This is Getting Old” — A Podcast with a Purpose

A nurse practitioner takes the vitals of an elderly patient.
11/06/2020 14:48

Melissa Batchelor, director of the Center for Aging, Health, and Humanities and a leader in geriatric nursing, is coming up with innovative ways to disseminate content on age-friendly systems within this field and beyond. Too often, nursing and aging issues are considered to be niche topics, not relevant to general health care research, education or policy. Both, however, are of extreme importance to the entire health care system, because “when things are age-friendly, they are friendly for everyone” — an idea that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light. So how has she been able to creatively disseminate her important messages? She has a podcast.

Read the full story on the GW Nursing Magazine website!