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Eastern Colorado Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (EC-GRECC)
15 July 2020 - EC GRECC researchers Dr. Marian Betz Dr. Dan Matlock were contributing authors on this paper whose "findings suggest that many community-dwelling adults with dementia have firearm access and that there may be a need for enhanced education and resources for their caregivers." Read Views on Firearm Safety Among Caregivers of People With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias
EC GRECC researchers Dr. Marian Betz Dr. Dan Matlock were contributing authors on this paper that discusses the creation of the website Safety in Dementia. The site was created to help caregivers of those with Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias with decision aids related to firearm safety, driving and household safety. Read the article Views on Firearm Safety Among Caregivers of People With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias
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The Eastern Colorado GRECC focuses its training efforts on translating existing and new geriatrics knowledge and skills into clinical practice at the local, regional and national levels. These efforts build on the substantial geriatrics educational and training activities at the ECHCS and leverage important resources from the University of Colorado School of Medicine.