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Northwest AHEC: Half a Century of Impactful Healthcare Education

Jun 18, 2024 2:51:30 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in NCAHEC, continuing education, north carolina


Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) celebrates 50 years in 2024. Since 1974, we have served as a primary resource for educational activities and services with a focus on primary care in rural communities and those with less access to resources. We provide advanced training to healthcare professionals and students to recruit, train and retain the workforce needed to create a healthy North Carolina. 

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Back In Person - Recap of 2023 Geriatrics Conference

Jun 14, 2023 11:16:16 AM / by Alana Dodson, MBA, BSN, RN posted in Geriatric, conference, north carolina


On May 19th, 2023, geriatric care professionals from across our region descended upon Village Inn Event Center in Clemmons to attend the highly anticipated 2023 Geriatrics Conference hosted by Northwest AHEC. The air buzzed with excitement as attendees finally had the opportunity to meet face-to-face after years of virtual events due to the pandemic.

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May is Older Americans Month  - Join Us for the 2023 Geriatric Conference on May 19th

May 8, 2023 2:01:45 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Geriatric, aging, north carolina


Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed that May is Older Americans Month which is wonderful as we have our Geriatric Conference coming up! There is still time to register.

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How NC’s Population is Changing and Why It Matters

Apr 17, 2023 10:10:35 AM / by NW AHEC posted in Geriatric, seniors, aging, demographics, north carolina


What will North Carolina's population look like in coming years? NC ranks ninth nationally in population aged 65 and older and has undergone significant demographic changes in the 21st century. Assessing and understanding the demographic changes and their implications will be critical in addressing age-related issues, catalyzing change, and preparing for the future of North Carolina.

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