• Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) is an international nursing education and consultation program designed to improve geriatric care in healthcare organizations. The NICHE program of the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing provides resources for nursing and interdisciplinary teams to achieve organizational goals for the care of older adult clients.


  • AgeWise is devoted to the problems of the older adults, which means the group also works hand-in-hand with the children of aging parents. AgeWise programs are available in other geographic areas.


  • Center for Advanced Palliative Care™ (CAPC) is dedicated to improving healthcare for people facing serious illness by increasing access to quality palliative care. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve the quality of life for both the patient and the family.


  • The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) is a patient care program that is designed to prevent delirium among hospitalized older adults. HELP aims to achieve this goal by familiarizing older adults with their surroundings, meeting their needs for nutrition, fluids, and sleep, and keeping them mobile within the limitations of their physical condition.

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