The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that older adults visit the emergency department as a result of an adverse drug event more than twice as often as those under 65 and are nearly seven times more likely to be hospitalized following an emergency visit.
When coming to the doctor’s office isn’t an option, our expert care can come to you!
House calls even include mobile labs and imaging, cognitive testing, and more.
DNP, FNP-C, CPPS
SaferCare Texas Clinician, Assistant Professor
Dr. Kate Taylor is an experienced board-certified family nurse practitioner with 22 years in health care. Dr. Taylor is active in the clinical education of UNTHSC health profession students and SaferCare Texas improving safety in care delivery. She deeply appreciates and respects older adults and her goal is to make a difference in their lives.
Community Health Worker
Karen Ayala, holding a bachelor’s degree in Public Health, serves as a dedicated community health worker at Safer Care Texas. Her fervent commitment to community welfare drives her to specialize in aiding geriatric patients. Through her role, she ensures seamless access to essential resources, offering invaluable support to enhance their quality of life
This FREE course examines a variety of issues impacting older adult care and provides a bridge to healthcare that emphasizes respect and dignity.