Aging & Long-Term Care

At a glance

What: High-quality evidence-based classes, certificates, and conferences focused on keeping your professional knowledge, skills, and credentials up to date

Who: Taught by leading researchers and UW-Madison faculty

Certification: Programs meet multiple licensure requirements for continuing education

Questions? Contact program coordinator Dr. Suzanna Waters-Castillo at or 608-263-3174


Upcoming classes/programs
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Th, Mar 3, 8:30am-3:30pm  •  $175
Th, Mar 24, 9am-3pm  •  $135
Th, Apr 7, 8:30am-3:30pm  •  $175
TW, Apr 12-13, 9am-4pm  •  $175 on or before March 15 and $225 after March 15, 2016 | Student and Senior discount fee $50.00 | UW and VA discount fee $135.00
Th, Apr 14, 9am-4pm  •  $135.00
F, May 6, 9am-3pm  •  $135
ThF, July 28-29, 8:30am-4pm  •  $325
Professional certificates
Intensive training for working with older adults experiencing mental distress.

A 2-day institute advancing the understanding of geriatric mental illness and Parkinson’s Disease.

Skill-building and evidence-based approaches for care managers working with older adults who have mental illness.
Special programs
Take 1 class, or all 3 at a discount.

Independent-study course prepares you for the nursing home administration licensing exam. Available on CD.

This online course is intended for employees of community based residential facilities or adult family homes, and individuals interested in providing care and services to adults with intellectual disabilities. This course is authored by Professor Barbara Bowers of UW-Madison School of Nursing and is a collaboration with the Department of Health Services Bureau of Assisted Living.