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Senior Mentor Program Development Toolkit

Senior Mentor Program Development Toolkit

University of New Mexico School of Medicine
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This product will guide its user though the process of creating a Senior Mentor Program. The necessary files and documentation are provided, as well as a short video on the benefits of such a program.

Educational objectives: 

To expose students to the older population through friendship and personal interaction. The goals of this program are centered around exposing medical students to older adults as people rather than sick patients.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

A group of volunteer older adults.

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Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Lloryn Swan

Suggested Citation:
Senior Mentor Program Development Toolkit. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: