The Foundation for Geriatric Education donated $2,000 to help purchase equipment for Roane State Community Collegeâ€™s physical therapist assistant, or PTA, program.
â€œWe greatly appreciate the foundationâ€™s support for Roane State physical therapist assistant students,â€ said Dr. Michael Laman, Roane State dean of allied health sciences. â€œPTAs play a critical role in healthcare, and thanks to the foundationâ€™s support, we will be able to provide our students with new learning tools to help them succeed in this important field.â€
The Foundation for Geriatric Education is a nonprofit organization started by Dr. Carl Adams, founder of National HealthCare Corporation. Founded in 1982, the Foundation for Geriatric Education provides funding to schools and organizations to enhance their geriatric curriculum. [Read more…]