News & Events

News

The Inaugural Interdisciplinary Aging Science and Care Lecture Series was held on October 3, where Professor Kuei-Min Chen, PhD, RN, FAAN, College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan spoke on "Developing and Translating Innovative Exercise Programs for Older Adults". Kuei-Min Chen (PhD '00, MS '96) is an established gerontological health expert working to advance health and well-being of older adults in Taiwan and around the world. She is the 2018 recipient of the University’s GPS Alliance Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals. Watch the lecture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbW1j4Vk8R8

Incontinence associated skin damage is an inflammation of the skin due to irritation and maceration. It is the most common physical complication of incontinence affecting patients in all settings, from critical care to those living in the community. IASD causes discomfort and pain for the patient, increases the risk of other skin damage, such as pressure injury, and raises health care costs.

(Oct. 2017) Assistant Professor Siobhan McMahon, PhD, MPH, APRN, GNP-BC, and her interdisciplinary research team are investigating specific intervention strategies that help older adults incorporate recommended physical activity into their everyday lives.

Thank you to all who joined us for the 10th annual conference for those caring for a person with memory loss. We support and honor your journey. Hope to see you next year.

(April 2017) An epidemiological study will examine factors such as diet, cognition, physical function, chronic disease and biomarkers that are associated with longevity and functional independence among those who are 100 years old or older.

(April 2017) For older adults, an accidental fall can be a pivotal event causing lasting changes in mobility, independence, health and well-being. 

Events

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
11:00am

​Center on Aging, Mayo Building D351