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About Gerontology at FranU

Gero at FranU is a university initiative dedicated to providing Baton Rouge with relevant, up-to-date information regarding healthy aging practices and activities. We work to change the perception of aging and promote independent living within the geriatric community while acting as the authoritative voice for our state.


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Meet Our Team

A dedicated team of professionals developed Gerontology at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University to provide the university community and Baton Rouge with cutting-edge information resources for healthy aging.

Are you a faculty member looking to get involved?
Are you a student looking to get involved?

We are dedicated to providing faculty and students with the opportunities and resources needed for professional development and top-level gerontological education experiences.

Are you an older adult looking for resources to live healthfully?

To fulfill our goal of creating an informed, well-educated community with access to healthy aging resources, we connect with the community through several programs.


The privilege of reaching out to meet the needs of others.

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is a small, Catholic, not-for-profit institution with a healthcare emphasis. The University is sponsored by the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady and is faithful to its mission grounded in Franciscan values. The University is a student-centered academic community committed to the pursuit of truth and common good and devoted to excellence in teaching and learning.


Make a difference in the world. Through the teachings of St. Francis; your mind, body, and soul are prepared for a life of service and happiness.


Experience a personalized and supportive college journey. We provide a caring campus focused on innovative programs and personalized student attention where first names replace numbers.


Start your journey at Franciscan, where you will meet life-long friends, and prepare for a lifetime of helping and giving to those in need.

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