Healthy Aging Research and Scholarship


Great news! The American Geriatrics Society has accepted our manuscript Increasing Health-Related Internet Use In A Culturally And Ethically Diverse Community  to be included in a poster presentation at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society! The presentation will take place in Orlando, Florida on May 4th, 2018.

The American Geriatrics Society is nationwide network of over 6,000 healthcare professionals whose aim is to improve the lives, health, and independence of older people. Members of AGS include geriatricians, geriatric nurses, family practitioners, pharmacists and internists.

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Established in 1974, the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) is a membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training, and research programs in the field of aging.

The purpose of AGHE is to foster the commitment of higher education to the field of aging through education, research, and public service. We have been a member school since 2012 and we recently attended the 44th AGHE Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference  to stay abreast of the most current trends in gerontology in higher education.

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The CIHA program integrates nursing, anthropology and epidemiology as an approach for a Nurse Practitioner to systematically partner with communities and providers to assess social determinants of health to identify community cultural capital (community strengths and assets) and issues central to aging and health. The CIHA program partnered with 4 HUD facilities owned by Our Lady of the Lake to  serve as a model program to provide population-based gerontology and healthy aging interventions.

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