Podcast: Enhancing Independence in Older Adults

The UConn Center on Aging is now part of an elite network of U.S. institutions working to advance the field of precision gerontology. Drs. George Kuchel and Richard Fortinsky explain how this relatively new discipline seeks to help older adults maintain their independence.

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This will really allow us to move forward our mission, which is … to improve the care of older adults through research, education, and clinical care … and in particular to move us forward, to bring together different strengths that we have on the research side, all focused on enhancing independence and older adults. — Dr. George Kuchel

Backed by a $7 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, the UConn Center on Aging is now part of an elite network of U.S. institutions working to advance the field of precision gerontology. Hear Dr. George Kuchel, UConn Center on Aging director, and Richard Fortinsky, Health Net, Inc. Endowed Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology, explain how this relatively new discipline seeks to help older adults maintain their independence.

Enhancing Independence in Older Adults