Dr. Iman Al-Naggar Awarded Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Award

The American Urological Association (AUA) and the Urology Care Foundation, the official foundation of the AUA, awarded Dr. Iman Al-Naggar with a 2023 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Award for her project titled “Targeting aging pathways in lower urinary tract dysfunction.”

What You Can Do Now to Prevent Memory Loss

It’s never too early or too late to start thinking about protecting our brains. Research shows that taking steps to improve our health at any age can be especially important in helping lower our risk of developing dementia in later life. There are many ways to help prevent or delay memory loss and Dr. Patrick P. Coll, medical director for Senior Health at UConn Health shares some of those with us.

UConn Center on Aging Offers Support for Older Adults with Depression

Depression in older adults is even more complicated than younger adults and should be treated by a geriatric psychiatrist. The UConn Center on Aging offers one of the biggest divisions of geriatric psychiatry in the country.

Dr. Jaclyn Olsen Jaeger portrait in front of window

Society of Internists Invites Dr. Jaclyn Olsen Jaeger

UConn Center on Aging physician elected fellow of the American College of Physicians

Move for UConn Center on Aging Creates a Program for Coordinated Multidisciplinary Care of Older Adults – A First for the Region

On October 23, the UConn Center on Aging moved its clinical services to 21 South Road in Farmington. The move provides the opportunity to add a multifaceted subspecialty component to its nationally recognized clinical programs in geriatrics, thus creating a Geriatrics and Healthy Aging Program.

Can Brain Training Computerized Games Help Evaporate Brain Fog from Long COVID?

UConn Center on Aging and the Department of Psychiatry researchers are working to answer this public health threat question by launching a clinical trial for older adults using at home, brain-training games on computer tablets as a Long COVID patient therapy

Dr. George Kuchel Elected to Elite Group of Researchers

Dr. George Kuchel, director, UConn Center on Aging and chief, Geriatrics, UConn Health has the honor of being elected to the Academy for Health and Lifespan Research.

Dr. Jaclyn Jaeger with a stethoscope on a patient

UConn Health Minute: Exercise and Aging Well

Moving the body is one of the best ways to age well – it can improve your health and quality of life. And as Dr. Jaclyn Olsen Jaeger with the UConn Center on Aging explains, several of the most serious chronic conditions in older adults can be prevented or managed with physical activity.

UConn to Participate in First Ever Clinical Trial of Ketogenic Supplements and Healthy Aging

UConn Center on Aging will participate in a multi-site trial of older adults in the first-ever clinical study of its kind to evaluate the use of ketogenic supplements and frailty.

The Cato T. Laurencin Institute for Regenerative Engineering at UConn Selects Four Presidential M1 Mentorship Program Awardees

“I am pleased to welcome the 2023 cohort of Presidential M1 Mentors, comprised of a distinguished group of faculty across UConn and UConn Health. Mentorship is fundamental for student success, and it stands as one of the pillars of our Institute," says University Professor Dr. Cato T. Laurencin.