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.
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.
Ming Xu, Ph.D. of UConn receives AFAR Rising Star Award in Aging Research
“A recipient of multiple AFAR grants, Dr. Xu has made a highly significant contribution to the field of aging research early in his career,” shares The American Federation for Aging Research.
Memory Center Co-Directors Answer Questions About New FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Drug
On Thursday, July 6, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave full approval to Leqembi, the first drug that shows hope in changing the course of Alzheimer’s disease. We met with Dr. Kristina Zdanys and Dr. Yazeed Maghaydah, co-directors of the James EC Walker Memory Assessment Program at the UConn Center on Aging to learn more about what this means for patients and their families.
American Geriatric Healthcare Professionals Award Victoria Kozar with the Edward Henderson Student Award
Victoria "Tia" Kozar, a third-year medical student at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, is this year’s recipient of the Edward Henderson Student Award given by the American Geriatric Healthcare Professionals in recognition of her extensive community involvement, significant leadership skills, record of academic excellence, and strong commitment to geriatrics care.