Dr. George Kuchel to Serve on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee

Dr. George Kuchel has been invited by Xavier Becerra, The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to serve on the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Geriatric Care Program Now Available for Cancer Patients at UConn Health

The Geriatric Oncology Co-Management Program was created at UConn Health’s Carol and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center in conjunction with the UConn Center on Aging creating a unique program that only a minority of community oncology practices in the U.S. provide access to geriatric specialty care

Lily Zhong and her poster "Cardiovascular interventions may provide differential benefits by patients' frailty"

Lily Zhong’s American Geriatrics Society Award ‘Unprecedented’

2nd straight year a UConn medical student wins Edward Henderson Student Award

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Available at UConn Health

UConn Health now offers lecanemab, a breakthrough monoclonal antibody for patients with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease.

Aerial (drone) view of the large letter UConn Sign on Oct. 15, 2019.

Six UConn Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows

The AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals

Medical Students Embrace Interactive Experience Learning the Care of Older Adults

The UConn School of Medicine students immerse in an interactive experience at Duncaster Independent Life Care Community to learn first hand from aging population how to care for their medical, physical and social needs.

Portrait of awardee and two presenters

National Honor for UConn Health’s Dr. Mario Fahed

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry 2024 Educator of the Year

UConn Health Minute: Aging Eyes

It’s painless but irreversible. A stroke of the optic nerve is a common type of vision loss as you age. But as UConn Health neuro-ophthalmologist Carolyne Riehle tells us, preventive care can help save your sight.

Women presenting to group

71 Going on 32: Patient Tells of ‘Successful Aging’

Advises UConn medical students on caring for older adults

UConn Health Minute: Delaying Dementia

It’s estimated one in 10 older Americans suffers from dementia but there are lifestyle changes you can make to help delay the onset of dementia.