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  • The newsletter for the Generation eXchange (GenX) program has been published. You can download a copy of it here. Click to find out more >
  • Timeout: An innovative and unique intergenerational program at UCLA gives seniors an opportunity to mentor bright, enthusiastic college students while giving their caregivers a much needed break. Click to find out more >
  • Our dedicated doctors and nursing staff see patients Monday through Friday every week of the year. Click to find out more >
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  • UCLA Health System Geriatric Medicine now offers an innovative, managed care program for patients and families affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Click to find out more >
  • The 34th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine + Pharmacy and Board Review will be held on September 13-16, 2017. Click to find out more >

Recent GeroNet Updates

Feb 13, 2017
WAAY-TV, Huntsville, Alabama, on Feb. 8 and KSAT-TV, San Antonio, on Feb. 2 aired segments featuring Dr. Gary Small explaining how certain medications can improve quality of life for those with Alzheimer’s. Small is director of geriatric psychiatry at the Semel Institute and director of the UCLA Longevity Center.
Feb 03, 2017
Medscape and The Doctor Oz Blog reported Jan. 27 on research by Dr. Arun Karlamangla, professor of medicine in the division of geriatrics, finding that mental acuity in women begins to decline as early as the 50s.
Feb 03, 2017
Dr. Zaldy Tan, medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program and assistant dean for curricular affairs at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, commented Jan. 23 in the San Diego Union Tribune about helping medical students care better for older patients.