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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 >
  • Visit the GeroGiving page to find out how to get involved in the Division's work! Click to find out more >
  • 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 33rd Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine + Pharmacy and Board Review is returning to the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California September 7-10, 2016. Click to find out more >

Recent GeroNet Updates

Jul 29, 2016
Endocrinology Advisor reported July 21 on research led by Dr. Albert Shieh, a clinical instructor in geriatrics, about an index that helps predict which women may suffer significant bone loss as they undergo menopause.
Jul 22, 2016
A basic-needs study from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health was featured July 17 in The Sacramento Bee. The study found that about 20 percent of California adults age 65 and older cannot afford basic needs such as food, housing and health care
Jul 15, 2016
Santa Monica Mirror published July 8 a guest column from Dr. Grace Chen, geriatrician at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and assistant clinical professor, explaining the Zika virus and how older adults can protect themselves. The column also appeared at Westsidetoday.com.