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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

Jun 10, 2016
Healthnewsdigest.com reported June 7 on the Companion Care Program in Geriatrics at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. The program uses volunteer companions to make hospital stays less lonely for elderly patients. Dr. David Reuben, chief of the UCLA Division of Geriatrics, and volunteer Julia Torrano, were quoted.
May 24, 2016
Dr. Hong-Phuc Tran, geriatrician at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and assistant clinical professor, authored a May 13 Santa Monica Mirror column about finding relief from seasonal allergies.
May 24, 2016
My News LA.com and Los Angeles Patch on May 18, and City News Service and Next Avenue on May 19 reported on Purposeful Aging Los Angeles, a three-year plan between the city and county incorporating civic participation and employment, community support and health services and transportation to make Los Angeles more accessible to the elderly. The UCLA Los Angeles Community Academic Partnership for Research in Aging, which is led by Dr. Catherine Sarkisian, professor in residence of medicine in the division of geriatrics, is an integral part of the initiative.