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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 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

Mar 13, 2017
Myscience.org on March 3 published articles on the Care Companions Program at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, in which volunteers visit with geriatric patients who have few, if any, visitors. Dr. David Reuben, chief of the UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood; Valerie Yeo, unit director, inpatient geriatrics unit in Santa Monica; and a program volunteer were quoted in the articles.
Mar 13, 2017
Hospitals & Health Networks featured on March 8 the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program in an article highlighting different approaches to dementia care. The article quoted Dr. Zaldy Tan, medical director of the program and assistant dean for curricular affairs at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Feb 24, 2017
KFSN-TV, Fresno, California, on Feb. 17 featured Dr. Gary Small, a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute, in a report about tips to delay onset of Alzheimer’s disease. WFMZ-TV, Allentown, Pennsylvania, also quoted Small on Feb. 17 in a story about the under-treatment of early Alzheimer’s.