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  • 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 >
  • 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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Recent GeroNet Updates

Jun 23, 2017
A recent Kaiser Health News story on The UCLA Improving Caregiving for Dementia Caregiver “Boot Camp,” an interactive one-day program for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, ran June 20 on NewsOK.
Jun 02, 2017
A story that originally appeared in Kaiser Health News in August – about the rising number of elderly patients on multiple medications – appeared May 29 in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Palm Beach Post, Austin American-Statesman and several other newspapers. Dr. David Reuben, chief of geriatrics, Dominick Bailey, geriatric clinical pharmacist and Dr. Maristela Garcia, medical director of inpatient geriatrics at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, were quoted in the article. It previously appeared in Washington Post, and was syndicated on PBS Newshour.org, Health Leaders Media, California Healthline and dozens of other outlets.
May 26, 2017
WPVI-TV, Philadelphia, reported May 23 on The UCLA Improving Caregiving for Dementia Caregiver “Boot Camp,” an interactive one-day program for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The “boot camp” is organized by the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care program and offers hands-on workshops. In addition, a recent Kaiser Health News story on the boot camp continued gaining media placements, including May 20 in the Boston Herald, May 21 in the Albany Democrat-Herald, May 23 in the Indiana Gazette, and May 24 in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald. Dr. Zaldy Tan, medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program, was quoted.