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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 >
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Recent GeroNet Updates

May 19, 2017
AARP, KRDO.com, and KESQ.com and other outlets reported May 11 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 gained new media placements, including May 12 in El Nuevo Herald; May 14 in the Los Angeles Daily News, Pasadena Star-News, Whittier Daily News and the San Bernardino County Sun; May 14 in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin; May 15 in the Bradenton Herald; and May 16 in the Daily World. Dr. Zaldy Tan, medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program, was quoted.
May 12, 2017
Kaiser Health News on May 9 and NPR’s “Here & Now” reported May 5 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. California Healthline, KPCC-FM, Coeur D’Alene Press, Inquirer.net and other outlets carried the reports. Dr. Zaldy Tan, medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program, was quoted.
May 08, 2017
Circa on May 3 covered TimeOut @ UCLA, an innovative, intergenerational program that gives volunteer college students an opportunity to interact with seniors suffering from mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s while also providing patients’ regular caregivers much-needed respite time. Dr. Zaldy Tan, medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program, was interviewed.