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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

Jan 17, 2017
Neurology Now reported Jan. 10 on The UCLA Improving Caregiving for Dementia (I-CareD) Caregiver “Bootcamp,” an immersive and interactive one-day program for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The “bootcamp” is organized by the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care program and offers hands-on workshops on home safety, recreation therapy, handling problematic behaviors, choosing the right kinds of food, and stress-relieving activities such as yoga. Dr. Zaldy Tan, medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program and assistant dean for curricular affairs at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was quoted.
Jan 06, 2017
A number of broadcast outlets, including WNDU-TV, South Bend, Indiana, and KSAT-TV, San Antonio, Texas, on Jan. 2 aired a segment on Alzheimer’s that featured Dr. Gary Small, director of geriatric psychiatry at the Semel Institute and director of the UCLA Longevity Center. Small discussed how much non-genetic factors can influence our risk for Alzheimer’s. WNDU-TV: http://bit.ly/2jfyWPz
Jan 03, 2017
The TimeOut@UCLA program has been recognized by Generations United National as a 2016-2019 Program of Distinction for exceptional Intergenerational Service.