Elders Help Teach Future Professionals

St. Luke’s is the official academic assisted-living center of UA Health Sciences. That academic relationship means the elders at St. Luke’s teach aspiring medical professionals and other UA students about what it’s like to age — both physically and emotionally. The primary care and screening clinics the students hold at St. Luke’s teach them first-hand about concepts like “hospital avoidance” that they don’t always learn in the classrooms and clinical rotations, said Jane Mohler, associate director of the UA Center on Aging.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 08:45