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AAHCM Annual Meeting October 18-19, 2019

Register today for the 2019 American Academy of Home Care Medicine Annual Meeting.


Annual "Stand Up to Falls Symposium"

Announcing
Annual Stand Up to Falls Symposium for Fall Prevention Awareness

September 27, 2019
12:00-4:00 PM


Arizona End of Life Care Partnership Video - 2019

Changing the way we talk about death.


Sharon Kha: Living with Parkinson's OpEd

Sharon Kha: Opinion Piece, "Living with Parkinson's, I feel your kindnesses" published in the Arizona Daily Star on April 11, 2019


Family Caregiver Day at the Capitol, March 21, 2019

Family Caregiver Day at the Capitol, March 21, Offers Opportunity to Advocate for Elderly

Lisa M. O'Neill, MPH, DBH and Rosemary Browne, MD advocate for the elderly with Arizona state policy makers.


Researchers to Compete in ‘Shark Tank,’ Demo Technology, More at Research Day, Feb. 13

University of Arizona researchers will compete in a Shark Tank-style competition, demonstrate their medical technology and more during Research Day, a first-of-its-kind event coordinated by the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.


Op ED: Dr. Linda Phillips, Drug costs impact the financial well-being of older adults

While legislators deliberate about strategies for curbing the high costs of drugs, Dr. Phillips urges them to think broadly and devise legislative strategies that assure the best possible effect, with the least number of drugs and the fewest monetary and human costs.


Dr. Indu Partha featured in sheMD/Women in Medicine

Why (Inpatient) Internal Medicine? - PCP on the Wards: Dr. Partha discusses her journey in returning to academic medicine and the importance of internal medicine education in an inpatient setting for residents and medical students. She goes on to discuss a variety of vital topics to achieve successful patient care.

 


Op Ed: Dr. Linda Phillips, "Older people make extraordinary contributions"

Opinion: "Excitement abounds. Rumor has it that Santa Claus, one of the most beloved people in our part of the world, is coming to town. As a gerontologist who has been in the field for around 40 years, I find it ironic that such a very, very old man causes such an excited stir in a country that worships youth."


Dr. Monica Vandivort - House Call Physician of the Year

American Academy of Home Care Medicine recognizes Dr. Monica Vandivort as 2018 House Call Physician of the Year


Dr. Mindy Fain is Recognized during "Women in Medicine" Month

Dr. Mindy Fain is Recognized during "Women in Medicine" Month


UA Immunobiology Chief Awarded $1.5M Grant to Study Threat of Chikungunya to Elderly

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will study why the elderly suffer disproportionately from the emerging mosquito-borne virus.


September is Go4Life Month

Teaching endurance, strength, flexibility and balance to older adults.


UA Department of Surgery Names Bellal Joseph, MD, Chief of Trauma Division

Tenured UA professor, distinguished researcher and trauma surgeon tapped to lead busy trauma division.  


This Virus Actually May Boost — Not Weaken — Our Immune System

Lifelong cytomegalovirus infection may be beneficial, boosting the immune system in old age, when we need it most, according to a study led by University of Arizona researchers published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


UA students highlighted in HBRN Scholar Spotlight

Congratulations to our University of Arizona Healthy Brain Research Network Scholars!


Dr. Jane Mohler on the benefits of lifelong friendships, Daily Star, February 2, 2018

Meaningful relationships and social integration stave off social loneliness


Dr. Jane Mohler on the benefits of physical exercise, Daily Star, January 21, 2018

“All of us want to maintain our independence and well-being,” said Mohler, explaining that falling, cognitive impairment and frailty all represent loss of independence. “Cognitive decline can be staved off or slowed by physical activity.”


“Aging and Our Immunity” Theme of UA Arthritis Center’s 16th Annual Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Jan. 27

World-renowned aging and the immune system researcher Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich will deliver the keynote address. The conference addresses health and services that help improve daily life for those living with arthritis—and those who care for them.


Help Extend and Expand Independence at Home (IAH)

Find out how you can help to extend and expand The Independence at Home (IAH) demonstration program.


UA Center on Aging Joins Nationwide Network For Home-based Primary Care Education

The Home Centered Care Institute, a non-profit organization that works to nationally advance home-based primary care through research, education and training, will partner with the UA and seven other newly named HCCI centers of excellence to increase the number of high-quality home-based primary care professionals in the nation.


UA Geriatrician Receives Award to Improve Health Outcomes of Seriously Ill Elders

UA Center on Aging member Monica Vandivort, MD, will use a $50,000 start-up grant from the Arizona Area Health Education Centers (AzAHEC) for a clinical research initiative to improve health outcomes of seriously ill elders in Sierra Vista.


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