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Center on Aging/MAGEC
420 Delaware St. SE
D351 Mayo Mem. Bldg
Mayo Mail Code 197
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-1185
E-mail: coa@umn.edu


 
 

The Center on Aging is housed in the School of Public Health and enjoys the active participation of many faculty and staff from colleges and schools across the University, including the Medical School, School of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, School of Kinesiology, the Humphrey Institute, the School of Social Work, the College of Education and Human Development, and various departments in the College of Liberal Arts.

Announcements and Coming Events   

You are invited to Students Interested in Aging Studies
Movie and Pizza Night!

Join us on Thursday, October 23 for pizza, the film Gen Silent (2011), an award-winning documentary and the first film to address the challenges faced by older GLBT adults as they navigate the healthcare system, followed by a group discussion led by Stef Wilenchek, director of the GLBTA Programs Office, and Judith Katz of the Department of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies.

This event is free and all are welcome but registration is required.

Register here. 

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The Summer 2014 issue of Old News is Available Now

The current edition of Old News includes a summary of MAGEC's Summer Institute, information on the MAGEC Learning and Teaching about Aging program, we continue our series "Perspectives on Retirement", and features on the future of long-term care, a new academic course on demography and disability to be taught by Ben Capistrant, ScD, and other stories.

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GEMs (Geriatric Education Modules)

GEMs are a collection of informative web-based training courses designed for professionals who work with older adults, and educators and students in aging studies. GEMs are developed by experts in a variety of relevant fields. Each GEM includes a narrated slide presentation and ends with a short quiz to test your knowledge. The modules are free of charge.

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The seventh edition of Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics by Robert Kane, Joseph Ouslander, Itamar Abrass, and Barbara Resnick is now available.

For nearly three decades, the goal of Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics has remained unchanged: to help clinicians do a better job of caring for their older patients. You will find thorough and authoritative coverage of all the important issues in geriatrics, along with concise, practical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases and disorders most commonly encountered in an elderly patient.

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