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Column: How Gerontology Education Is Meeting The Challenges Of COVID-19 And Beyond

Gerontology education programs are uniquely suited to address the challenges emphasized by COVID-19 and to anticipate future areas to focus on, write Senior Associate Dean Maria Henke and Dean Pinchas Cohen in a column for LeadingAge California.

Column: Palliative care works, so why is it rarely used? Follow the money

Mireille Jacobson coauthored a column for STAT on why palliative care hasn’t been widely adopted in the U.S. despite its efficacy.

COVID-19 and the Future of Aging

Experts identify four priority areas to improve the lives of older adults.

“How Much Time Do You Want for Your ‘Progress’?” Inequitable Aging for Diverse Sexual and Gender Minorities

Given the increasing diversity of our aging society, it is imperative that we begin to address the aging and health needs of older sexual and gender minority (SGM) adults of color, say PhD student Mekiayla Singleton, Catherine García PhD ’20 and Lauren Brown PhD ’18.

World AIDS Day: supporting older adults with HIV

Over half of the people living with HIV in the USA are older adults, which brings a new set of challenges to fighting AIDS, says Paul Nash.