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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   

The Fall 2014 Edition of Old News is Now Available!

In the newest issue of Old News, the Center on Aging newsletter, we continue our series entitled "Perspectives on Retirement" that profiles people who have retired to see how they are adapting to the changes in their lives. We also highlight several research and educational programs that we hope will be of interest to you.

Please share the newsletter with your colleagues. Changes or additions to the mailing list or news for future issues may be sent to coa@umn.edu

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Brain Fitness: Can physical and mental exercise preserve your mind?

The next Students Interested in Aging Studies Event is set for Friday, December 5! Take a break from studying and join us for pizza and presentations by Fang Yu, PhD, RN, School of Nursing and Mary Ann Schoenberger of the Southview Senior Center. They will discuss current research about this important topic. Free and open to all who are interested in aging studies, but registration is required.

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Mayo classroom D325

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Save the date for Summer Institute 2015!
Using Technology to Improve Care Today and Tomorrow

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 9 AM-4 PM
Place: Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center, Minn.
A tentative agenda is available here. More details will be available soon.

Spring registration is now open and we are offering several great courses:

Hot Topics in the Biology of Aging
Aging and Society
Introduction to Geriatrics
The Biology of Aging (no science background required)

Gerontology Service Learning

More details are available on the Educational Programs page

GEMs (Geriatric Education Modules)

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

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