M.S. Aging & Health News

Certificate in Senior Living Administration

July 14th, 2020

The & nbsp ; Certificate & nbsp ; is led by industry veteran Andrew Carle who previously directed the nationally recognized undergraduate program in Senior Living Admin…

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Information Webinar Sessions 1/21, 1/26, 2/4, 2/9

January 21st, 2020

Register for the information session which will be conducted over the Zoom Video Conferencing Platform. Dr. Pamela Saunders, Director of the Aging & Health Program, will lead the presentation. There will also be time for a Q&A session. We will host the information sessions on January 21, January 26, February 4, and February 9.

A Tale of Two Cities: How Community Impacts Aging

September 18th, 2019

Pamela Saunders, an Associate Professor and the Master of Science in Aging & Health Program Director, spoke at the AARP on innovative new solutions to support aging communities.

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Preparing for Work in the Aging Economy

September 10th, 2018

As college classes resume this fall, Georgetown University will welcome its inaugural class of students in a brand new degree: a Master’s of Science in Health and Aging. “The longevity market is a really exciting space with a great need for trained, educated professionals,” said professor Pamela A. Saunders, Program Director of the new GU program.

Master’s in Aging and Health Announced

February 15th, 2018

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is set to introduce an interdisciplinary Master of Science in Aging and Health degree program next fall to confront issues facing an increasingly senior and aging population in the United States. The new program is set to be housed in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences but to draw from both undergraduate and graduate teaching faculty.

Family history increases breast cancer risk even in older women

February 12th, 2018

Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women — those ages 65 and older, according to research team, led by Dejana Braithwaite, published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The findings could impact mammography screening decisions later in life.

Washington, DC Picked as a Top City in Age-Friendly Policies

December 20th, 2017

Washington, DC Picked as a Top City in Age-Friendly Policies – Age Friendly DC released a report on November 16th, 2017 addressing eight domains recommended as part of the WHO Age-Friendly City programs and two focus areas – emergency preparedness and elder abuse – that the District chose to add. read the full report for more information.

The World Health Organization’s report on Aging and Health

December 20th, 2017

The World Health Organization has released a report on Aging and Health. This report is a call to arms regarding the need for a comprehensive public health action on population ageing. The WHO believes this will require fundamental shifts, not just in the things we do, but in how we think about ageing itself.

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