One of the most positive features of the current era of HIV, particularly in the Western world, is the fact that patients are aging successfully. In the 1980s, when the disease was first recognized, the average survival after someone was given a diagnosis of AIDS was approximately two years; indeed, on average, the interval between […]
Nancy Morrow-Howell, the director of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging, was recently profiled in the Washington University Record, and discussed her work in aging research, the impact of the field, her background, and her current perspectives.
The 2015 Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Award for Excellence in Service to Older Adults is newly offered to anyone within the St. Louis Metro region who has made outstanding contributions in service to older adults.
In 2014, Washington University announced it was partnering with the National University of Singapore to establish the Next Age Institute, an international collaboration to design, study, and test social innovations.
A network developing along the I-70 corridor in Missouri and Kansas will facilitate research and teaching teams on topics related to aging.
The Gerontological Society of America’s 67th Annual Scientific Meeting brings many of Washington University in St. Louis’ researchers in aging together in Washington, D.C.
Washington University recently offered a studio for advanced graduate architecture students titled “The Radical University: Designs for Aging and a University Intergenerational Living Community.”
Three scholars from across the university bring together students across schools and disciplines who are training to work with older adults in this Geriatric Interdisciplinary Teams course.