The Healthy Mind Study will determine whether or not exercise, health education, mindfulness training, or a combination thereof can slow down or reverse age-related cognitive decline.
Brian D. Carpenter, PhD, is joining the team of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health as Faculty Lead for Educational Initiatives in Aging.
Falls are a serious health risk for older adults. The Participation, Environment, and Performance Laboratory works to lessen the risk and incidence of falls, allowing older adults to successfully “age in place” in their own homes.
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.”
The Friedman Center for Aging funded 10 proposals to support collaborations that will advance cross-national research and education on older adults, later life and aging societies.