Learning to Fall

May 18, 2018

Multidisciplinary Research Project to Explore Cognitive Decline

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.

New Faculty Lead for Education Initiatives on Aging

July 21, 2015

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.

Home Modifications to Prevent Falls

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.

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Friedman Center Expands Award Criteria for 2015

January 26, 2015

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.

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Next Age International Collaboration Established

January 20, 2015

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.

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I-70 Network Corridor on Aging

January 6, 2015

A network developing along the I-70 corridor in Missouri and Kansas will facilitate research and teaching teams on topics related to aging.

Washington University at Gerontology Society of America 2014 Conference

September 25, 2014

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.

Architecture Studio Explores Aging Concepts in Design

Washington University recently offered a studio for advanced graduate architecture students titled “The Radical University: Designs for Aging and a University Intergenerational Living Community.”

2013 Global Aging Initiative Seed Funding

June 9, 2013

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.