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  • The 34th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine + Pharmacy and Board Review will be held on September 13-16, 2017. Click to find out more >
  • The newsletter for the Generation eXchange (GenX) program has been published. You can download a copy of it here. Click to find out more >
  • Timeout: An innovative and unique intergenerational program at UCLA gives seniors an opportunity to mentor bright, enthusiastic college students while giving their caregivers a much needed break. Click to find out more >
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Recent GeroNet Updates

Apr 24, 2017
KJTV-TV, Lubbock, Texas, and Healthline on April 19 reported on the UCLA Improving Caregiving for Dementia (I-CareD) Caregiver “Bootcamp,” an immersive and interactive one-day program for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The “boot camp” story was also featured on KMVT-TV, Twin Falls, Idaho; KGWN-TV, Cheyenne, Wyoming; WVAH-TV, Charleston, West Virginia; WOAI-AM, San Antonio; WBBM-AM, Chicago, and other outlets. Dr. Zaldy Tan, medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program and assistant dean for curricular affairs at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was quoted.
Apr 17, 2017
Registration for the 2017 Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine + Pharmacy & Board Review has now opened! One of the longest-running courses of its kind, the UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine is a four-day course and board review in geriatric medicine that emphasizes an evidence-based and functional approach to the comprehensive care of older adults. It is designed for health professionals who wish to enhance their ability to care for older adults, and for physicians who are preparing for the initial certification or re-certification examinations in Geriatric Medicine offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP).
Apr 14, 2017
Dr. David Reuben, chief of the UCLA Division of Geriatrics, was quoted in an April Reader’s Digest article about ways to prevent loneliness. The article also referenced the Companion Care Program at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.