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  • 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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  • The 33rd Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine + Pharmacy and Board Review is returning to the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California September 7-10, 2016. Click to find out more >

Recent GeroNet Updates

Sep 20, 2016
Dr. Zaldy Tan, associate professor of medicine in the division of geriatrics and medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program, was quoted by the New York Times about caregiver burnout.
Sep 12, 2016
An article published by Kaiser Health News on the rising number of elderly patients on multiple medications that can produce dangerous drug interactions and serious side effects continues to garner media placements. Already published in more than a dozen media outlets, it was syndicated Sept. 4 in the Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily News, Pasadena Star News and the La Crosse Tribune (La Crosse, WI). Dr. David Reuben, chief of geriatrics; Dominick Bailey, geriatrics clinical pharmacist; and Dr. Maristela Garcia, director of the inpatient geriatric unit at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, were quoted.
Sep 12, 2016
Dr. Zaldy Tan, associate professor of medicine in the division of geriatrics and medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program, contributed Sept. 8 to Medscape on when patients with dementia should stop driving. Separately, Physical Therapy Products reported Sept. 5 on research led by Tan suggesting that regular physical activity for older adults could lead to higher brain volumes and a reduced risk for developing dementia.