GERONTOLOGY PROGRAM

Department of Social Work

Martin Andersen, UNCG Assistant Professor of Economics, joins the UNCG Gerontology Research, Outreach, Workforce, & Teaching Hub (GROWTH). Dr. Andersen’s research interests include: • Medicaid and Insurance Coverage among the Elderly • Effects of Benefit Design in the Medicare Part D Program on Drug Utilization, Choice, and Health Outcomes, and • Effects of insurance subsidies […]

Plan NOW to identify two (2) UNCG graduate and undergraduate teams to participate in a statewide entrepreneurship conference in Greensboro next February. Each participating team will be asked to identify a compelling community need that is not being addressed satisfactorily, and a strategy to address it. Teams will test that idea on campus and off, […]

In celebration of September being National Senior Center Month, Greensboro’s Smith Senior Center is hosting an open house from 10 am to 1 pm Thursday, September 18. The theme of this year’s Senior Center Month is “Celebrate LIFE at Your Senior Center” and focuses on how senior centers provide opportunities for learning, independence, friendship, and […]

2015 Greensboro Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday, September 19, 2015 Center City Park Greensboro, NC 27401 Registration at 9am Ceremony at 10am Walk at 10:15am Route Length: 2 miles Sign up as a team or an individual at: http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2015/NC-WesternCarolina?fr_id=7631&pg=entry

UNCG Dept. of Psychology PhD student, Megan Jordano, seeks local (Triad NC) volunteers for a research study — Cognitive Aging in Healthy Older Adults. Information about this important local study, plus Megan Jordano’s contact information, is provided below. “In order to conduct this research we maintain a database of healthy, community volunteers aged 60-75 from […]