Aging


August 30, 2017

UAMS One of Eight Selected Nationally for Home-Based Primary Care Education Program

Home Based Care

Aug. 9, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently was chosen by the Home-Centered Care Institute as one of eight Centers of Excellence for its Home-Based Primary Care program, a first-of-its-kind program designed to make high-quality, home-based primary care a more common practice across the United States.


November 16, 2016

Wei Honored as Distinguished Faculty Scholar

Nov. 16, 2016 | If someone piled all the research journals, research reports and documents resulting from or associated with the professional life of Jeanne Wei, M.D., Ph.D., then it might have been as high as the Pauly Auditorium stage on which she stood Nov. 9. She was on the stage to be honored as…


October 4, 2016

UAMS Hosts 17th Annual Geriatrics Conference

Dr. Malaz Boustani at Conference

Oct. 4, 2016 | During the 17th annual Geriatrics and Long-Term Care Update recently at UAMS, about 160 geriatrics professionals and educators learned what’s new in caring for older patients, giving them the tools to achieve what a guest speaker called “the Triple Aim.” The Triple Aim is a set of goals developed at the…


July 25, 2016

UAMS’ Sue Griffin, Ph.D., Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by Alzheimer’s Association

UAMS’ Sue Griffin, Ph.D., Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by Alzheimer’s Association

July 25, 2016 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Sue T. Griffin, Ph.D., recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimer’s Association at its International Conference in Toronto. Griffin has made groundbreaking contributions in the study of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions. She is the Alexa and William T. Dillard professor…


March 25, 2016

SeniorNet Teaches Blue Cross Employees Computer Skills

March 25, 2016 | Little Rock SeniorNet recently offered two computer classes to a select group of employees at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Little Rock. SeniorNet’s Little Rock chapter, part of the international, all-volunteer nonprofit organization, provides computer training to people ages 50 and up to enhance their computer skills and use…