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BrainShape podcast with NYU Aging Incubator's Professor Bei Wu on Oral Health & Healthy Aging

June 4, 2019

NYU Aging's co-director, Professor Bei Wu was featured in episode 12 of BrainShape's podcast. In this interview, Professor Wu disscussed oral health and its relationship to healthy aging. 

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NYU Aging Incubator's co-director, Dr. Joshua Chodosh, teams with West Health to release its first Telehealth Post-acute and Long-term Care Guide

March 15, 2019
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Photo Credit: West Health

NYU Aging's co-director, Dr. Joshua Chodosh, teams with West Health to create a practical guidebook for effectively implementing a telehealth program for post-acute and long-care. 

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Read NYU Aging Incubator's latest newsletter "A Year In Review| January 2019" 

January 28, 2019

Check out NYU Aging's latest newsletter that recaps all of 2018's dynamic speaking events, meaningful partnerships, and increased opportunities for innovation on aging. 

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NYU Aging Incubator announces its 2018 Annual Student Image Award Competition Winners

December 5, 2018

The NYU Aging Incubator is pleased to announce its student winners for their 2018 Annual Student Image Award Competition. NYU Aging Incubator selected undergraduate Photography and Imaging student, Alina Patrick, from Tisch School of the Arts, and graduate Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) candidate, Tenzin Kunsang, from Rory Meyer’s College of Nursing as this year’s winners. Their images captured and portrayed the power, vitality, wisdom and beauty of aging. In addition, their images truly encompassed the “The Aging Process” theme for the competition that illustrated older persons actively connected to the world as they age.

Alina Patrick, Undergraduate 
NYU Tisch School of the Arts
Photography and Imaging student

Tenzin Kunsang, Graduate
NYU Rory Meyer’s College of Nursing
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) candidate

Both Alina and Tenzin will each receive a $500 prize, and their images will be featured on NYU Aging Incubator’s website and additional media outlets from NYU Aging Incubator partners. The NYU Aging Incubator is extremely proud of the winners and thankful for the many students that submitted their entries in this year’s competition.

NYU School of Medicine and College of Global Public Health release research article for JAGS on "Hospital Readmission Risk for Patients with Self‐Reported Hearing Loss and Communication Trouble"

November 19, 2018
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Dr. Joshua Chodosh, NYU Aging Incubator Co-Director

NYU Aging Incubator's co-director, Dr. Joshua Chodosh, along with NYU School of Medicine Drs. Barbara Weinstein and Jan Blustein, and NYU College of Global Public Health Dr. Ji Eun Chang, released a new research article for the Journal of the American Geriatirics Society (JAGS) on "Hospital Readmission Risk for Patients with Self‐Reported Hearing Loss and Communication Trouble."

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NYU Aging Incubator and NYU Global Research Initiatives co-hosted leaders from the China Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (CAGG)

November 14, 2018

The NYU Aging Incubator, along with NYU Global Research Initiatives, hosted delegates from the China Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (CAGG) on November 13. Mr. Liu Weilin, president of the CAGG, and Professors Lu Jiehua and Yao Yuan, vice presidents of the association gave presentations on their aging research. 

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NYU Aging Incubator's co-director, Dr. Vicki Raveis, presents "Live Long and Prosper: Longevity in the 21st Century" at NYU Dentistry's Dean's Lecture 

November 5, 2018
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Dr. Victoria Raveis, NYU Aging Incubator Co-Director

NYU Aging Incubator's co-director, Dr. Vicki Raveis, delivered an insightful lecture about how people are living longer, healthier lives, due in part to lifestyle changes and advances in sciences and medicine at NYU Dentistry's Dean's Lecture.

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 NYU Aging Incubator collaborates with NYU Entrepreneurial Institute's "Intergenerational Innovation at the NYU Healthcare Makerthon"

November 5, 2018 
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Photo: NYU Aging Incubator

"This year’s Makerthon presented three challenges which asked the NYU community to develop business and product solutions that address the needs of America’s growing aging population. Makerthon organizing partner, the NYU Aging Incubator, provided the challenge prompts."

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NYU Meyers Awarded $6.1 Million NIH Grant to Improve Quality of Dementia Care in Hospice

October 29, 2018 
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Photo credit: Hartford Foundation / Julie Turkewitz

"The National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing a $6.1 million grant to study a program designed to bring effective care to people with dementia receiving hospice care."

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NYU Aging Incubator's co-director, Dr. Bei Wu, receives $3.47 Million NIH Grant for NYU Meyers to Improve Oral Health Among People with Dementia

October 4, 2018 
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Dr. Bei Wu, NYU Aging Incubator Co-Director

"The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and National Institute on Aging, both part of the National Institutes of Health, have awarded the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing with funding to improve the oral hygiene of people with mild dementia. The $3.47 million, five-year grant will be used to implement and study a unique oral health intervention involving family caregivers in New York and North Carolina."

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New publication from Journal of Advanced Nursing, "Dementia Caregiver Interventions in Chinese Population: A Systematic Review"

October 4, 2018 

"In recent years, an increasing number of dementia caregiving interventions have been developed for Chinese older adults living in Asia that aim to reduce caregivers’ burden, depression and distress and enhance quality of life. However, little is known on the nature and the efficacy of these interventions. This new publication from Journal of Advanced Nursing examines the characteristics and efficacy of dementia caregiving interventions among the Chinese population."

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Ageing & Society releases new article,"The Mediating Roles of Functional Limitations and Social Support on the Relationship between Vision Impairment and Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults"

September 5, 2018 

©Lord: Courtesy of NYU Photo Bureau

Ageing & Society has published a recent study that aims to investigate the mediating roles of functional limitations and social support on the relationship between vision impairment and depressive symptoms in older adults.

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NYU Meyers Launches Aliviado, a Resource for Home Health and Hospice Teams Caring for People with Dementia

September 4, 2018 

"The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing is working to change home health and hospice care for people with dementia through a new initiative called Aliviado Health."

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Radio Interview: NYU Aging Co-Directors speak with Generation Bold: The Fountain of Truth radio show 

June 10, 2018 
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Radio show on BizTalkRadio

Listen to NYU Aging co-directors talk with BizTalk radio's Generation Bold: The Fountain of Truth  host, Adriane G. Berg, on how NYU Aging is changing the image of aging through innovative and interdisciplinary research, educational activities, events, service, and policy. 

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NEW STUDY: “Smart” Dresser Prototype Guides People with Dementia in Getting Dressed

May 1, 2018 
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The DRESS prototype uses a combination of sensors and image recognition to help with the dressing process. (Photo: Sapna Parikh/New York University)

"A new study published in JMIR Medical Informatics describes how a “smart home” prototype may help people with dementia dress themselves through automated assistance, enabling them to maintain independence and dignity and providing their caregivers with a much-needed respite..."

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NYU's Compliance Matters March Newsletter-  "NYU’s New Aging Incubator: Engendering Generational Diversity"

March 15, 2018

"The Aging Incubator looks to challenge traditional perspectives and thoughts on aging. While the initiative started as a set of informal discussions around aging, it has grown to include speaker series events and an innovation award competition..."

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NYU Aging Incubator's First Annual Innovators in Aging Award Winners

January 25, 2018
students standing in a line with certificates in hands.

Left-to-Right: Anna Brown, Anthonia Seriki

We are very pleased to announce our winning team for the 1st Annual Innovators in Aging Award. The Innovators in Aging Award was launched in September 2017 for graduate and undergraduate students interested in submitting innovative ideas for tools or resources that would significantly enhance the lives of older adults. The winning team will partake in one of our speaker series this coming year to discuss their innovation.

Read The BMJ's "Tackling hearing loss to improve the care of older adults"

January 23, 2018 
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Photo: BMJ 2018;360:k21

"Many older adults have difficulty understanding speech in acute healthcare settings owing to hearing loss, but the effect on patient care is often overlooked, argue Jan Blustein and colleagues..."

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NYU News Release | Older Adults Are Increasingly Identifying - But Still Likely Underestimating - Cognitive Impairment in Their Families 

January 16, 2018
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Photo: © monkeybusinessimages / iStock

"An increasing number of older adults are reporting cognitive impairment in their families over the past two decades, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine..."

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