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.
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 NYU Tisch School of the Arts Photography and Imaging student
Alina Patrick, Undergraduate
NYU Tisch School of the Arts
Photography and Imaging student
Tenzin Kunsang NYU Rory Meyer’s College of Nursing Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) candidate
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 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."
Yao Yuan, CAGG, Provost Katherine E. Fleming, NYU, Dean Eileen M Sullivan Marx, NYU Nursing, Liu Weilin, CAGG, Lu Jiehua, CAGG, Bei Wu, NYU Aging
CAGG leaders and NYU administration and faculty.
NYU Aging Incubator co-director, Dr. Victoria Raveis.
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.
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.
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
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.
"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."
"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..."
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.
Interactive Health and Mobility Program
Team Leads: Anna Brown, MS, Clinical Nutrition and Anthonia Seriki, Doctoral Candidate of Occupational Therapy
"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..."
"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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