News : 2012 : June

White House and Center on Aging Host First LGBT Conference on Aging

In the first federally funded study of health and aging among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults, a 66-year-old lesbian cited isolation, finding supportive friends, caregiving and health as the biggest issues facing older gays. Then she asked, “Who will be there for us, who will help care for us without judgment?”

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David Loewenstein, Ph.D., Addresses NIH Summit on Alzheimer’s Disease

The Miller School’s David Loewenstein, Ph.D., was invited to speak at an international research summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institute on Aging on the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

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