The center is led by Professor Joseph Gaugler and will be an innovative home to those interested in aging research, education, services, and policy — within the School of Public Health, throughout the University, and for all stakeholders in Minnesota.
Professor Joseph Gaugler is leading a community-engaged assessment to identify and understand dementia prevalence, care needs, and patient resources in the African immigrant community in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee campaigned for the position with a platform aimed at ensuring the GSA has a focus on health equity in all efforts.
Professor Jon Christianson co-authored a commentary describing a range of proposals by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to address rapidly increasing pharmaceutical expenditures.
A Q&A with Linda Fried, Dean of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.
The study by Associate Professor Pamela Lutsey shows that both restrictive and obstructive lung diseases were associated with mild cognitive impairment and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
Research from Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee showed that factors impacting family satisfaction with a relative’s nursing home care were consistent when comparing data from two very different states, Minnesota and Ohio.
Professor Joseph Gaugler is on a mission to help those who are helping others.
Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith found rural workers have less access to caregiver supports, such as employee assistance programs, paid leave or the flexibility to work at home compared to those in urban areas.
An analysis by Assistant Professor Mary Butler shows trials of physical activity, prescription medications, over-the-counter vitamins and supplements, or cognitive training interventions did not prevent dementia in patients who did not have it at the time of the studies.
Research from Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee demonstrates the effectiveness of using lay care guides to provide emotional support to patients, answer their questions, and coordinate care with the medical team.
Research from Assistant Professor Katie White shows that family members often struggle to work and make decisions as an intergenerational family unit while caring for seriously ill loved ones.