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University Community Mourns Death Of A Colleague

We lost a member of our UNC Charlotte community this weekend. Jeannine Skinner, assistant professor of gerontology/psychology in the Department of Psychological Science, passed away at age 35. Nancy Gutierrez, dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Nancy Fey-Yensan, dean of the College of Health and Human Services, have extended their condolences.   See More at https... University Community Mourns Death Of A Colleague Read more >>

Gerontology Online

Gerontology Online

The Gerontology Program in collaboration with Distance Education will be launching of a new ONLINE Graduate Certificate in Gerontology starting Fall 2017.  This certificate program was designed to provide graduate education in Gerontology for those who already have a graduate degree in another field or at minimum have a Bachelor’s degree and who are interested in working with the older adult... Gerontology Online Read more >>

Dementia Capable North Carolina

Dementia Capable North Carolina

The Institute of Medicine and NC Health Department will be hosting a community event, "Dementia Capable North Carolina." This event will take place at the UNC Charlotte, Center City on March 10th, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.   This event is sponsored by The Gerontology Program and the Western Carolina Alzheimer's Association Dementia Capable North Carolina Read more >>

Family Caregiving Speaker series

The Gerontology program in collaboration with the Health Psychology doctoral program will bring two speakers during the academic year 2016-17 to address the challenges associated with becoming a family caregiver for relatives with Dementia and/or other Illnesses and Chronic Conditions:   Friday March 17th at 11:00 am. UNC Charlotte at COLVARD Room #3066.  Title: Caregiving Across the... Family Caregiving Speaker series Read more >>

New Horizons in Aging: Advances in Research and Practice

I would like to extend an invitation to you to attend and contribute to our 38th Annual Meeting of the Southern Gerontological Society that will be held April 6 – 9, 2017 in Asheville, NC.  The annual meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in the Biltmore Village district and we look forward to being your host this spring.  The UNC Charlotte Gerontology program will have an exhibit table... New Horizons in Aging: Advances in Research and Practice Read more >>