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The Sealy Center on Aging at UTMB: Leading Aging Research Since 1995

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The Sealy Center on Aging focuses on improving the health and well-being of the elderly through interdisciplinary research, education, and community service by integrating the resources and activities relevant to aging at UTMB. The Center also implements our research findings in hospitals and clinics, bringing excellence and visibility to our health care system, and improving the health of our seniors.

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University of Texas Medical Branch
Sealy Center on Aging (SCoA)
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
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Phone: (409) 747-0008
Email: aging.research@utmb.edu

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    RSVP of Galveston County Continues to Help the Community

    May 27, 2020, 10:10 AM by Sealy Center on Aging
    The RSVP of Galveston County continues to help the community. Alice Williams and Ritchie Adoue have teamed up to be back-up volunteers for the local Meals on Wheels program. Catherine Cooksley, a retired member of the Sealy Center on Aging and volunteer with the RSVP Program, also helps deliver meals. Each month, Ritchie Adoue serves dinner at Salvation Army.
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    Lefeber Prize Awarded to Usama Jazzar

    May 14, 2020, 18:44 PM by Sealy Center on Aging
    Congratulations to former Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) graduating medical student Usama Jazzar, this year’s recipient of the Edward J and Ellie Weisiger Lefeber, Sr Prize in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology.
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    Welcome, New MSTAR Program Participants

    May 14, 2020, 18:37 PM by Sealy Center on Aging
    The Sealy Center on Aging welcomes three students in the Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) program this summer. Welcome, Lan Vu, Michael Sewanaku, Sun Paek.
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    Aging in Mexico: The Most Vulnerable Adults

    May 13, 2020, 10:15 AM by Sealy Center on Aging
    A new factsheet from Dr. Wong and the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS) is now available. Download Aging in Mexico: The Most Vulnerable Adults MHAS Factsheet 20-2 May 2020 at the WHO/PAHO website.
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