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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



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    April 22 - Living with Dementia presented by Melissa Lockhart & Alice Williams

    April 5, 2021, 16:05 PM by SCOA
    Learn how to get older the healthy way with a Health Chat series, part of the Beyond the Books Spring 2021 program at Helen Hall Library. The series is led by Alice Williams, Community Educator at the UTMB Sealy Center on Aging with guest speakers. Join us ONLINE January 28, Feb 25, March 25, April 22. Click title for more details.
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    Dr. Samper-Ternent Awarded CTSA Diversity Supplement Grant

    March 30, 2021, 10:50 AM by SCOA
    Congratulations to Rafael Samper-Ternent, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Geriatric Medicine & Scholar in the UTMB Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center on a new two-year CTSA Diversity Supplement grant funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.
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    March 27 - The Gathering Place Brain Fair in Brazoria County

    March 25, 2021, 11:33 AM by SCOA
    Alice Williams is participating in The Gathering Place Brain Fair on March 27, 2021, 9am-Noon at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds. Come out and learn about UTMB's D-CARE study supporting individuals with dementia and their family caregivers.
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    Dr. Samper-Ternent Contributes to Videos en Español for People with Dementia and their Caregivers about COVID-19

    March 24, 2021, 10:45 AM by SCOA
    In collaboration with Université Laval and SilverScience20, Dr. Rafael Samper-Ternent is working with Dr. Julie Faieta to present videos about topics for people with dementia and their caregivers. Two videos are now available: "State of the Science: Does COVID-19 Impact Risk of Developing Dementia?" and, "Quick Tips for Dementia Caregivers: COVID-19 Vaccine".

Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging