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WelcomeThe 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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Sunset Concert at the Bay - Fundraiser Held for the Dementia Respite Care

Nov 3, 2020, 10:46 AM by SCOA

Melissa Lockhart, PhD, APRN, GNP, colleagues and friends raised money for the Respite Care for Geriatric Patients at St. Vincent's House with a concert on October 24, 2020.

The Sunset Concert at the Bay a concert featured Shake Russell (2008 Texas Music Awards Entertainer of the Year and main stage performer at the Kerrville Folk Festival for 28 years). Shake Russell performed 2 sets and charmed the crowd with his Texas Stories. Attendees enjoyed a taco dinner and treats from an old fashioned ice cream truck. The outdoor concert raised money for the St. Vincent's House Dementia Respite Program which started as a pilot in 2019 with UTMB Geriatrics and has been funded for two years through a 2020 President's Cabinet Award led by Erin Hommel, MD, Melissa Lockhart, PhD, APRN, GNP, and Andrea Wirt, MSN, GNP.

Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging