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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



Dr. Samper-Ternent Contributes to Videos en Español for People with Dementia and their Caregivers about COVID-19, Research and More

Mar 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 in a series of “State of the Science” segments about topics for people with dementia and their caregivers.

The first video discusses the effect of COVID-19 infection on later risk of dementia. Dr. Samper-Ternent is presenting the information in Spanish to increase outreach in the Hispanic population. 

State of the Science: Does COVID-19 Impact Risk of Developing Dementia?

The second video discusses COVID-19 vaccination: 

Quick Tips for Dementia Caregivers: COVID-19 Vaccine

The third video is about participating in research:

State of the Science: Participating in Research


Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging