The Institute of Gerontology is the hub for students and more than 25 faculty at the University of Georgia to foster innovation in research, education and outreach for older populations. The Institute focuses on interventions and policies to enhance healthy aging, alleviate health disparities, improve housing, and promote psychological, physical, nutritional and financial well-being.

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CPH In the Media: November 2022
CPH In the Media: November 2022

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of November 2022: Environmental health science professor Erin Lipp provided insights to Flagpole about the current viral load

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Student Spotlight – Always learning
Student Spotlight – Always learning

At 79 years old, Robert Hume has already lived a very full life. He served as a yeoman in the Navy, taught high school American government, owned a bus tour

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Explainer: Know the difference between a normal aging brain and early signs of dementia
Explainer: Know the difference between a normal aging brain and early signs of dementia

Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are a major public health problem. Many of these diseases can be prevented, and while there are promising treatments on the horizon, there is no

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