Category: Aging and Gerontology

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New Research by Prof. Gonyea Shows How Food Insecurity & Loneliness Affect Aging Populations

For vulnerable aging minorities, social determinants of health such as loneliness can strongly affect one’s quality of life. Prof. Judith Gonyea’s recent research into the relationship between loneliness and food insecurity may identify ways we can improve both physical and emotional health in later life. The study, “Food Insecurity and Loneliness Amongst Older Urban Subsidized […]

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MAMH Blog: Nandy Barbosa (MSW’23) Reflects on Impact of Culturally Responsive Healthcare

Nandy Barbosa (MSW’23), intern for The Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER), was interviewed by the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH) about her experiences with culturally responsive healthcare specific to her Cape Verdean heritage. Barbosa discusses how her grandmother receives care from institutions like Cape Verdean Adult Day Health (CVADH) and […]

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Prof. Keefe Selected for Emerging Leaders in Aging Program at UCSF

Prof. Bronwyn Keefe of Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) has been named a Tideswell Emerging Leader in Aging Scholar by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).  As a Tideswell Emerging Leader in Aging Scholar, Keefe will join UCSF’s yearlong Emerging Leaders in Aging Program which facilitates collaboration between a small group of […]