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AgeWell Collaboratory Funded Seven Pilot Grants Across Drexel Community

April 22, 2022

The AgeWell Collaboratory funded seven projects across Drexel colleges. schools and partners to uphold our commitment to be an age-friendly university.

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Disrupting Disparities in Pennsylvania: Retooling for Geographic, Racial and Ethnic Growth

April 05, 2021

A new report from CNHP aging researchers, the first for the state, examines health disparities in Pennsylvania with actionable recommendations for Disrupting Disparities for older Pennsylvanians.

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Chenault-Fattah Gives BAYADA Lecture

May 12, 2020

With Alzheimer's Disease as the fourth leading cause of death for African Americans, Renee Chenault-Fattah, JD, produced a documentary, In Our Right Mind, to explore why People of Color are so disproportionately impacted. She shared her findings at this year's BAYADA Home Health Care Speaker Series.

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Newly Funded Research Incubator

September 27, 2019

The College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University will receive $1.5M of the $54.3M grant given by the National Institute on Aging to Brown University and Harvard University to move the needle on dementia care.

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Cell2Society Aging Research

September 20, 2019

Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN, FGSA, an assistant dean for Interprofessional and Collaborative Research and professor of Nursing and Nutrition Sciences and principal investigator, and interdisciplinary collaborators have been awarded a $250,000 grant from Drexel University. Read More

No Place Like Home Introducing the Drexel Family Medicine Geriatric Home Visit Program

July 12, 2019

Drexel Family Medicine’s Geriatric Home Visit (GHV) Program delivers comprehensive geriatric assessment, primary medical care and coordinated social services to homebound older adults in Philadelphia who are 65 years old or older. Now in its seventh year, the GHV team, headed by Brent Simmons, MD, is located at the Family Medicine/Manayunk office.

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Small Home Repairs Are Big for Older Adults

July 12, 2019

CAPABLE is designed for people 65 and older who are physically and financially unable to complete one or more daily domestic activities, such as cooking, bathing or going in or out of the house. Read More
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Dementia Strategies Course Created for Professional Development

June 03, 2019

This interprofessional, interactive and hands-on program, presented by experts in the field of dementia care, will provide attendees an opportunity to learn and practice strategies for working with persons with dementia.

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