Gerontology students were among the dozens of BYU students who donated 4,600 hours over the course of two weeks to conduct health screenings for senior athletes from 30 countries and every state in America. Working at the Senior Games offers students a healthy example of active aging.
Graduating at age 70, Chestnut’s story is unlike any other.
Dr. Jeff Edwards, a Gerontology Faculty Affiliate from BYU's Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology, will present this year's Phi Kappa Phi Distinguished Faculty Lecture entitled: "The Brain’s Ability to Learn and Adapt: Stress, Exercise and Drugs." All are welcome to attend.
All Gerontology Minor students and Gerontology Club members will be invited to get together on January 15th for pizza and socializing as we jump into a new year and a new semester. We will have a gift for all of our students graduating in 2020!
Four BYU Gerontology students recently went to Miami Jewish Health Systems in Florida to work with Dr. Marc Agronin, his staff, and the residents of their facility. They received exceptional hands-on training. We will begin accepting applications for this internship opportunity in November for 2020.