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BYU Gerontology Program Faculty Affiliate, Julianne Holt-Lunstad, makes headlines with her focus on the long term effects of social connection.
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BYU researchers identify gene variation that protects against Alzheimer's disease.
Archived 2/26/2018
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Older adults are at greater risk during emergency evacuations.
Archived 11/30/2017

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BYU’s College of Nursing adopted the national Honor Flight program—and 17 war heroes—to better train students in veteran care. To read the story, go to
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BYU's Crocker Innovation Practicum is a class focused on creating new and innovative business ideas. This team spent the last year developing a business around medication management, specifically easing the caregivers' burden by helping them with medication management and compliance. "It's cool to not only talk about the theory behind entrepreneurship, but to actually get our feet wet," says Claire Thomas. For more information about the program, go to Read Full Story
Dr. Marc Agronin talks about aging on BYU's radio show "Top of Mind" with Julie Rose. Click here to listen to the interview. Read Full Story
"Families That Grieve Together" discusses family relationships, the grieving process, and how to "mourn with those that mourn." Click here to read the article published in BYU Magazine. Read Full Story
BYU Gerontology Alumni Tanner Mitchell named one of the 2016 Leaders of Tomorrow in the field of Gerontology. Follow this link to the full article in Long-Term Living Magazine. Read Full Story