Every human being must undergo the aging process, and for Haowei Wang, she is interested in figuring out how people can age healthier and happier.
PhD Graduate Lisa Kalimon Beauregard Integrates Gerontology and Public Policy in Interdisciplinary Research and Career
What drew Lisa Kalimon Beauregard to the McCormack Graduate School was not just the Public Policy and Public Affairs Department – from which she will be receiving a PhD this month – but also the Gerontology Department.
UMass Boston's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is a community for adults 50 and up who enjoy learning and want to spend time with like-minded people through a modestly priced membership. OLLI provides non-credit courses, special lectures, social events, theatre outings, and field trips.
The first time that Dr. Shuangshuang Wang learned of the Gerontology field was from a professor in college who mentioned that while there are many researchers interested in child development, far fewer are focused on the development of older adults.
Associate Professor of Gerontology Pamela Nadash and other McCormack Graduate School researchers found a clear indication that satisfaction and quality are not the same things in nursing homes.
Public Policy alum Erin McGaffigan will lead the Long-Term Services and Support Center’s contribution to the Bureau of Sages project.
A new study may help providers of aging services better understand the unique relationship between residents and their older-adult children.
Edozie brings a background as a teacher-scholar and academic administrator to her new role at UMass Boston.
In May, Mai See Yang became the first Hmong student to graduate with a PhD in gerontology from UMass Boston. Her research focuses on the particularly high rates of depression and other mental illnesses in older Hmong adults.
UMass Boston’s Elizabeth Dugan was sworn in earlier this month as a member of the new Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts, created to develop plans for improved public and private support of healthy aging in the state.