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Aging Studies Professor Addresses Future of Gerontology

Aging Studies Professor Addresses Future of Gerontology

Kathryn Hyer, PhD, presented issues that she believes will be "high-priority gerontology challenges related to health and well-being in the years ahead" at the University of Massachusetts Boston Gerontology Institute's 35th Anniversary Symposium. These issues include: "The ability to integrate older adults into the community, the adoption and understanding of technological advancement and efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change." Dr. Hyer is the director of the Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging and incoming president of the Gerontological Society of America. Read more...