The University’s mission of excellence in education has always included the community at large. The exchange of knowledge, information and ideas strengthens the community on and off campus.
Gerontology Center events accomplish this by facilitating the exchange of knowledge, information, and ideas between the university and the community.
October 2013 - Coastline Elderly Services hosts Annual Meeting and asks Center Director, Dr. Andrew Revell, to be the key note speaker. Dr. Revell's presentation, "Reduction of Cognitive Decline in Late Life: How to Age Successfully" featured in November issue of Senior Scope.
10th Anniversary Money Management Program at Coastline Elderly Services, New Bedford, MA
Psychology Professor Andrew Revell (left) presented
"Remediation of Cognitive Decline in Late Life:
Do mental exercises and 'brain games' prevent diseases of aging?"
Undergraduate Psychology Research Assistant, William Fitzgerald (right)
followed Dr. Revell's presentation with a demonstration of the interactive nature of Nintendo's Wii video games.
Recent Events have included:
Center Director, Dr. Andrew Revell presenting
Audience Member asks questions to Dr. Andrew Revell
Invited Presentation for the Money Management Program Advisors at Coastline Elderly Services, New Bedford, MA, October 23, 2012, titled, "Reducing Scam Susceptibility in Older Adults," by Andrew Revell, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of The Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center.
Past Events have included:
Invited Presentation for the UMass Dartmouth Retirement Association, February 1, 2012, titled, "Research and Education Opportunities in Cognitive Aging," by Andrew Revell, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology.
Keynote Address for the 10th Anniversary Money Management Program at Coastline Elderly Services, New Bedford, MA (photos at top of page).
Invited Address for the 2011 Opening Session of the Foster Grandparent Program at Coastline Elderly Services, New Bedford, MA. Presentation by Andrew Revell, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, and assisted by Carla Vertentes, UMass Dartmouth Alumnus and Southcoast Cognitive Aging Study Project Interviewer.
Estate Planning Day co-sponsored with the Bristol County Estate Planning Council and The University of Massachusetts School of Law – Dartmouth (formerly the Southern New England School of Law)
Elders At Risk: Strategies for Successful Interventions Conference, co-sponsored by Massachusetts Association of Older Americans and the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health.
Aging Wisely, Aging Well: Successful Aging in Mind, Body and Spirit Conference, co-sponsored with the Gerontological Society of Southern New England
Embracing Aging, Changing & Dying Special Lecture, co-sponsored with the Center for Indic Studies
The Alzheimer's Association Disparities Initiative Presentation to Advance Practice Nurses, Co-sponsored with The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Association and the Gerontological Society of Southern New England
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