Congratulations to 2023 Friedman Lecture Award Winners

Jamie Opsal, MS, executive director of the St. Louis City Senior Fund received the Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Award for excellence in Service to Older Adults. Beth Prusaszcyk, PhD, MSW, assistant professor at Washington University School of Medicine won the Alene and Meyer Koplow Award for Geriatrics, Psychiatry, and Neurology.  The Mark S. Wrighton […]

Improving emergency care for people with dementia is focus of new grant

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is one of four institutions awarded a total of $7.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study and improve care in emergency departments for people with dementia. The school’s Division of Emergency Medicine, which will become the Department of Emergency Medicine in February, is one of […]

Volunteering has some surprising health benefits

Five tips for finding a volunteer project that will give back as much to you as you give it. From NBC News… We all have that friend who’s got her (or his) life together. She has a great job. He’s got a loving partner. She works out. He makes his own yogurt. And the cherry […]