News Releases

Study offers novel approach to geriatric person-centered careOct 3, 2018
In a study published today in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers describe ways to make person-centered care more actionable for older people.
Grant addresses cognitive decline in aging populationSep 12, 2018
A new grant is looking at designing a smart home environment powered by a wearable device and connected smart tags that would help monitor day-to-day tasks of a dementia patient.
INSiGHT identifies unique retinal regulatory genesAug 29, 2018
Researches at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children have developed a new platform called INSiGHT that enables them to uncover new regulators of retina neurons.
Cruise into summer vacation with these travel tipsJun 7, 2018
Dr. Angela Catic shares her tips on how elderly and their family members should plan in advance for their cruise trips.
Why letting go may be best for your loved oneApr 25, 2018
Although it can be a difficult decision to make, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine says keeping loved ones comfortable during their last days may be the best option to avoid painful and unhelpful interventions.
Holidays and hearing loss: How to enjoy time with familyNov 16, 2017
For people who suffer from hearing loss, loud family gatherings over the holidays can cause frustration, confusion and even isolation.
Keep an eye on elderly family members this holiday season Nov 15, 2017
Dr. Angela Catic gives tips on signs and symptoms to look for when traveling with or visiting an elder adult.
Staying hydrated is key for elder adults this summerJun 22, 2017
As temperatures continue to rise, the risk of heat exhaustion, heat stroke and dehydration also increase among adults 65 years of age and older.
Gut bacteria might one day help slow down aging processJun 15, 2017
Slowing down the aging process might be possible one day with supplements derived from gut bacteria. 
Tips help seniors prepare for natural disastersJun 8, 2017
Dr. Angela Catic says having medical information readily available is key to being prepared for a hurricane, especially for elder adults who may live alone or with a caregiver.

HCOA Development Board Celebration and Plaque Dedication

The Huffington Center on Aging recognizes its Development Board members as they continue their commitment and dedication to the Center as Huffington Center as Lifetime Ambassadors. View photos from the event below.