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  • The Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Recipients

    Friday, Oct 21, 2016

    The Beeson program had its impetus in a series of Institute of Medicine reports that, beginning in 1978, highlighted a growing need for physicians trained in aging-related issues. In 1994, a group of foundations and nonprofit organizations launched the Paul B. Beeson Physician Faculty Scholars in Aging Research Program, now known as the Paul B. Beeson Career Development Awards in Aging Research Program. 

  • Apply for the Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging

    Friday, Oct 21, 2016

    The National Institute on Aging (NIA), The John A. Hartford Foundation, and the National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Strokes (NINDS) are pursuing an iniative to recruit talented new investigators who have begun to establish research programs and through this award will be ready to assume leadership roles in their field of expertise and well poised to change theory, practice and health outcomes related to the health of older individuals.

  • Applications Now Being Accepted for Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) Program

    Friday, Oct 21, 2016

    The 2017 MSTAR Program provides medical students with an enriching experience in aging-related research and geriatrics, with the mentorship of top experts in the field. This program provides students to research and academic experiences early in their training that they might not otherwise have during medical school. Administered by AFAR and the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the MSTAR program encourages medical students, particularly budding researchers, to consider a career in academic geriatrics by awarding short-term scholarships.

  • The Future of Eldercare Policy for the Next Presidential Administration

    Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

    The John A. Hartford Foundation President Terry Fulmer comments on the future of eldercare policy for the next administration in a just published story by mainstream news outlet

  • JAHF on Huff Post: How To Build The ‘Village’ You Need As A Caregiver

    Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

    In the United States today, 3.5 million people with dementia live at home and are cared for by family members. As the older adult population continues to increase along with the prevalence of dementia, there is greater need for "family-centered care," writes Terry Fulmer, The John A. Hartford Foundation President in her most recent Huffington Post article.

  • National Hispanic Council on Ageing Releases its 2016 State of Hispanic Older Adults: Insights from the Field Report

    Monday, Oct 10, 2016

    This week, the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) released its 2016 State of Hispanic Older Adults: Insights from the Field reportThe report was supported by many other organizations and individuals who devote their lives to the wellbeing of older adults. The report focuses on the many challenges that Hispanic Older adults continue to face regarding retirement secuirty, healthy ageing, and access to programs. In a effort to remedy these challenges, the report also focuses on solutions to these many problems faced by the Hispianc older adult community.