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2012-10-26 04:02:12

Two generous grants from The John A. Hartford Foundation to the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), totaling more than $9 million, will provide significant funding for The John A. Hartford Foundation´s Centers for Excellence in Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Psychiatry and the Medical Student Training in Research (MSTAR) program. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Two generous grants from The John A. Hartford Foundation to the American Federation for Aging Research...

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2012-07-12 07:32:00

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report states that the U.S. isn´t prepared to meet the mental health care needs of elderly patients. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) report referred to the growing population of baby boomers who are aging rapidly. The authors of the article stated that the country does not have enough specialists, primary care physicians, nurses, and other trained providers to help aging patients work through dementia, depression, and other...

2009-10-01 07:05:00

Program Addresses Growing Public Health Problem of Too Few Doctors to Care for a Rising Aging Population NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation for Aging Research announces that it has been awarded a $200,000 grant from MetLife Foundation for its Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) program. The funding will provide 50 medical students with the opportunity to participate in an eight- to twelve-week research, educational, and clinical mentorship...