Aging 101: Applying Gerontology in Your Work Setting

Practical Skills for Providing Age-Friendly Services Aging 101: Applying Gerontology in Your Work Setting (A14997) Event ID: A14997 Info: Feb 2-9, 2019 • Sat • 9:00am-12:00pm • 2 mtgs • UHM Krauss 12 • $179 (Early Bird Special – register by 01/11/19); $199 (Regular) • Course has been approved by the State of Hawaii Workforce Development Division, ETF. […]

Gerontologists urge countries to adopt social policies in support of active aging

Previously posted by: Theresa Kreif & University of Hawaii News Gerontologists urge countries to adopt social policies in support of active aging Active Aging Consortium in Asia Pacific country representatives with signed copies of the declaration A dozen international gerontologists affiliated with the Active Aging Consortium in Asia Pacific (ACAP), including two public health professors […]

Anthony Lenzer, PhD- In Loving Memory

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Dr. Anthony Lenzer, first Director of the UH Center on Aging and champion of aging issues in Hawaii.   Gerontology was Dr. Lenzer’s life-long interest and career.  His first Gerontological job, in 1956, was as staff for the Michigan Legislative Council on Problems […]

Welcome our Visiting Scholar: Dr. Alexandra Crampton from Marquette University

  Alexandra Crampton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.  She brings an anthropological perspective to applied fields such as gerontological social work, elder mediation, family court mediation, negotiation, and restorative justice. As a visiting scholar, she will be convening a panel discussion on […]

Director of UH Center On Aging, (COA) Margaret Perkinson, PhD, and COA research gerontologist, Christy Nishita, PhD, collaborate with Scholar Athlete, Kendall Horan by creating a volunteer opportunity.

The director of UH Center On Aging, (COA) Margaret Perkinson, PhD, and COA research gerontologist, Christy Nishita, PhD, collaborate with Scholar Athlete, Kendall Horan by creating a volunteer opportunity. The volunteer project brings the University of Hawai’i Women’s Track and Field team together to help out at Manoa Cottage Nursing home. Recently, the team helped Manoa […]

Manoa Academy Beijing, China: Summer 2017 College of Social Sciences

In May and June of 2017 -UH manoa students gain global experience through Manoa Academy Beijing Experience. Mānoa Academy Beijing Program Mānoa Academy Beijing offers students the opportunity to complete a General Education Core requirement in the exciting cultural and political center of China. Academic classes delve into global issues involving China’s culture, society, economics, […]

Register by (Aug 4: Session 1) or (Sept 1: Session 2) For Retired or Rewired Classes

Retired or Rewired? Register Today! Choose the workshop series in August in September.  Must attend all four classes.  Cost for the four weeks series is $50 per person.  Pre- registration is required. Enrollment is limited. Check or cash only.  Deadline to register is the Friday before the start of the first session. August Dates: Four […]