Nov. 9 Media Briefing at GSA 2023 in Tampa: New Directions for the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research

The Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) represent a long-standing program established by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to support behavioral and social research in the areas of aging, health disparities in older adults, and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and AD-related dementias (ADRD) through the development of research infrastructure and the mentorship of early career scientists from diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, individuals from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral research, individuals with disabilities, and women. RCMAR Centers have a long track record of supporting the study of aging in diverse communities, which is a core component of the RCMAR mission.

Lepore Chosen to Lead Public Policy & Aging Report

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — has named Michael Lepore, PhD, of the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst as the next editor-in-chief of the journal Public Policy & Aging Report, effective January 2024.

GSA Denounces Terrorist Acts, Bigotry Following Attacks in Israel

In the aftermath of terrorist attacks against the population of Israel, the Gerontological Society of America strongly condemns all acts of terror, murder, violence, rape, and hostage taking, and strongly condemns the loss of life and also the global rise in antisemitism following these crimes against humanity.