RCMAR Annual Meeting Promotes Mentorship and Research on Aging

The latest Annual Meeting convened by the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) National Coordinating Center, held in Arlington, Virginia, from June 26 to 28, centered on the theme of transforming diverse aging research through inspiring and mentoring scientists.

Experts Develop Strategies for Successful Care of Older Adults with Obesity

A summit convened by the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) has resulted in the identification of seven strategies for successful care of older adults with obesity. GSA outlines the recommendations in a new publication, “Bringing Obesity Management to the Forefront of Care for Older Adults.”

Gerontological Society of America Congratulates 2024 Awardees

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the country’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — is proud to acknowledge the work of 28 outstanding individuals through its prestigious awards program.

Study Links Chronic Pain to Quality of Family Relationships

Strong family relationships have long been associated with a better sense of well-being and connection. Now a team led by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers has linked the quality of those relationships with how successfully people — particularly aging African Americans — manage pain. The findings, published in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, suggest factors tied to chronic pain that could improve treatment options.