This student section is the online resource for social work students who are interested in learning more about gerontological social work.
Apply for a Student Travel Scholarship!
May 1, 2013Are you a student interested in aging and attending APM? The CSWE Gero-Ed Center is pleased to accept nominations for the Ashley Brooks-Danso Memorial Fund’s Student Travel Scholarships. One student will win $500 for travel expenses to the 2013 CSWE APM in Dallas, Texas and a complimentary APM registration. Applications are due from faculty nominators by Monday, July 1, 2013 at 11:59pm ET.
The GoodGym Keeps Communities in Motion
April 29, 2013The GoodGym motivates individuals to get in shape and also give back to their community. Read more about how this innovative program in London is helping isolated older adults.
Social Isolation Harmful to Older Adults
April 17, 2013Researchers say it is not necessarily loneliness but social isolation which puts older adults’ health at risk. This CBS News article provides details about the effects of social isolation on older adults’ health.
How to Live in Assisted Living
April 10, 2013One man recounts his experience living in an assisted living facility after having advocated for these facilities during his working years.
CSWE Gero-Ed Center
A program of the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Initiative1701 Duke Street, Suite 200 Alexandria, VA 22314P: +1.703.683.8080 F: +1.703.683.8099 E: email@example.com