de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging


Ignite Aging 2019

Join us for a symposium, featuring UW School of Nursing students, faculty and alumni on healthy aging research. The program will include talks on music and memory, accelerated aging in cancer, health care for released inmates and more. 

Date: Friday, September 27

Location: UW Center for Urban Horticulture

Time: 12 pm – 4 pm

Check-in and reception from 12 – 12:30 pm.

Program starts at 12:30.

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Open House

Come learn about student support and funding opportunities for UW School of Nursing students interested in healthy aging and healthy aging research.

Come connect with others who are interested in the care of older adults! Complimentary lunch provided!

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019

Time: 12: 30 pm – 2:30 pm

Location: Health Sciences Building T-612

Fall Journal Club

Join us for a journal club with School of Nursing Associate Professor Tatiana Sadak. We will be discussing the following article:

Sadak, T., Susan Foster Zdon, Emily Ishado, Oleg Zaslavsky and Soo Borson (2017). Potentially preventable hospitalizations in dementia: family caregiver experiences. International Psychogeriatrics. Vol. 29, pp. 1201–1211.

Download the paper here.

Date: Wednesday, October 16th

Time: 11 am – 12 pm

Location: UW Health Sciences Building T-332