Aging

Dr. Robert Ashley is an internist and assistant professor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. Advanced Directives Do I really need an advanced directive? Unequivocally, ...

By UCLA50Plus • August 12, 2019

UCLA Senior Scholars is a membership program that provides opportunities for older adults to connect with UCLA’s academic community. Membership benefits include auditing privileges at ...

By UCLA50Plus • May 8, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ug5GHEGaask March was “Colon Cancer Awareness Month” to help raise awareness of the importance of screening to help prevent one of the most common cancers in ...

By UCLA50Plus • May 8, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP6cx2QH87Y What is the mobile stroke unit? Approximately every 40 seconds, someone in the United States will have a stroke and every four minutes, someone ...

By UCLA50Plus • May 8, 2019

Meet John “JJ” Goldrick, who volunteers at the information desk at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. JJ, 72, volunteers three days a week, and has been ...

By UCLA50Plus • May 8, 2019

More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say ...

By uclahealth • May 7, 2019

With 25 years of volunteering under his belt, 93-year-old Norm Serra calls himself a “professional ...

By UCLA50Plus • November 8, 2018

Older adults can benefit from regular physical activity. Fortunately, the activity does not need to be strenuous to achieve health benefits. Even a leisurely ...

By UCLA50Plus • November 8, 2018

Everybody has an occasional sleepless night, but sleep disturbances among older adults are especially common, as part of the aging process. In fact, ...

By UCLA50Plus • November 8, 2018

As we age, we all experience some decline in our abilities, ...

By UCLA50Plus • November 8, 2018