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Gerontology capstone to focus on music and dementia

On Thursday, August 18, 2016, Master of Science in Gerontology student Laura Haw will present her capstone project. Haw’s project, which is a culmination of gerontology coursework in her master’s program, is titled “Preferred music for patients with dementia: Reducing disruptive behavior and increasing well-being.” Inspired by “Alive Inside,” a documentary film on the topic, Haw wanted to study the

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Advanced education in wound care for long term care professionals

Long term care professionals who are interested in pressure ulcer prevention and wound care will want to register for a Skin and Wound Management Course coordinated by the University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community on behalf of the Indiana State Department of Health. The 4-day, interactive, face-to-face training course will taught by dynamic

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CAC executive director honored for commitment to long-term care

Dr. Ellen Miller, executive director of the University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community (CAC), was recently honored with the 2015 Champion Award from the Indiana chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA), an organization for long-term care administrators Miller has spearheaded multiple efforts at CAC to lead quality improvement (QI)

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