UCLA Longevity Center News Archive

Dr. Small on CBS Morning Show

Dr. Small speaks with Gayle King and Charlie Rose regarding Alzheimer's disease. (9 Mar 12) http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7401367n

iPad Upgrades

Dr. Gary Small, Parlow–Solomon Professor on Aging and a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute, was quoted March 7 in a USA Today story on iPad upgrades.  (9 Mar 12) http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/story/2012-03-06/apple-ipad-family/53390232/1

Physical Benefits of "Active" Video Games

Dr. Gary Small, Parlow–Solomon Professor on Aging, a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute and director of the UCLA Center for Longevity, commented Feb. 27 in HealthDay News about the physical benefits of "active" video games. (2 Mar 12) http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=662136

Senior Scholars in the News

Senior Scholars Program for Adults 50+ for the joy of learning! (2 Mar 12) http://sanfernandosun.com/sanfernsun/calendar

How to determine life expectancy for seniors

Dr. David Reuben, chief of geriatrics, was quoted Feb. 20 in a USA Today article about how to determine life expectancy for seniors. (24 Feb 12) http://yourlife.usatoday.com/health/story/2012-02-19/Do-seniors-really-want-to-k...

Brain imaging technique predicts cognitive decline

Medscape, Web Outlets Cover Brain-Imaging TechniqueMedical News Today and Medscape reported Feb. 16, Health Imaging reported Feb. 15, Physician’s Briefing, DotMed News, Science Daily, EmaxHealth and MedicalXpress reported Feb. 13 on a brain imaging tool that effectively predicted cognitive decline over a two-year period.  Dr. Gary Small, Parlow–Solomon Professor on Aging and a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute; and Dr. Jorge Barrio, Plott Chair in Gerontology and a professor of molecular and medical pharmacology, were quoted. (17 Feb 12) http://www.healthimaging.com/index.php?option=com_articles&view=article&id=32030...

UCLA and Motion Picture Television Fund form new clinic

The Motion Picture and Television Fund, the 90-year-old charity supporting members of Hollywood's entertainment industry, today announced a first-of-its-kind affiliation with the UCLA Health System and UCLA's Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital to establish a geriatric psychiatry unit at the MPTF's Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills, Calif. (14 Feb 12) http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/mptf-and-ucla-health-system-join-228991.asp...

Dr. Linda Ercoli and Patti Davis: What to do if you suspect your parents have early Alzheimer's

Dr. Linda Ercoli and Patti Davis commented in a Feb. 6 Los Angeles Times column about steps to take if you suspect your parent might have early Alzheimer’s. (10 Feb 12) http://articles.latimes.com/2012/feb/06/health/la-he-alzheimers-warning-signs-20...

Linda Ercoli speaks to "LA Times" about helping aging parents avoid nursing homes

Dr. David Reuben, chief of the division of geriatrics, and Linda Ercoli, director of geriatric psychology in the department of psychiatry, were quoted in a separate Feb. 6 Los Angeles Times article about how to help aging parents avoid nursing homes. (10 Feb 12) http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-parents-safe-at-home-20120206,0,18405.story

Patti Davis, featured in "LA Times", helps run a support group for Alzheimer's caregivers

(10 Feb 12) http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-myturn-alzheimers-daughter-20120206,0,436114...