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  • The 35th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine + Pharmacy and Board Review will be held on September 12 - 15, 2018. Click to find out more >
  • The newsletter for the Generation eXchange (GenX) program has been published. You can download a copy of it here. Click to find out more >
  • Timeout: An innovative and unique intergenerational program at UCLA gives seniors an opportunity to mentor bright, enthusiastic college students while giving their caregivers a much needed break. Click to find out more >
  • Our dedicated doctors and nursing staff see patients Monday through Friday every week of the year. Click to find out more >
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Recent GeroNet Updates

Mar 19, 2018
Dr. David Reuben, chief of geriatrics at UCLA Health, commented in an Associated Press article on new research showing that over-the-counter drugs worked as well as prescription opioids in reducing chronic pain in people with backaches or arthritis. The article also appeared in the Rocky Mountain Telegram, The Greenville Sun, Scienmag.com, ScienceNewsline, CBS Detroit and several other publications.
Mar 09, 2018
Dr. David Reuben, chief of the UCLA Division of Geriatrics, was quoted in an Associated Press article about a study finding that opioids are no better than Tylenol for chronic pain. A longer version of the article ran on CBSNews.com and the story was picked up by 438 outlets, including the Houston Chronicle, the Napa Valley Register and STAT News.
Nov 03, 2017
Dr. Zaldy Tan, medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program, commented in a Fox News story on Alzheimer’s disease warning signs and prevention.