正规澳门赌场网络 the Center for Excellence in Aging and 健康

促进包容性, narrative-informed, outcome-oriented research, 申请奖学金, 教育, 服务-learning on healthful aging.

Applied Learning and 研究 on 健康ful Aging

The Center for Excellence in Aging and 健康 (CEAH) was conceived in 2017 and launched in 2018 雇用了 Founding Director Tom Meuser, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and gerontologist with New England roots. The CEAH is a university-wide center focused on engaging faculty and students in applied learning, 服务, research on healthful aging. Advancing UNE’s identity as an 长者友好大学 and promoting intergenerational engagement are top priorities.

Supporting UNE’s Strategic Priorities

Focused 研究 and Scholarship

The 遗留的学者 Program (LSP) 邀请成人, 年龄55岁及以上, 加入正规澳门赌场网络的教职员工, 专业人员, students in shared scholarship on healthful aging. Scholars (n = 700 and growing) contribute to a robust, longitudinal data clearinghouse through annual surveys, 和y give generously of their time and talents in support of approved research by UNE-based and outside investigators. Important research partners include the UNE Center for Excellence in Public 健康MDI Biological Laboratory. Learn more about current and past projects in our 研究档案.

Exceptional Teaching and Learning

The CEAH offers a variety of 教育al programs online and in-person for the UNE family, 我们的学者, 还有其他朋友. Many such offers are made possible through key internal (e.g.,一个 Center to Advance Interprofessional Education and Practice) and external partners (e.g., 阿尔茨海默氏症协会).

Engagement with Local, Regional, 全球 Partners

Dr. Meuser likes to say: “the best way to teach students about aging is by linking them personally with older adults.” Such engagement is possible online as much as in-person in the age of Zoom. Locally, the CEAH supports student 服务-learning and intergenerational engagement through the UNE 健康中心 at Westbrook Housing, an affordable housing provider for 650+ older adults near to our Portland Campus. This local partnership provides innumerable opportunities for students of all types to practice their professional skills and serve others at the same time. Other important partners in senior housing include Housing Initiatives of New England, 丹福斯公园, 的松树.

联系

Interested in connecting with or collaborating with the CEAH? 博士联系. Tom Meuser at (207) 221-4140 or tmeuser@maprimes.com.