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The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) brings together researchers, educators, and practitioners to stimulate dialogue on trends with great momentum to advance gerontology.

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The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) brings together researchers, educators, and practitioners to stimulate dialogue on trends with great momentum to advance gerontology.

    Culturally Congruent Care for Hispanic Older Adults with Obesity

    Culturally Congruent Care for Hispanic Older Adults with Obesity

    Dr. Rodolfo Galindo, an expert review panelist of the GSA KAER Toolkit on the Management of Obesity in Older Adults, highlights unique cultural beliefs and practices that are prevalent among individuals from the Hispanic community and discusses how providers must recognize and factor them into conversations about weight and obesity.

    • 23 min
    Nutritional Needs of Older Adults with Obesity

    Nutritional Needs of Older Adults with Obesity

    In this podcast episode, Dr. Kathryn N. Porter Starr, an expert review panelist of the GSA KAER Toolkit on the Management of Obesity in Older Adults, explores complex issues around dietary needs of older adults.

    • 18 min
    Cellular Aging and the Care of Older Patients

    Cellular Aging and the Care of Older Patients

    This episode explores how to apply what is currently known about AACD to the care of patients and older adults in clinical practice.

    • 15 min
    Mitochondria and Aging

    Mitochondria and Aging

    This episode focuses specifically on what researchers are learning about the importance of mitochondrial function.

    • 16 min
    Nutrition and Cellular Aging

    Nutrition and Cellular Aging

    This episode focuses on the nutritional interventions that have the potential to extend human health span, as well as those that may slow age associated cellular decision and may impact longevity.

    • 17 min
    Successful Conversations with Older Adults about Sleep Disturbances

    Successful Conversations with Older Adults about Sleep Disturbances

    This episode addresses the need for effective communication with older adults who have sleep disturbances.  As a condition that is underdiagnosed and undertreated, it is important to understand how to address this issue with older people to ensure that the right treatments are provided, and that health and well-being are attained.
    Guest:  Michael V. Vitiello, PhDProfessor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle
    Host: Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANPProfessor, Chair of the Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing; Past President of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA)
    This podcast episode was designed by The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) along with our clinical partner, the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association. The program has received an educational grant from Eisai Pharmaceuticals.

    • 23 min

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