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The Sealy Center on Aging (SCoA) focuses on improving the health and well-being of the elderly through interdisciplinary research, education, and community service by integrating the resources and activities relevant to aging at UTMB.
The Center also implements our research findings in hospitals and clinics, bringing excellence and visibility to our health care system, and improving the health of our seniors.
Elena Volpi, MD, PhD, Daisy Emery Allen Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine and Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine - Geriatrics, Neuroscience & Cell Biology and Nutrition & Metabolism.
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The enactment of relational maintenance when Guatemalan parents are forcibly separated from their families due to deportationValdez, C. R., Schlag, K., Vangelisti, A. L. & Padilla, B., 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Applied Communication Research.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Cognitive Health and Psychological Well-Being among Latinx Older Adults in the United States and MexicoGarcia, M. & Cantu, P. A., Mar 1 2022, In: Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 77, 3, p. 555-557 3 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Editorial › peer-review
Living Arrangements and Dementia among the Oldest Old: A Comparison of Mexicans and Mexican AmericansCantu, P. A., Kim, J., López-Ortega, M., Rote, S., Mejia-Arango, S. & Angel, J. L., 2022, In: Innovation in Aging. 6, 3, igac014.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access