PPA has strong presence in newest issue of AJGP

We are excited to announce that the Program for Positive Aging has demonstrated a strong national impact with three articles in the October issue of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (AJGP).

The headline special article on the development of geriatric mental health learning objectives for medical students represents ongoing efforts by Dr. Mary Blazek, who leads a multi-institutional workgroup to provide medical educational resources to combat the critical U.S. shortage of geriatric psychiatrists.
This article can be read here.

Dr. Donovan Maust authored an article on the relationship between dementia caregiver distress and healthcare utilization and costs, with contributions by Drs. Helen Kales, Fred Blow and Amanda Leggett.
This article can be read here.

Drs. Courtney Polenick, Amanda Leggett and Helen Kales described the implications of medical care activities on spousal caregivers for older adults with functional impairment.
This article can be read here. 

Congratulations to all!