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Moving Targets 2016: Disease-Driven Aging

19 Aug 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC
3540 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007

This year's 15th annual Moving Targets symposium will explore how chronic diseases and associated therapies can accelerate the onset of age-related changes.

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The SCAN Foundation’s 2016 LTSS Summit

13 Sep 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sacramento Convention Center
1400 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

The SCAN Foundation will host its Annual Long-Term Services and Supports Summit.

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2016 ICAA: Contextualizing Health and Aging on Both Sides of the U.S./Mexico Border

14 Sep 8:00 AM - 16 Sep 5:00 PM
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Downtown Campus
501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78207

The conference will focus on the influences of social and economic contexts on healthful aging in Latino communities across the U.S./Mexico border.

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Minority Aging Findings

Search for studies on Asian older adults

Roybal Senior Scientist Iris Chi is a co-author on a study that finds that older Chinese who were worried about not having a caregiver had higher levels of depressive symptoms than those who did not have that worry.

Search for Studies on Latino Older Adults

Roybal Executive Director William Vega is a co-author on a study that finds that the health advantages enjoyed by Mexican immigrants over U.S.-born Mexican Americans do not seem to exist in later life.

Search for Studies on African American Older Adults

Roybal Senior Scientist Karen Lincoln is a co-author on a study that investigates the relationships among emotional support, negative interaction with family members and psychiatric disorders among older African Americans.