|SCL Launches New Website|
Earlier this week the Center launched its new website. The goal of the new design is to enhance the user's experience by improving site navigation, incorporating social networking tools, and giving visitors a better "at a glance" view of the Center's activities.
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|Understanding California’s Demographic Shifts|
While California is one of the youngest states overall, many of its cities and counties are rapidly aging. As communities both age and diversify, the needs of their citizens will change. Understanding underlying demographic changes is critical for understanding the future of the state and the changing needs of its citizens. Under the direction of Adele Hayutin, Senior Research Scholar and Director of our Global Aging Program, the Stanford Center on Longevity has launched an analysis of demographic change in California, with a particular focus on the intersection of aging and ethnicity.
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|Stanford Journal of Public Health is Launched
With leadership from Center on Longevity interns and faculty affiliates, a group of Stanford undergraduates recently published the inaugural issue of the “Stanford Journal of Public Health” a new journal that highlights Stanford research in the field of public health. Co-Editor in Chief and former Center on Longevity intern Erin Duralde credits her time at the center for sparking her interest in the field, noting that her experience “inspired a focus on how the built environment impacts senior health and wellness.” Center faculty affiliate Cathy Heaney is one of the journal’s three faculty advisors. The inaugural issue also includes an article on diagnostic testing for Alzheimer’s Disease by Chloe Stier, another Center on Longevity former intern.
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