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|Institute of Medicine Report Recommends Overhaul of End of Life Care in the United States|
A new report, “Dying in America” issued September 17, 2014 by a 21 member bipartisan commission co-chaired by Dr. Phillip Pizzo, Founding Director of the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute, a Center on Longevity faculty leader and former Dean of Stanford Medical School, makes recommendations to improve quality of care for patients and families.
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|President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition to Work with Stanford Center on Longevity to Improve the Fitness of People at All Ages |
The Mobility Division at the Center has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (PCFSN) to work together to “identify strategies to advance awareness and promotion of physical activity, fitness, and nutrition throughout the entire life span, but especially targeted to helping individuals of all abilities at age 50 and above.”
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|Enabling Personal Mobility Across the Life Span|
The Mobility Division has announced its Second Annual Design Challenge - focused on mobility solutions. This year's Challenge, titled Enabling Personal Mobility Across the Life Span, kicks off officially on September 23 at Stanford University.
Visit the Design Challenge website >>>
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