Dr. Patricia C. Heyn leads Center for Optimal Aging as Founding Director

Dr. Patricia C. Heyn leads Marymount University's Center for Optimal Aging as Founding Director

  After a thorough and competitive international search, Marymount University has selected Dr. Patricia C. Heyn as Founding Director of the Center for Optimal Aging, the University’s first interdisciplinary research hub focused on addressing critical issues affecting the health of older adults. “Marymount has a unique history and commitment to education and serving those in […]

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Marymount’s falls prevention efforts impact more than 4,700 older adults over five years

Marymount’s falls prevention efforts impact more than 4,700 older adults over five years

  As the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in adults over the age of 65, falls can greatly impact the health and well-being of older adults in our community. In 2018, there were an estimated 36 million falls resulting in eight million injuries. That translates to more than 950,000 hospitalizations and $50 billion […]

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MU launching first interdisciplinary research hub, the Center for Optimal Aging

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  This year, Marymount University plans to officially launch the Center for Optimal Aging – a central hub for community-based research, interdisciplinary education and community engagement programs to positively impact the quality of life of older adults. The Center will connect interdisciplinary teams of Marymount faculty and students with community stakeholders to collaborate and jointly […]

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