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Mission Statement

The Center's mission is to promote the highest standards of geriatric care in the nation for the benefit of the citizens of Texas using advances in technology, research, and education.

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Mission

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Introduction

Our Educational Series

Phase 1:

Anti-psychotic Drug Reduction Issues

In this series of modules, a thorough review of anti-psychotic medications, their use and misuse are covered for physicians, nurse practitioners, directors of nursing, administrators, nurses and nurses’ aids. No one is left out of this very important topic.

Phase 2:

Advanced Geriatric Practice

In this series, the learner experienced in geriatric care is challenged to take on a higher level of skills and knowledge through courses designed to improve outcomes in and outside of the nursing homes of Texas.

Phase 3:

Transition to Practice

In this series we offer an array of educational activities for the new nurse needing support and guidance as she moves into long term care and geriatric practice. This series of modules will also be useful to the nurse who wants to move into gerontology from another practice setting.

Phase 4:

TBA

Stay Tuned! We will be announcing this module soon.

Long-Term Care Lectures


Gerontological News & Events

A new law, Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act, signed on July 7, 2018 provides support to an estimated 2.6 million grandparents raising their grandchildren
Dr. Tracie Harrison, director of the Center for Excellence in Aging Services and Long Term Care, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to advocate for
Longevity is what the three winners of the Nursing at Its Best Award all have in common. The Center for Excellence in Aging Services
The Center for Excellence in Aging Services and Long Term Care has received a $50,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation to create training courses