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  • Alzheimer’s Disease in Nevada

    The impact of Alzheimer’s disease on our community is great and growing at an unprecedented rate. ICARE is involved with the Clark County Alzheimer’s Action Network (CCAAN) whose goal is to make Alzheimer’s disease a community priority.

  • Older Americans Month

    May is Older Americans Month, a perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the older adults in our community.

  • Suicide Prevention Efforts

    For many years, Nevada has had the highest senior suicide rate in the nation. ICARE is working with the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention to provide providing training to professionals on senior suicide prevention.

  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

    “Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.” – Aristotle

  • Aging Trends and Challenges in Nevada

    ICARE worked with Jennifer Keene, a professor in the UNLV department of sociology, to update the chapter “Aging Trends and Challenges in Nevada” taken from the report Social Health of Nevada: Leading Indicators and Quality of Life in the Silver State.

Welcome

Welcome to the Interdisciplinary Center for Aging Research and Education (ICARE) website. The vision of ICARE is to lead efforts at the university, state, national, and global levels to improve the aging experience and enhance the health and well-being of older adults through innovative, interdisciplinary research that informs education, training, services, and policy in aging.