September 22, 2017
University of New England Westbrook College of Health Professions Occupational Therapy Professor Regula (Regi) Robnett, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, and Professor Marilyn R. Gugliucci, M.A., Ph.D., director of UNE Geriatrics Education and Research in the UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine were co-presenters for an invited presentation at the Maine Council on Aging Wisdom Summit on September 20, 2017 at the Augusta Civic Center.
Robnett and Gugliucci’s presentation, titled “1st Tri-State Age Friendly University: Building Bridges of Knowledge, Engagement, and Support” was given in workshop format to garner discussion and open doors for partnerships as UNE advances its connections in the field of aging with older adults and communities.
UNE was recently recognized as an Age Friendly University (AFU) by the international Age Friendly University Global Network, which highlights the role higher education plays in meeting the challenges and opportunities of an aging population. To receive this designation, UNE demonstrated the numerous ways that it engages older adults to participate in core institutional activities, including education and research.
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