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Wyoming Center on Aging

1000 E. University Ave, Dept 3415

Ross Hall, Room 411

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Fax: (307) 766-2847

Email: wycoa@uwyo.edu

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View recent press releases and news stories that involve WyCOA staff and faculty associates.

The University of Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) is excited to announce a new program entitled Wyoming Dementia Together.  September 2020 (WDT press release)

Sept 2020: Wyoming Alzheimer’s Association Receives Tech2Connect Grant

July 2020: Ivinson Medical Group was recognized as an Age Friendly Health System by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, becoming the first in the state of Wyoming. We are excited to be part of the nationwide movement to improve healthcare for older adults.

May 2020: The University of Wyoming Center on Aging in collaboration with the Montana Geriatric Education Center will be offering an ECHO in Geriatrics for healthcare professionals and students in the Rocky Mountain Region (press release)

May 2020: Healthy U Moves to education online (press release)

April 2020: Dementia Support Center Services Continuing to be Offered during COVID

UW’s Wyoming Center on Aging Receives $3.75 Million Grant to Address Needs in State. (Feb 2020 Press Release)

Improving Rural/Frontier Care Transitions Project ECHO: Wyoming Hospital Association, February 2018.

Partners on Federal Grant to Strengthen Geriatric Care in Wyoming: Wyoming Hospital Association, July 2015.

UW Geriatrics Center to Use $2.5 Million Grant for Education, Technology: Casper Star Tribune, July 2015.
July 2015:  WyGEC/WyCOA has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from HRSA to strengthen geriatric care and training throughout WY with the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP). The Wyoming GWEP, one of 44 awards across 29 states, is a partnership with CRMC, The WY Department of Health Aging Division and the Cheyenne VA Medical Center, with additional collaborations around the state. The GWEP is an exciting opportunity, and we are busy diving in!  *WyGEC (Wyoming Geriatric Education Center) is now supported by the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) within the Wyoming Center on Aging.

Federal Grant Will Strengthen Geriatric Care in Wyoming: UW News, July 2015.

Wyoming's Population is Getting Older, Fast: Wyoming Tribune Eagle, September 2012.

Senior Spelling Bee Champ Shares His Secrets for Staying Sharp: CNN.com, August 2012.

WyGEC Documentary Wins National Awards: UW News, August 2012.

Summer Workshop in Jackson Examines Memory Disorders: UW News, May 2012.

Wyoming Geriatric Education Center Consortium at UW Receives $2.1 Million: UW News, September 2010.

Linda Gore-Martin named new Dean of Pharmacy School.  Wyoming Pharmacy Association  December 3, 2012

Gray Matters Wins National Awards! GEC Pipeline September-October 2012

"Wyoming's Population is Getting Older Faster" featuring an interview with Christine McKibbin, WyGEC Director
Wyoming Tribune Eagle  September 6, 2012

"Senior Spelling Bee Champ Shares His Secrets for Staying Sharp" About the AARP National Spelling Bee, featuring an interview with Suzanna Penningroth, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, UW 
CNN.com  August 15, 2012

UW Press Release: Gray Matters documentary wins national awards. UW News August 6, 2012

UW Press Release: Jeffrey Cummings, M.D. speaking at Memory Disorders Workshop in Jackson. UW News  May 15, 2012

UW Press Release: WyGEC awarded $2.1 million consortium funding from HRSA. UW News  September 20, 2010

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Wyoming Center on Aging

1000 E. University Ave, Dept 3415

Ross Hall, Room 411

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Fax: (307) 766-2847

Email: wycoa@uwyo.edu

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