Welcome to the
Houston Geriatric Education Center

Funded initially in 2007 by a grant from Health Resources and Services Administration and renewed in 2010 for 5 years, H-GEC establishes a collaborative partnership in geriatric education and training among interdisciplinary faculty from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas Woman’s University, and the University of Houston. read more


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Programs, Training & Education Centers
> Certificate programs in geriatrics/gerontology
> Short Courses/Training in Elder Abuse and Mistreatment

Other UTHealth Aging Initiatives:
> Consortium on Aging
> Center on Aging at School of Nursing
> Div of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

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October 17

We need your participation! Please fill in the 2-minute survey "2014 Geriatric Education Needs Assessment."

October 17

2nd Texas Summit on Elder Financial Exploitation to be held on Friday, October 17, 2014 8:30am-3:30pm at United Way, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, 77007
Please see the flyer for more details.

November 3

Aging Summit: Care for Elders and United Way of Greater Houston- Dr. Kathleen Murphy 8a-12p


Providing knowledge and skills to maintain healthier communities for vulnerable older people.

This page last updated on: October 22, 2014