Why we all need aging innovation.
A silver tsunami is crashing upon our shores. What steps can society take to create an age-friendly environment? What actions can we take as individuals to maintain and perhaps even improve healthspan and quality of life as we get older? The objective will be to present a 20,000-foot view and then focus on potential strategies for the University at Buffalo and for individuals.
About Dr. Bruce Troen
Dr. Bruce Troen is chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, director of the Center for Successful Aging, director of the Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease and director of Geriatric Services at the Erie County Medical Center. He is also a VA physician-investigator and presently on staff at the Buffalo VA Western New York Healthcare System.
As an academic geriatrician, Dr. Troen is committed to the illumination of aging and age-related diseases and to the application of that knowledge to holistically care for individuals and families. His goal is the translation and implementation of scientific advances to extend our health span–the period in our lives during which we are generally healthy and free from serious or chronic illness.