Topic: Older adults

St. David's Foundation Awards $2 Million to School of Social Work for Fellowships

July 19, 2012

The St. David's Foundation has awarded grants of more than $2 million to the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin to increase the number of social workers serving critical roles in Central Texas.

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Moderate Drinking Helps Middle-Aged and Older People Live Longer, Research Shows

Aug. 27, 2010

Moderate drinking, about one to two drinks per day, reduces mortality among older and middle-aged adults, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Helping Homebound Older Adults with Moderate to Severe Depression Subject of New University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Study

July 9, 2009

A University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work researcher has received a $680,000 National Institute of Mental Health award to study the feasibility of a telehealth problem-solving treatment (PST) for homebound older individuals suffering from depression.

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Enduring friendships at the heart of pharmacy program pairing students with elderly people

March 17, 2008