UCF Team Awarded $2.3M Grant for Innovative Intervention to Prevent Falls

March 28, 2023 by
Through interdisciplinary collaboration and a community partnership, UCF researchers are seeking to address falling, which is the leading cause of injury and hospitalization among older adults. Falls — and the fear of falling — are the leading cause of injury, disability and hospitalization among racially diverse, low-income older adults, according to the U.S. Centers for […]

Nursing Expert Helping Make Orlando a More Age-Friendly Community

November 15, 2019 by
The U.S. population is aging quickly, and the AARP estimates that one out of every five adults in the country will be 65 or older by 2030. Aging expert and UCF College of Nursing Assistant Professor Ladda Thiamwong is helping ensure the City of Orlando is better able to support and improve the quality of […]


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