The Hartford Silberman Center of Excellence in Aging and Diversity

The Hartford Silberman Center of Excellence in Aging and Diversity has awarded two new grants to support community-partnered pilot research that advances the Center’s mission to support healthy aging among older adults. The first award went to Manoj Pardasani, PhD of Fordham University two evaluate an innovative home-based case management program provided serving older adults in Brooklyn. A second award went to Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Mari Umpierre, PhD to study a collaboratively designed media-based intervention to address address memory and aging knowledge gaps among Latino older adults in East Harlem. The Hartford Silberman Center of Excellence in Aging and Diversity, funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation, is one of five Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work across the country.