University of Hawaii

Aloha!

Welcome to the "Mini-Medical School on Healthy Aging"


Our life spans are increasing and "healthy aging" is a goal we all share - both as individuals and as citizens of Hawaiʻi. Our state is in a unique position in that, by the end of the next decade, Hawaiʻi will be the #1 state in terms of senior citizens as a percentage of its overall population - 1/3 of us will be 65 years or older - in addition, we live longer than in any other state. In view of this reality, our goal is to prepare Hawaiʻi's citizens with information on the best way to maintain health and well-being as we age. To accomplish that goal, the John A. Burns School of Medicine is partnering with the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation in sponsoring the new "Mini-Medical School on Healthy Aging".


The Mini-Medical School on Healthy Aging is designed to prepare participants for the second half of their lives by delivering relevant scientific information on aging, similar to what our medical students learn, but tailored for public audiences. We offered this course in Spring 2014 and, based on the enthusiastic response of participants, we are offering this same course again in Fall 2014 to UH Donors. We are also developing a new course for Spring 2015.


Welcome to this new adventure - and remember "Seniors Rock"!


Mahalo

Virginia S. Hinshaw

Virginia S. Hinshaw

Chancellor Emeritus/Professor

John A. Burns School of Medicine, UH Mānoa

Virginia S. Hinshaw

Jerris R. Hedges

Dean

John A. Burns School of Medicine, UH Mānoa

Donna Vuchinich

Donna Vuchinich

President

University of Hawaiʻi Foundation