In The News

Mindfully "Passing the Rx Baton" After Acute Care

Update on Shed-MEDS, the largest geriatric deprescribing intervention trial to date. 

Abe's Garden Seeds Newsletter Fall 2020

Abe's Garden special 5-year anniversary issue

Nancy Carrasco, MD, David Merryman, PhD, and Sandra F. Simmons, PhD, MA, honored with endowed chairs

Vanderbilt's eight newest endowed chair holders were recognized by interm Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente, deans, colleagues, family members and donors Sept. 16 at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center.

Belmont Village of Green Hills hosted their 5th Annual " The Bluebird at Belmont" to benefit the Center for Quality Aging.

See page 18 and 19 in the social scene for Bluebird at Belmont Coverage

Spotlight: Vanderbilt CMP Project Finding Published in National Journal

Reducing antipsychotic medicine use in nursing homes: A qualitative study of nursing staff perceptions

Nutrition Presentation at Boomers, Elders, and More 

Many older adults with dementia do not eat and drink a sufficient amount to maintain a healthy weight.  Dr. Sandra Simmons joined the Boomers, Elders, and More Lunchtime Series to describe specific strategies care providers can use to promote nutritional health for their loved ones.  To view her PowerPoint slides, click here.

Nashville Public Television's Aging Matters

As part of NPT's Aging Matter Series, Dr. Sandra Simmons of the Center for Quality Aging was interviewed for the special titled "Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia." More information is available at or via NPT's Facebook page.