News, Media and Stories | Gerontology

Mindfulness
Students registered with the College of Health Professions, plus CHP faculty and staff, are invited to a free eight-week program incorporating mindfulness-based stress reduction, resilience, and mindful communication techniques geared towards health care professionals and students. Register for a June 30 orientation. Classes begin July 7. 
Pacific University students, instructors, and practitioners in healthcare profession programs are invited to take part in Toward a Health Presence — a free eight-week online training designed to support stress reduction and resilience.
The director of Pacific's Certificate of Gerontology program recently discussed the publication and the importance work and active living has for senior citizens' health.
Sarah Jaehnert and Gerontology Program Director
  Having been immersed in virtually every part of Pacific University since childhood, Gaston resident Tori Eaton still wasn't exactly sure where her student experience would ultimately take her professionally.
In December 2011, Pacific conferred its first gerontology certificates to a class of interdisciplinary health professionals. Pacific's first online-only program, the gerontology certification is a spin-off of the School of Occupational Therapy and seeks to improve elder care.