The Gateway Geriatric Education Center

Aging SuccessfullyDivision of Geriatric Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Missouri Gateway Geriatric Education Center

Aging Successfully

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Training Curriculum: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Caregiving: Caregiver Well-Being

Dr. John Morley discussed the health issues older adults should keep an eye out for, as well as a new screening tool to identify them.

What should doctors be asking their older patients? A new screening tool provides may help.
Read and Listen to the Broadcast Here

Screening Events on May 26th and June 10th
37th Annual "Bringing It Together: Age Out Loud HealthFest"
Friday, May 26 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Muny Opera Pavillion in Forest Park
More information.

SLU Geriatric Health Assessments
Saturday, June 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Learning Resources Center at Saint Louis University Medical School, call
314-977-8848 for an appointment
More information.


A Baby Boomer’s New Year Resolution: Ask Your Doctor about Your Medicines

If you’re 65 or older and taking more than four medications, resolve to talk to your doctor about doing a new year’s triage to make sure too many pills aren’t making you sick, advises Milta Little, D.O., SLUCare geriatrician at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.


Dementia - The Facts- Dr Milta Little Podcast
Dementia English
Dementia Spanish
Dementia Arabic



Rapid Geriatric Assessment Training Video

- Dr. Milta Little of Saint Louis University's Division of Geriatric Medicine demonstrates this new screening tool, the Rapid Geriatric Assessment. The RGA includes assessment of Frailty, Nutrition, and Cognitive Function. For more information on using this free tool, send an email to




Announcements and Programs

On October 6, 2015, Dr. John Morley, SLUCare physician and director of geriatrics at Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine, joined “St. Louis on the Air” host Don Marsh on our St. Louis radio station KWMU to discuss remaining vital and vibrant through the years as well as a recent $2.5 million federal grant to the university to teach primary care doctors to care for older adults.


For more information on Geriatric Screenings for people 65 and over in the community, contact Kathy Leonard

To here the interview Click Here

Federal $2.5 Million Grant to SLU Aims to Transform Geriatric Care
HRSA Funds SLU-Led Program to Train Primary Care Providers to Care for Elders

ST. LOUIS - Funded by a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Saint Louis University will lead an initiative to improve the health of older Missourians by training primary care health providers in geriatrics. SLU will receive $843,000 the first year.
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Activities and Resources


Rapid Geriatric Assessment, Algorithms, and Pt Info Sheets

Rapid Caregiver Well-Being Scale


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1QHP28716 Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program for $843,079. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.

Este proyecto es apoyado por la Administración de Recursos y Servicios de Salud ( HRSA ) del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (HHS) de Estados Unidos bajo el número de concesión Programa de Mejoramiento de la Fuerza Laboral U1QHP28716 Geriatría de 843.079 dólares . Esta información o contenido y las conclusiones son las del autor y no deben interpretarse como la posición o la política del funcionario , ni debe inferirse cualquier endoso por HRSA , el HHS , o del Gobierno de Estados Unidos.


John E. Morley, M.B., B.Ch.

Dammert Professor of Gerontology and
Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Director, Gateway Geriatric Education Center
Department of Internal Medicine
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Marla Berg-Weger, PhD, LCSW,

Missouri/Illinois Gateway GEC
Director, Professor
School of Social Work

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Please direct inquiries to:
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
1402 South Grand Boulevard, Room 238
St. Louis, Missouri 63104
PHONE: (314) 977-8462
FAX: (314) 771-8575