Hartford 2014 Geriatric Nursing Research Scholars Program

Now Accepting Applications!

July 28 - August 1, 2014
Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at the New York University College of Nursing

Are you a researcher working in a hospital or in academia? Join the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing for a week-long, intensive summer seminar. Gain invaluable mentoring experience with nationally recognized gerontologic nursing researchers.

For an application & further information, visit: or call us at (212) 992-9416 or via e-mail at

The Retirement Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Projects in Aging

The Retirement Research Foundation (RRF) is currently accepting grant requests for its application deadline on May 1, 2014.

RRF is devoted to improving quality of life for older Americans. Through its responsive grants program RRF supports:
  • direct service;
  • advocacy;
  • education and training programs for professionals working with elders; and
  • research to seek causes and solutions to significant problems of older adults.
Proposals for projects that have a local focus are considered from organizations based in seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Wisconsin, or Florida.

Advocacy, training, and research projects of national relevance are considered from organizations located anywhere in the U.S.

The Retirement Research Foundation is based in Chicago and is one of the nation’s first private foundations devoted exclusively to aging and retirement issues. Throughout its history, RRF has awarded more than $200 million for innovative projects that benefit older Americans.

To learn more, please visit our website or email

2014 NICHE Conference

2014 Annual NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) Conference
Care. Collaborate. Change.
April 6-8 2013, San Diego, CA

The 2014 Annual NICHE Conference is a three-day event highlighting evidence-based innovations, research and collaboration. The goal is to deliver support to hospitals and other healthcare facilities in meeting one of the most critical challenges of our times - quality care of older adults.

Join us and learn more about how NICHE hospitals and healthcare organizations are improving care, collaborating, and leading change in their organizations.

Click here for more information

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, or long-term care administration. Deadline April 30, 2014. Essay topic and details found at

Publishing Opportunity Through University of Maryland SON Program

Need help getting published? Are you interested in 12 months of free step-by-step manuscript development help from expert faculty and the opportunity to get your work published at the end of the year? If so, here’s your chance to learn the skills you need to move forward in your research career and begin making the difference you want to make in the lives of older adults.

The new University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) Online Dissemination and Implementation Program, funded by a grant from the John A. Hartford Foundation and UMSON, is inviting 25 participants (junior faculty, postdoctoral students, or doctoral students who have completed their doctoral dissertations and are developing their final manuscripts) to take advantage of this exciting opportunity.

The workshop sessions will be led by an interdisciplinary group of journal editors and faculty members with extensive expertise in publications relevant to geriatrics.