University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Center on Aging records

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Reference code

IC 088

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Title

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Center on Aging records

Date(s)

  • 2011 (Creation)

Extent

20 cubic feet (20 boxes)

Name of creator

(1987-)

Administrative history

The Center on Aging was established in 1987 as an interdisciplinary center focused on improving the quality of life for an older population through research, patient care, education, institutional development, and community service. The Center engages in research on health-related quality of life, stroke survivors and their caregivers, prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers, and many other aging-related topics. Its outreach program serves over 300 assisted living and nursing facilities in Harris County.

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Scope and content

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Center on Aging records contains the Joseph C. Sr. and Selenia E. Valley Conference papers, which will be the first series in the collection. This collection will continue to grow. The collection contains photos, papers, memos, ephemera related to the Valley Conference on aging. The Valley conference was an annual event in September to improve the quality of care for older adults by providing access to elder care innovations to community caregivers. The Valley family history is also included in this collection. The collection is in good condition and is measures 20 cubic feet ( 20 boxes.)

Subjects: Aging, nursing, UTHealth, UT, Nursing, UT School of Nursing

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No restrictions to access.

Physical access

Materials are in good condition.

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Copyright restrictions may apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

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None.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Joyce Reed and Dr. Nancy Bergstrom at the UT Health School of Nursing Center on Aging.

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Accruals expected.

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  • Citation: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Center on Aging records; IC 088; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.

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TARO

00042

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