Intergenerational Experiential Learning & Service Opportunities

The Pruett Gerontology Center promotes healthy ways to connect with the older generations both on a personal level and on professional levels.  Because the study of aging involves all walks of life, activities involve all ages and all departments across campus.

The Pruett Gerontology Center helps facilitate experiential learning through intergenerational activities such as:

  • Intergenerational Study Abroad Programs
  • Images of Aging Photo Contest
  • Participation in the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature Town Hall

Benefits of Music Therapy

Written by Hansen Penya  Music. It’s something that most people experience frequently over the course of their lives. Whether it be on car rides, in the gym, in the shower, while cooking a meal or performing other mundane tasks (such as mowing the lawn), or even in...

Mental Health Concerns Among Aging Adults

Written by Ainsley Mullins   I wanted to do this topic because I am a psychology major and want to understand more about the mental health of aging adults. Mental Health concerns have always been very interesting to me which is why I am pressuring it as my career....

The Power of Play

Written by Aidan Cantwell For older adults with children, grandchildren, or even great-grandchildren, spending time with them can have an extraordinarily positive impact on your mental health. Furthermore, the physicality of playing with small children provides an...

Career Fair

This Healthcare Meet Up is brought to you by the West Central Texas Career Consortium (Abilene Christian University, Angelo State University, Cisco College, Hardin Simmons University, Howard Payne University and McMurry University).  The event is for freshman who...