[Skip to Content]

In the News...

Upstate introduces new care model for older adults with hip fractures

Upstate News, June 2, 2022

Upstate Medical University will implement a new care model for older adults with hip fractures.


Effort aims to recruit more people of color into medical research studies

The Informed Patient, May 31, 2022

Listen to Postcast

Brangman honored with the 2022 Edward Henderson Award for her research and clinical achievements by the American Geriatrics Society

Upstate News, May 10, 2022

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) celebrates Sharon A. Brangman, MD, FACP, AGSF as recipient of the 2022 Edward Henderson Award for her research and clinical achievements in geriatrics, particularly for her work in Alzheimer’s disease, hospice and palliative medicine, depression, and end of life care.


Black Health

WCNY Connected, Feb. 3, 2022

Watch Interview...

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

WCNY Connected, Dec. 9, 2021

Watch Interview...

Nappi Institute Beam Raising

Upstate Medical University YouTube Channel, Aug. 6, 2021

View event...

Not Alone: Aging as a Community

The Stand: Voice of the Southside, Nov. 2, 2021

Dr. Sharon Brangman and Upstate Geriatrics begin outreach to educate Syracuse’s elders on healthy living, medical resources. Read more...

Older Americans Month Spotlight: Dr. Sharon A. Brangman, a Champion for Older Adults

Health Foundation of Western & Central New York, May 21, 2021

To mark Older Americans Month, we are highlighting those in our community who are champions for improving the care and well-being of older adults; champions like Dr. Sharon Brangman. Read more...

Syracuse Alzheimer's patients can test experimental drug

Syracuse.com, September 12, 2019

SYRACUSE, NY – Upstate Medical University is seeking Alzheimer's patients to test an experimental drug that may slow the progressive disease that causes dementia. Read more...

Upstate is part of national trial evaluating drug to slow Alzheimer's disease

Upstate News, September 12, 2019

Upstate Medical University is now screening participants in a new, national Alzheimer’s disease (AD) clinical research study evaluating the potential benefits of an investigational medicine for people with mild-to-moderate AD. Read more...

'Well, that was a weird moment' and other signs of dementia family members should watch for

Washington Post, July 13, 2019

Julie Staple was a child when her dad, Mark Womack, began exhibiting odd behavior. Read more...

Many Americans Will Need Long-Term Care. Most Won't be Able to Afford It.

New York Times, May 10, 2019

A decade from now, most middle-income seniors will not be able to pay the rising costs of independent or assisted living. Read more...

New study shows alarming statistics on Alzheimer's disease

Syracuse, NY (WSYR-TV), March 12, 2019

Alarming numbers came out of the latest report from the Alzheimer's Association on Tuesday. Read more...

Changing ‘the Tragedy Narrative’

Washington Post, February 21 2019

Why a growing camp is promoting a more joyful approach to Alzheimer’s. Read more...

Study Offers Hint of Hope for Staving Off Dementia in Some People

New York Times, January 28, 2019

People who received intensive treatment for hypertension were less likely to develop minor cognitive problems than those receiving standard treatment. Read more...

The Unsung Role of the Pharmacist in Patient Health

New York Times, by Aaron E. Carroll, January 28, 2019

The unsung role of the pharmacist in patient health Read more...

Why geriatric medicine has become an individual department

The Informed Patient Listen to the interview ...

Elder care the focus of new department at Upstate University Hospital

WRVO Public Media, by Ellen Abbott

Starting this month, geriatrics becomes its own clinical department at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse. The change reflects a societal change with more and more older people needing specific attention. Read more...

HealthLink on Air Podcasts

Podcasts relating to Alzheimer's/dementia

Podcasts relating to aging/geriatrics

What's Up at Upstate Blog

Articles relating to Alzheimer's/dementia

Articles relating to aging/geriatrics