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About Agewell Fresno

Agewell Fresno is published by Helen Miltiades, Ph.D. Her interests are long-term care, optimal aging, and research developments in the field of aging. She received her graduate degree in Gerontology from the University of Massachusetts/Boston and completed postdoctoral research at Boston College. She served as the Healthy Aging section editor of the California Journal of Health Promotion and secretary of The California Council on Geriatrics and Gerontology and is a past board member of the Valley Caregiver Resource Center. Her definitive report on Aging in the San Joaquin Valley has been utilized by the aging industry in the Valley to improve health and aging services. She speaks and consults locally on various aging issues and serves as a referral specialist for those in need of aging services.

Read highlights of some of her research highlighted in Science Trends.


The mission of Agewell Fresno is to promote well-being and quality of life for older adults and to promote evidence-based best practices in the aging care community in Fresno and surrounding areas. Agewell Fresno provides research-based information on aging and disseminates information on services relevant to aging and senior issues.