Giving to Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
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Compassionate Care and Solutions for Older Adults

Your gift can help our physicians provide the highest-quality care while contributing to major advances in patient care, research, and education.

Gifts are propelling our ground-breaking work forward across a wide spectrum of health and wellness areas that impact families, including:

  • Palliative care
  • Community programming & lifelong learning
  • The impact of aging on cell function
  • Risk mitigation for chronic diseases

The Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Medicine is working to prevent disease and protect those who seek our care. Our physicians and scientists are at the forefront of science and medicine, advocating on behalf of patients, bursting with scientific discovery, and empowering families with programming that enhances the quality of life as they and their loved ones age. And, with our commitment to medical education that will bring forth generations of experts in the field, your gift will impact patients’ lives.

Giving Opportunities
Geriatrics Research on Aging & Age Related Disease
Help provide support for aging and age-related diseases through online and other donations.
Advance research on aging
Geriatrics Center Social Work & Community Programs
Your generosity sustains geriatric social workers and other professionals who offer support and services to Geriatrics Center patients, their families, and older adults in our community, by addressing physical, social, and emotional well-being.
Support our aging population
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute- Program Support
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the Geriatric Center draws on the resources of U-M to offer lectures, classes, and study groups for seniors. Topics include philosophy, religion, politics, history, the arts, government, and world culture.
Support lifelong learning
Palliative Care Gift Fund
Your support to the palliative care program will help manage the symptoms, pain, and distress of chronic illness for those dealing with uncertain prognoses.
Help improve palliative care
Partner With Us

We would be pleased to discuss your interests and goals — and the impact your gift can have. We can connect you with faculty and staff, identify where your help is most needed, and share how giving can provide personal satisfaction as well as financial and tax benefits.

Lori Hirshman Lori Hirshman
Director of Development