Building Elder Friendly Futures Locally and Globally

October 8-9, 2014   |  University of Washington – Seattle  |  HUB

Register now for EFF - October 8-9, 2014!

Building upon the success of the 2013 conference, we will again bring together  researchers, practitioners, administrators, policy-makers and educators to  discuss the  opportunities and challenges to building elder-friendly futures.

 Event Hightlights

DAY 1 OCTOBER 8, 2014*
8:30-9:00amWelcome & Opening Remarks
9:00-10:30am Keynote Speaker 1
"Aging in Uncertain Times: Creating Elder Friendly Futures for Caregivers"
Dr. May Wykle PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
10:45-noonPlenary Panel : Innovations in Dementia Care
12:00-1:30pmLunch Roundtable Discussions
1:30-2:45pmConcurrent Sessions:
A) Legal Issues: Elder Law, Guardianship and More
B) State of the Science: Prevention
3:00-4:30pmPoster/Showcase Session & Short Film Viewing
4:30-5:00pmPlenery Wrap-Up & Invitation to Reception:
UW School of Nursing Celebrating the deTornyay Center
DAY 2 OCTOBER 9, 2014*
8:30-9:00amWelcome & Review of Day 1
9:00-10:30am Keynote Speaker 2:
"Bridging the Great Divide: Integrating Health Care Delivery and Community Based Services?"
Dr. Eric Coleman, MD, MPH
10:45-noonConcurrent Sessions:
A) Access to Services for the Aging Immigrant and Refugee
B) New Technology to Support Aging in Place
12:00-1:00pmBox Lunch
1:00-2:15pmConcurrent Sessions:
A) Older Adults Vision of an Elder Friendly Future
B) Elder Mistreatment
2:15-3:30pmConcurrent Sessions:
A) State of the Science: Behavioral Health and Aging
B) Aging in Poverty: the Politics of Marginalization & Inequities for Both Rural and Urban Adults
3:30-3:45pmBreak & Refreshments
3:45-4:30pmPlenary with Judy Pigott
4:30pmWrap-Up and Close

* Event Program Details are subject to change.


      • Community and Technological Supports for Aging in Place

    • State of the Science: Maintaining and Enhancing Physical and Mental Well-Being

    • Cultural Competence, Marginalized Populations and Disparities Across the Life Course

    • Current and Future Policy and Legal Issues

    • Linking Local to Global in Urban and Rural Settings

    • Cross-disciplinary and Inter-professional Collaborations

A Special Thank You to our 2014 Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

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  Gold Sponsors


2014 Silver Sponsors


Family Resource National Asian Pacific Center

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Bronze Sponsors

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