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2015 ELDER FRIENDLY FUTURES

CARE AND COLLABORATION WITH OLDER ADULTS

Lynnwood Convention Center  |  Sept. 17-18, 2015

New location for 2015. Same great conference!


Speaker updates!

Thursday Keynote Speaker
Karen D. Lincoln, Ph.D., MSW, M.A.
Presentation: “Demographic Shifts and the Aging Landscape”

Dr. Lincoln is a dynamic and provocative speaker whose talk will offer fertile ground for change agents looking toward elder friendly futures. She is an Associate Professor in the USC School of Social Work, Director of the USC Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work, Associate Director at the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute, on Aging, and Founder and Chair of Advocates for African American Elders at the University of Southern California.

JUST ANNOUNCED! Friday Keynote Speaker
Andrew E. Scharlach, Ph.D.
Presentation: “Collaborative Approaches for Creating Aging Friendly Communities”

Andrew E. Scharlach is Professor of Social Welfare at the University of California at Berkeley, where he holds the Eugene and Rose Kleiner Chair in Aging and directs the Gerontology specialization in the School of Social Welfare. He also serves as Director of the Center for the Advanced Study of Aging Services, where he conducts research designed to inform development of innovative and cost-effective services for older adults. Professor Scharlach will discuss his extensive research on issues pertaining to the well-being of older adults and their families including aging-friendly communities and a current program examining innovative initiatives for helping communities to become more “aging-friendly”.

Once again EFF 2015 will offer a poster session, film session and round table lunch.  Check out the program page for more details!


Overview

Save Sept. 17-18 for an annual two-day gerontology conference for clinical care providers, community partners and researchers with a commitment to healthy aging. The conference is presented by the UW School of Nursing de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging and the UW School of Social Work.

Themes will include:

  • Transitions in care from clinic to community
  • Translating science into action
  • Supporting choices for aging in place
  • Healthy aging from head to toe
  • Older adults: The key to defining our futures.

TOP 5 REASONS TO ATTEND

  • Stay current on emerging research and best practices
  • Network! – actively engage with colleagues and meet potential collaborators
  • Gain insights from nationally-recognized speakers
  • Participate and contribute your ideas
  • Leave the conference energized and ready to work together!


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