2015 ELDER FRIENDLY FUTURES
CARE AND COLLABORATION WITH OLDER ADULTS
Lynnwood Convention Center | Sept. 17-18, 2015
New location for 2015. Same great conference!
Wednesday 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.
Dr. Shelly Gray from the UW School of Pharmacy will be presenting her recent findings about medications that increase dementia risk – research that has been recognized within the scientific communities and the national press.
Dr. Stephen Thielke from the UW School of Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System will discuss new information on “deprescribing” strategies for elder cognitive health.
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
Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors!