2015 Program

2015 Program

Program Schedule as of August 28, 2015 and subject to change.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Opens 7:30 AM Registration
8:30 – 9:00 AM Welcome
Barbara Cochrane, Conference Chair
9:00 – 10:15 AM Opening Keynote:
Demographic Shifts and the Changing Landscape —
Fertile Ground for Change Agents
Karen Lincoln
10:15-10:30 AM Break
10:30-11:45 AM Concurrent Sessions I

1. Panel: Aging Well among Diverse Communities
Jordan Lewis, Sharon McRae, Gary Tang
2. State of the Science – Anticholinergics and Risk of Dementia (repeats later)
Shelly Gray
3. Panel: Aging with and into Disability
Ivan Molton, Nikki Bagli
11:45 – 1:30 PM Lunch/Roundtables
1:30 – 2:45 PM Concurrent Sessions II
4. Panel: Innovations in Fall Prevention
Elizabeth Phelan, Roy Walker, Mary-Anne Grafton, Zachary Marcum
5. Panel: Transitions/Continuity of Care Strategies in Community Settings
Lisa Johnson, Brent Korte, Carol Charles
6. Repeat from Concurrent Sessions (TBD)
2:45 – 3:00 PM Break
3:00 – 4:15 PM Concurrent Sessions III
7. Panel: Working with Challenging Family Dynamics
Lisa Mayfield, Lorelee McDonnel-Williams
8. Panel: Activities for Enhancing Wellness in the Community
Steve Colwell, Jill Ellison, Paige E. Denison
9. Repeat from Concurrent Sessions (TBD)
4:15 – 5:15 PM
5:15 – 6:00 PM
Film Viewing & Discussion
Closing, Reception & Networking

 

Friday, September 18, 2015
8:30 – 9:00 AM Welcome; Recap of Day 1
Nancy Hooyman
9:00 – 10:15 AM Keynote: Collaborative Approaches for Creating Aging Friendly Communities
Andrew E. Scharlach
10:15-10:30 AM Break
10:30-11:45 AM Concurrent Sessions IV
10. Panel: Elder-Friendly Services and Supports in Growing Communities
Sandra Motzer, Victoria Moceri, Ramonda Sosa
11. State of the Science: Frailty (repeats later)
Oleg Zaslavsky
12. Panel: Intergenerational Programs and Supports
Charlene Boyd, Kavan Peterson
11:45 – 1:30 PM Posters and Lunch
1:30 – 2:45 PM Concurrent Sessions V
13. Deprescribing
Stephen Thielke
14. Panel: Early Stage Memory Loss — Innovations in Research, Clinic, Policy, and the Community
Thomas Grabowski, Lynne Korte, Cayce Cheairs

15. State of the Science: Frailty (repeat)
Oleg Zaslavsky,
2:45 – 3:00 PM Break
3:00 – 4:15 PM Concurrent Sessions VI
16. Growing Old Does Not Mean Sleeping Poorly:  Myths and Facts about Sleep Disorders & Aging
Michael Vitiello
17. Panel: Early Stage Memory Loss – Innovations in Research, Clinic, Policy, and the Community (repeat)
Thomas Grabowski, Lynne Korte, Cayce Cheairs
18. Panel: Environmental Designs for Elder-Friendly Futures
John Shoesmith, Margarett Harrison, Emory Baldwin
4:15-4:45 PM Closing Keynote Address:
What We Say Matters: The Power of Words in Creating Elder-Friendly Futures
Ann Hedreen, MFA 
4:45-5:00 PM Evaluation and Adjournment
Barbara Cochrane