Please join us September 11-12 for Working Together for Elder Friendly Futures, a UW Gerontology conference.
What does the future hold for older adults? How can we work together to create a future in which all older people can thrive? Just as it “takes a village to raise a child,” those committed to older adults’ well-being know that “we’re all in this together” to support older adults in the communities of their choice.
Keynotes by two visionary national leaders:
- Dr. Nancy Whitelaw, Senior Fellow, National Council on Aging
- Dr. Cheryl Phillips, Senior Vice President for Advocacy, LeadingAge
Interactive sessions such as roundtables, panels and lunch discussions
Conference sessions on the following topics
- Community Innovations to Support Aging in Place
- Transitions across Care Settings to Promote Well-being
- State of the Science & Clinical Updates:
Maintaining and Enhancing Wellness
- Unpackaging the Affordable Care Act: What does it mean for your Practice, Research or Teaching?
Innovations Showcase of creative practice and research developments presented in a poster session format
Following two years of cross disciplinary research and discussion among UW faculty from nursing, pharmacy and social work and a 2012 UW Gerontology Research Forum: Creating Elder Friendly Communities, the University is proud to offer another in-depth opportunity for researchers, practitioners, administrators, policy-makers and educators to come together and discuss the opportunities and challenges to building elder-friendly futures. To create a future in which all older people can thrive, we will come together for this 2-day conference to: