Building Elder Friendly Futures Locally and Globally

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Building Elder Friendly Futures Locally and Globally October 8-9, 2014 | University of Washington – Seattle | HUB Register now for EFF – October 8-9, 2014


Each day begins with an exceptional keynote speaker:

Dr. May Wykle PhD, “Aging in Uncertain Times: Creating Elder Friendly Futures for Caregivers” Dr. Eric Coleman, MD, “Bridging the Great Divide: Integrating Health Care Delivery and Community Based Services?”

Over the two days there will be multiple concurrent sessions including the following:

  • Plenary Panel: Innovations in Dementia Care
  • Legal Issues: Elder Law, Guardianship and More
  • New Technology to Support Aging in Place
  • State of the Science: Behavioral Health and Aging
  • Aging in Poverty: the Politics of Marginalization & Inequities for both Rural and Urban Adults…and many more!

There will also be a lunchtime roundtable discussion, a poster session, innovations showcase and short film viewing, a reception and closing words from Judy Pigott; co-author of “Personal Safety Nets” (http://www.personalsafetynets.org). Visit the program page for the exact details of the two-day conference and register today!

CONFERENCE THEMES

  • 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

Working Together for Elder Friendly Futures is co-provided by:

  • University of Washington School of Nursing, de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging
  • University of Washington School of Social Work
  • University of Washington School of Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education

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