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The Northwest Geriatric Education Center (NWGEC): The topic for the Annual Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series this winter quarter is Alzheimer's Disease and Related Issues Geriatric Healthcare Series. Find all the previous lecture series, free of charge at at www.nwgec.org         Find the Spring Topics and Speakers list linked here.

UW Geriatric Grand Rounds and Journal Club: 8am every Friday morning at Harborview Medical Center in the Research and Teaching Building at 300 9th Avenue, Seattle WA 98104 in Room 117. http://depts.washington.edu/geront/conferences/grandrounds.html

2014-2015 Series Round Table Discussion Group for Professionals in the Field of Aging: Monthly Discussion Group about Clinical Practice Facilitated by Barbara Green, MSW; 206.799.7108; bgreenmsw@earthlink.net, www.bgreenmsw.org; Senior Services, 2208 2nd Ave, Seattle

Frye Art Museum - Creative Aging Programs: An offering of programs for adults to engage in creative lifelong learning. Programs explore the rich potential of aging and offer opportunities to impact the community’s health and wellbeing. 

Find all the Creative Aging Programs at the Frye here....

Pioneer Network's 14th National Conference; Journey to the Heartland held August 2014 in Kansas City MO   Live streamed Conference Sessions are available.  High Definition copies of each Live streamed conference session have been uploaded. To view, review and share with colleagues, click here.

Dementia Friendly RecreationSeattle Parks and Recreation, Winter Quarter: Jan – Mar 2015 poster is linked here

 

April 2015

April - June of 2015 Seattle Parks and Recreation: Dementia-Friendly Recreation flyer is linked here or find more information at http://www.seattle.gov/Parks/Seniors/dementiafriendlyrecreation.htm.

4/22 to 4/25/15

Western Institute of Nursing  (WIN) Conference tab at www.winursing.org. The 2015 conference theme is “Equity and Access: Nursing Research, Practice, and Education.” The conference will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town in Albuquerque, NM.   If you have conference questions, please contact Bo Perry at perrybo@ohsu.edu.

Gerontology Interest Group; SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2015;  7 – 8 am

 

May 2015

5/15 to 5/17/15

American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Conference

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/annual_meeting/attendees/pandf_meetings/

Suburban Washington, DC (National Harbor, Maryland)   

 

5/6/15  6-7 p.m. Nurses Recognition Banquet and the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging Scholar Poster Presentations at Benaroya Hall (200 University Street, Seattle, WA). The reception and poster session will be held from 6-7 p.m., followed by the formal Nurses Recognition Banquet and awards presentation.

5/8 and 5/9 p.m.  The MemoryCare Plays:  three one-act dramas about living with memory loss

A staged reading of the award-winning plays will be performed at Seattle’s Taproot Isaac Studio Theatre on May 8 and 9 followed by a conversation with The University of Washington’s renowned memory loss expert Dr. Soo Borson.

The evening is presented by Taproot Theatre, Full Life Care and Phinney Neighborhood Association/Greenwood Senior Center

Proceeds from all ticket sales benefit ongoing arts programs for individuals experiencing memory loss and their caregivers. 

Find the flyer listed here....

 

June 2015

6/4/15 8:00 to 4:00  The Waves of Change in Health Care

Care Transitions Conference in Renton, WA

Find more information linked here, or at www.agingkingcounty.org/CTconference.

 

6/11/15 3:00 – 4:30 Gerontological Professionals Network: Navigating Challenging Dementia-Related Behaviors; Speaker is Christina Coulter; Qualis Health - 10700 Meridian N., Suite 100, Seattle; agingcenter.org

 

September 2015

9/17 - 9/18/15 Elder Friendly Futures: Care and Collaboration with Older Adults

Lynnwood Convention Center 3711 196th ST SW, Lynwood, WA 98036    Visit elderfriendlyfutures.org