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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         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.

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....


July 2015 

8/23/15  12 - 1 PM PDT

National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE)

It Takes a Team: Building and Maintaining Support for Change Webinar      

In this webinar, participants will learn best practices around developing, maintaining and leading stakeholder groups in pursuit of a practice or policy change effort. We’ll cover vision setting, recruiting, and roles as well as provide concrete tips on general facilitation and meeting planning. We’ll also offer ideas for overcoming some of your most common challenges in keeping your team on track. Best of all, the session will highlight examples from successful Change AGEnts initiatives! Featuring:  Renée Markus Hodin, Voices for Better Health Project Director, Community Catalyst. Register here.

August 2015

8/2 to 8/5/15 Pioneer Network Conference: Navigating the Winds of Change

Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont / Chicago, Illinois

The Nation's Largest Conference Focused Solely on Culture Change and Person-Centered Living


8/14- 8/15/15

National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE)

Facilitated Learning to Advance Geriatrics (FLAG) –

A continuing benefit to NHCGNE member school faculty and graduate students includes a 10% discount on the Facilitated Learning to Advance Geriatrics (FLAG) 2-day workshop registration. The next FLAG will be held on August 14-15 at the Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Fifteen ANCC-approved CEUs are provided. Currently there are faculty and graduate students from across the US and Canada enrolled for this workshop. Please contact Keith Vargo ( at the Minnesota Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence to obtain a discount code. Register here.

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  

Registration is now open!



Innovations in Geriatric Care Conference at UCSF

SAVE THE DATE: The second annual “Innovations in Geriatric Care” conference will take place on September 28, 2015 in the University of California, San Francisco’s Laurel Heights Conference Center. Keynote speakers will be Jennie Chin Hansen, RN, MSN, FAAN and Marilyn Chow, DNSc, RN, FAAN. Topics will include: geriatric nurse leaders, nursing health policy, and a primer in palliative care. Please email to receive further details.


9/30 - 10/3/15

34th Annual GAPNA Conference

Creating a Culture of Excellence in the Care of Older Adults

Marriott Rivercenter,
San Antonio, TX

The link to  register is below:



10/1 - 10/3/15  The National Gerontological Nursing Association Annual Convention

Indianapolis, IN
The Alexander Hotel


10/9 -10/11/15  Annual Oregon Geriatrics Conference in Sunriver, Oregon


10/4 -10/7 The American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living Convention in San Antonio, TX

Registration Now Open | Early Bird Deadline July 17

AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo Early Bird Registration


11/18 - 11/22/15 Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, FL

The Late Breaker Poster online abstract submission process is now open! The Late Breaker Poster Sessions will be presented at The Gerontological Society of America’s 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, November 18-22, 2015 in Orlando, FL. It is your opportunity to present your most pressing research results that were previously not available at the time of the first abstract submission. To access the submission site directly, please visit: The submission deadline is 11:59 pm EST on Monday, September 14, 2015.

Annual National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) Nursing Leadership Conference

Nov. 17-18, 2015 (immediately prior to GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting)
Swan and Dolphin Resort, Orlando FL

Registration and Housing are now open:  $300.00 (Early Bird – until Sept. 15th) $400.00 (after September 15th)

Click here to register. Click here to reserve your hotel.

Click the picture below to register fo the GSA Meeting



March 3, 2016

The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education

March 20–24, 2016


May 19 - 21, 2016
Pre-Conference Day:  Wednesday, May 18

Long Beach, CA




The 21st IAGG World Congress
of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Global Aging and Health:
Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice