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Local and National Upcoming Events PDF Autumn 2015


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The University of Washington receives HRSA award: Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center (NW GWEC)

The Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program aims to improve the quality of healthcare for older Americans.

This geriatrics program will help the University of Washington design curricula that responds to the needs of aging adults and leads to better care. The NW GWEC will promote access to quality health care for older adults by supporting

  • their self-management

  • their families’ engagement in their care

  • the dedicated caregivers who work with them

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....

September 2015



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