de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging


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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

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.

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;,; Senior Services, 2208 2nd Ave, Seattle

Frye Art Museum - Meet me at the Movies 2014-2015 series: Meet Me at the Movies is a unique film experience. Short clips from classic films are shown, followed by audience discussion and reminiscence guided by a moderator. Designed for people with memory loss and their care partners, this program can be enjoyed by all adults. Saturdays 11:30a.m. -1 p.m. at the FRYE ART MUSEUM; 704 Terry Avenue,Seattle, WA 98104 October 25, 2014; February 14, 2015; May 2, 2015; and Saturday, August 1, 2015
Find more information 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.

AgeWise King County's January 2015 Activity Calendar is linked here.


January 2015



National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.

SENIOR MATTERS CONFERENCE DETAILS: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Elder Care

Highline College; 2400 S. 240th Street; Des Moines, WA 98198

Find the flyer for this event here.


1/27/15  4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Momentia New Year's Celebration!

China Harbor (2040 Westlake Ave N, Seattle ).

Tickets must be purchased by January 23, by calling Cheryl Brown with Seattle Parks and Recreation: (206) 386-9106. When you register, you can also reserve a seat on a van from Greenwood Senior Center or Rainier Community Center. Find the flyer for this event here.


February 2015


2/2/15 Deadline!   Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2015 Healthy Aging Summit! Stakeholders from all sectors are invited to share their work. Abstracts will be accepted through 11:59 PM ET on Monday, February 2, 2015. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is requesting abstracts addressing the science of healthy aging for presentation at the 2015 Healthy Aging Summit, July 27-28, 2015 in Washington, DC.   Find more information here


2/3/15 from 6 - 8 p.m. Washington Pioneer Network Conversation Café: Kline Galland in South Seattle: 5950 6th Avenue South, Suite 100. Seattle, WA 98108.  Hogewey, a self-contained dementia village in the Netherlands is attracting visitors from all over the world. Donna Phillips, a graduate student in Aging Services Management at the University of Southern California, recently travelled there, and will share her experiences, as well as insights as to how the management and staff brought about this ultimate example of culture change. Find more information here


2/12/15     3 - 4:30 p.m.

Gerontological Professionals Network

Aging with and aging into disability  with Ivan Molton, PhD

Qualis Health Northgate

10700 Meridian Ave., Suite 100, Seattle WA



2/26 to 3/1/15

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Conference

Sheraton Nashville Downtown

Nashville, Tennessee

Poster submission deadline June 20, 2014



Senior Lobby Day in Olympia
Save the date! For more information, call the Washington State Senior Citizens' Lobby at 360-754-0207, e-mail, or visit



March 2015


Call for Abstracts Deadline

The National Gerontological Nursing Association invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at the 2015 Annual Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana October 1-3, 2015. Find more information.....


Call for Abstract Deadline

Gerontological Society of America 2015   "Aging as a Lifelong Process"
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Submission is open for presentations at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting Nov. 18-22, 2015 Orlando, FL. Find more information......

This Continuing Educational activity is jointly provided by The Annenberg Center
for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and The Gerontological Society of America.
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin


3/23 to 3/27, 2015

American Society on Aging Conference

Chicago, IL

Accepting proposals


April 2015


4/5 to 4/11/15

AGHE Careers in Aging Week

Bright future. Many possibilities. 



Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate


4/14 to 4/17/15

Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) Conference

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, FL

No call for abstract submission yet



30th Annual Alzheimer's Regional Conference

This one day conference filled with evidence based education is designed for Professionals.

We also welcome Family Caregivers to attend.

Registration and more information more information can be found here.

Washington State Convention Center, Seattle


4/22 to 4/25/15

Western Institute of Nursing  (WIN) Conference tab at 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

Gerontology Interest Group to be announced


May 2015

5/15 to 5/17/15

American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Conference

Suburban Washington, DC (National Harbor, Maryland)   

No call for abstract submissions yet


10:30 to 1:30

De Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging Scholar Presentations and Reception

University House Auditorium


June 2015



Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate