News & Events

 

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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

 

March 2015

3/21/15    6:06 to 9:29 p.m.

World Dance Party
Rainier Beach HS Gym 8815 S. Seward Park Avenue, Seattle, WA 98118

Find the flyer here.....

 

3/23 to 3/27, 2015

American Society on Aging Conference

http://www.asaging.org/aia

Chicago, IL

 

3/25/15  6:00-8:00pm  Come to the Washington Pioneer Network’s next Conversation Café!
www.wapioneer.wordpress.com, RSVP: lindseyi@fulllifecare.org, 206-224-3764

SAIDO; Hope for people living with dementia & PARO; therapeutic robots
Nikkei Manor, 700 6th Avenue South, $15 suggested donation—includes appetizers and wine.
2 DSHS approved CEU’s awarded at session end for all long term care workers. Find more information at http://saidolearning.com/ and http://www.parorobots.com/

 

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.

 

4/2/15 White House Conference on Aging Regional Forum in Seattle: These forums are designed to help provide input and ideas for the upcoming 2015 White House Conference on Aging.

Participation is by invitation, but the events will be webcast to various locations.                    

Find the webcasts at http://whitehouseconferenceonaging.gov/happening/index.html

 

4/5 to 4/11 Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Careers in Aging Week:

Bright future. Many possibilities

AGHE Careers in Aging Week

 Dr. Stansbury will deliver a lecture focused on the many implications of problem gambling among older adults. The event is hosted by the UW School of Social Work.

 

4/9/15 3:00 – 4:30

Gerontological Professionals Network (GPN): Crisis in Elder Care: Gender-Based Inequities;

Our speaker is Nancy Hooyman, PhD; Qualis Health - 10700 Meridian N., Suite 100, Seattle; agingcenter.org

 

4/14 to 4/17/15  2015 Annual NICHE Conference: Innovation through Leadership

Find conference information at http://conference2015.nicheprogram.org/pages/9/content

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, FL

 

4/16/15

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 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.

 

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