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Summer Conference Series

Summer Conference Series

Please join us for our summer conference series which is designed for health professionals who teach or work with older adults or research geriatric issues. 2019 — Update in Geriatric Medicine

Our series runs each Friday from July 12 to September 20, 2019. Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. and meet in the Center on Aging which is located on the 2nd floor of the Administrative Services Building (ASB) in Farmington, CT.

No registration required.

View previously recorded sessions.

Please contact Tonya Fuller at 860-679-3958 for access to previous recorded sessions or with any questions.

July 12

8:30 a.m. – Pre- and Peri-operative Care of Older Adults
Jaclyn Olsen, D.O.

10 a.m. – Effective Clinical Approaches to Older Adults 
Gail Sullivan, M.D., M.P.H.

July 19

8:30 a.m. – Dementia Characteristics and Diagnosis
Yazeed Maghaydah, M.D.

10 a.m. – Dementia Management Strategies
Margaret Rathier, M.D.

July 26

8:30 a.m. – Osteoporosis in Older Adults
Pamela Taxel, M.D.

10 a.m. – Legal and Ethical Issues in Older Adults
Zita Lazzarini, J.D., M.P.H.

August 23

8:30 a.m. – Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults
Lavern Wright, M.D.

10 a.m. – Depression in Late Life
Kristina Zdanys, M.D.

August 10

8:30 a.m. – Pre and Peri-Operative Care of Older Adults
Jaclyn Olsen, D.O.

10 a.m. – Medicare and Medicaid
Richard Fortinsky, Ph.D.

August 30

8:30 a.m. – Common Eye Problems in Older Adults
Len Oshinskie, M.D.

10 a.m. – Medicare and Medicaid
Richard Fortinsky, PhD

September 6

8:30 a.m. – Common Skin Problems of Older Adults
Jun Lu, M.D.

10 a.m. – Falls, Gait Problems, and Fall Prevention
James Judge, M.D.

September 13

8:30 a.m. – Hearing Problems of Older Adults
Kourosh Parham, M.D. 

September 20 (Location: Outpatient Pavilion, 2nd floor large conference room)

8:30 a.m. – High Risk Medications & Safe Prescribing in Older Adults
Marissa Salvo, PharmD

10 a.m. – Delirium in Older Adults
Victoria Costello, MD

October 4

9:00 a.m. – Frailty in Older Adults
George Kuchel, M.D.