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.


Our series runs each Friday from July 7 – August 25, 2017. Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 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.

Please contact Tonya Fuller at 860-679-3958 with any questions.

July 7

8:30 a.m. - Biology and Physiology of Aging
George Kuchel, MD

10:00 a.m. - Effective Clinical Approaches to Older Adults
Gail Sullivan, MD, MPH

July 14

8:30 a.m. - Osteoporosis in Older Adults
Pamela Taxel, MD

10:00 a.m. - Sleep Problems of Older Adults
Carlos Fragoso, MD

July 21

8:30 a.m. - Legal and Ethical Issues of Older Adults
Zita Lazzarini, MD

10:00 a.m. - Getting to Yes: Exercise Prescriptions for Older Adults
Jenna Bartley, PhD

July 28

8:30 a.m. - Falls, Gait Problems and Fall Prevention
James Judge, MD

10:00 a.m. - Medicare and Medicaid
Richard Fortinsky, PhD

August 4

8:30 a.m. - Practical Approach to Dizziness in Older Adults
Kourosh Parham, MD, Ph.D.

10:00 a.m. - Eye Problems of Older Adults
Leonard Oshinskie, MD

August 11

8:30 a.m. - Dementia I: Diagnosis & Treatments
Yazeed Maghaydah, MD

10:00 a.m. - Dementia II: Dementia Behaviors & Caregiver Issues
Margaret Rathier, MD

August 18

8:30 a.m. - Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults
Lavern Wright, MD

10:00 a.m. - Prescribing Medications for Older Adults
Marissa Salvo, PharmD

August 25

8:30 a.m. - Depression in Late Life
Kristina Zdanys, MD

10:00 a.m. - Common Skin Problems of Older Adults
Mona Shahriari, MD