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.

2020 — Update in Geriatric Medicine

Our series runs each Friday from July 10 to August 28, 2020. 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.

To join via WebEx please email Tonya at and a link will be sent to you.

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 10

8:30 a.m. - Effective Clinical Approaches to Older Adults
Gail Sullivan, M.D., M.P.H.

10 a.m. - Legal & Ethical Issues in Older Adults 
Zita Lazzarini, J.D., MPH

July 17

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

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

July 24

8:30 a.m. - Dementia Epidemiology and Diagnosis
Yazeed Maghaydah, M.D.

10 a.m. - Dementia Management
Margaret Rathier, M.D.

July 31

8:30 a.m. - Parkinson's Disease
Patrick Coll, M.D.

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

August 7

8:30 a.m. - Delirium in Older Adults
Victoria Costello, M.D.

August 14

8:30 a.m. - Hearing Problems in Older Adults
Kourosh Parham, M.D.

10 a.m. - Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults
Lavern Wright, M.D.

August 21

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

August 28

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

10 a.m. - Prescribing Medications for Older Adults
Marissa Salvo, Pharm.D.