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Conference – 2014 – Geriatrics 20/20: Bringing Current Issues into Perspective
October 24, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
CSAH’s 2014 annual conference welcomed clinicians, nurses, health professionals, community members, educators, researchers and students to gather and share their experiences and knowledge around hot topics related to the care of older adults. Themes included frailty, cognition and poverty. Presentation slides are available for review.
Dr. Samir Sinha – Why we Need to Rethink our Traditional Approaches to Caring for Older Adults
Dr. John Puxty – Frailty in Older Adults
Terry Richmond – Helping to Maintain Cognitive, Physical, and Emotional Well-being in Hospitalized Elderly Patients
Gale Chevalier – Community Paramedicine: Filling the Gaps Together
Charlene Feakins – Seniors Exercise & Lifestyle Classes in Primary Care
Bonnie Schroeder – Reducing Stigma: A Focus on Seniors’ Mental Health
Bernadine Cowperthwaite & Vici Del-Mei – Prevention and Recognition of Delirium in the Hospitalized Older Adult: It’s Not that Easy
Sharon Osvald – Lived Experience Network
Rachel Herron – The Importance of Emotions in Caring for Older People in the Community