2017 Caring for Elders Conference


    8:00 AM 
    8:30 AM 
    Welcome / Introduction to Teaching Day
    8:40 AM 
    Optimizing Compassionate Care for Hospice Patients
    Key Note Speaker: Chin-Lin Ching, MD
    9:40 AM 
    But Nobody Will Do That: Treating and Preventing Heart Disease with a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet
    J. Chad Teeters, MD, MS, RPVI, FACC
    10:40 AM 
    Break / Networking
    11:00 AM 
    Substance Misuse Among Older Adults

    Ann Olin, MA, CRC, CASAC-T

    Marian Bauman-O'Dell, LMHC, CASAC, LMT

    12:00 PM 
    Lunch / Networking
    1:00 PM 
    Understanding Alzheimer's Disease, Communication Techniques, and Responding to Behaviors
    Nanette Friedman
    2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Session A: Caring for Elder Veterans - Accessing VA Programs
    Julie Knapp, LMSW
    2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Session B: Moral Distress Among Health Care Providers
    Marianne Chiafery, DNP, MS Bioethics, PNP-C
    3:00 PM 
    Break / Networking
    3:20 PM 
    Value Added Geriatrics: Co-managment and the Geriatric Fracture Center
    Daniel Mendelson, MS, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD
    4:20 PM 
    Closing Remarks / Evaluation