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Healthy Aging Summit Schedule Announce

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Healthy Aging Summit Schedule Announced

The Healthy Aging Summit! is taking place soon in Washington, DC, on July 16 and 17.  The summit will explore ways to help Americans stay healthy as they age. There is still time to sign up and participate!
The 2018 Healthy Aging Summit has 4 meeting tracks:
  • Social and Community Context
  • Maximizing Quality of Life
  • Health and Health Care
  • Neighborhood and Built Environment
The first track is Social and Community Context — below you’ll find the breakout topics for this track, along with examples of specific presentations. Keep in mind this is only presentations from one track — there are four - view the full schedule online and join us in DC to find out what else is on the agenda.
Day 1
1:15 PM: Benefits of Community Engagement and Social Interaction
  • Fitness, Social Interaction, and Belonging: Conversations About Social Connection with Participants of the Senior Fit Program
  • The Importance of Opportunity to Build Social Networks for Older Adults: Understanding Motivation for to Participation in the Senior Fit Program and Differences Between Rural and Urban Areas
  • Bringing the Community Together to Become “Age-Friendly:” Orange County, North Carolina
  • Walk Maryland: A State-Wide Health Promotion Initiative
2:45 PM: Opioids and Older Americans
  • Meeting the Mental Needs of Community Dwelling Older Adults Through Innovative Programming
  • Influence of the Opioid Epidemic in Geographic Disparities of Life Expectancy Among U.S. Counties
  • Opioid Harm Reduction in Chronic Pain Management
  • The Prevention of Opioid Misuse in Women
4:15 PM: Novel Approaches with Diverse Populations
  • Burden of Disease in Risk Factors Among Aged Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders
  • Social Support and Quality of Life of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders
  • Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well Being Among Combat Exposed Vietnam Veterans: Moderating Role of Life Satisfaction and Personality w/ PTSD
  • Older Lesbian – Strengthening and Exercise Group for Fall PreventionDay 2
10:30 AM: The Impact of Loneliness on Mental and Behavioral Health
  • Results of Online Training for Physical Therapists: An Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Program
  • Expand the Geriatric Mental Health Care Workforce by Screening and Intervening for Depression
  • Reducing Loneliness in Residential Care: An Innovative Preventative Model
  • I’m Not Depressed, I’m Lonely: Exploring the Use of an Evidence-Based Depression Management Program to Treat Social Isolation in OA
1:00 PM: Meeting Workforce and Caregiver Challenges
  • Supporting Choice and Preference: Tools for Caregivers
  • Training a Community Workforce to Address Hearing Impairment and Social Engagement
  • Meeting The Growing Need For Direct Care Workers To Support Aging In Place
2:30 PM: The Impact of Community Engagement, the Arts, and the Outdoors on Aging Well
  • Healthy Aging in Parks: Innovative Strategies for Arthritis Management Through Parks and Recreation
  • There Is No Path Back, Only the Way Forward: Creating a New Paradigm for Empowerment at the Intersections of Arts, Dementia, and Healthcare
  • Healthy Aging Through the Arts — the Research, Policy, and Practice of Creative Aging
  • Building Health Literacy Through Community Engagement 

To register for the conference and learn more, go to:

To sign up for the List Serve for this conference, go to:

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