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Age Friendly Communities as Platforms for Equity, Health & Wellness Symposium
Thursday 22 September 2022, 02:00pm - 05:00pm
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The Age-Friendly Communities Symposium brings together individuals from the Intermountain West to identify innovations and opportunities that will transform how neighborhoods, campuses, and health environments foster the independence, productivity, and wellbeing of older adults. Register Here

AFCS Schedule Update1

06 Oct 2022
10:00AM - 11:00AM
UGEC Fireside Chat - Horticulture Therapy and the Neighborhood House Intergenerational Garden Program
Presenter: Sarah Scott, MBA, MS Gerontology, Adult Day Services Director Neighborhood House.
20 Oct 2022
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Suicide Risks within the Hospice Population
Presenter: Andrew Layne, LCSW, Board President Intermountain Healthcare, Home Healt and Hospice.
03 Nov 2022
10:00AM - 11:00AM
UGEC Fireside Chat - Quality of Life and Physical Activity
Presenter: Amy Powell-Versteeg, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Instructor Clinical Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training, University of Utah Balance and Mobility Clinic.
17 Nov 2022
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Culture Change in Long-Term Care
Presenter: Carmen Bowman, MHS,  Owner and Trainer of Edu-Catering: Catering Education for Compliance and Culture Change.
15 Dec 2022
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Patient-Centered Care and Behavioral Mental Health
Presenter: Caroline Stephens, PhD, GNP, FAAN, University of Utah College of Nursing.
19 Jan 2023
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Buprenorphine in Older Adults
Presenter: Melissa Cheng, MD, MOH, MHS, Associate Professor University of Utah and Clinical Medical Director Comagine Health.
16 Feb 2023
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Deprescribing and Ceasing Preventive Testing/Screening
Presenter: Shaun Chatelain, DO, Geriatrician in the Stansbury Health Center and Madsen Health Center Geriatrics Clinics.