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UGEC Caregiver Conference - Carbon County Senior Citizens Center
Wednesday 20 September 2023, 09:30am - 03:30pm
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The Utah Geriatric Education Consortium (UGEC) is hosting a Caregiver Conference in Price, UT on Wednesday, September 20th at the Carbon County Senior Citizens Center. This conference is for caregivers to learn more about resources and services in their community. Presenters from the following organizations will be at the conference: Southeastern Utah Area Agency on Aging, the Utah Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, the Utah Department of Health & Human Services Aging & Adult Services, and the Salt Lake City VA Health Care System. I have attached a flyer about this event; there is a front and back page.  Please share the flyer with anyone you think would benefit from this event. This event is free and open to the public.  We ask people to register so we know how many lunches to order.

05 Oct 2023
10:00AM - 11:00AM
UGEC Fireside Chat - What is Old? You Might Be Surprised!
Anne Asman is the Program Manager for the Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic at theHuntsman Mental Health Institute at the University of Utah, and facilitatespresentations and trainings on caregiving, dementia, the aging brain, socialisolation and loneliness, and many other best-practice geriatric topics. Inaddition, she teaches courses on aging for Osher Lifelong Learning. Anne hasa Master of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Gerontology from theUniversity of Utah, a certificate in Dementia Education and Communicationfrom the University of Tasmania in Australia, the Utah Certificate of PalliativeCare Education, and the Dementia Assist Communications certification. Shehas also completed the Dealing with Dementia Training from the RosalynnCarter Institute of Caregiving. Anne is an outspoken advocate for quality careand quality of life for older adults with an emphasis on psychosocial issues.
19 Oct 2023
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Keys to Addressing Ageism: Learning What is Truly Unique About Older Adults
Dr. Kathie Supiano is a Professor at the University of Utah (UofU) College of Nursing, andDr. Kathie Supiano is a Professor at the University of Utah (UofU) College of Nursing, andthe Director of Caring Connections: A Hope and Comfort in Grief Program. She attendedthe University of Wisconsin-Madison, earning a BS in Psychology, a Master’s Degree inChild and Family Studies (Human Development) and a Master’s Degree in Counselingand Guidance. Kathie earned a PhD from the UofU College of Social Work in 2012. Kathieis a PhD-prepared licensed clinical social worker and have been a practicingpsychotherapist in geriatrics, palliative care and grief therapy for over 40 years. Herclinical practice includes care of older adults with depression and multiple chronichealth concerns, end-of-life care, and bereavement care. In addition to counseling,Kathie has worked in the areas of elder abuse and neglect, geriatric care management,nursing home advocacy and smoking cessation. Prior to joining the faculty in 2007, sheserved as social worker to the UofU Hospital Palliative Care team.
19 Oct 2023
03:00PM -
An Alaska Native Integrated Lifecycle Approach to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
Geriatric Workforce Enhancement ProgramGeriatric Workforce Enhancement ProgramIndigenous People's Consortium Presents: An Alaska Native Integrated Lifecycle Approach to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

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02 Nov 2023
10:00AM - 11:00AM
UGEC Fireside Chat - TBD
16 Nov 2023
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Achieving Healthspan = Lifespan: Helping Our Patient Age Well
Dr. Elizabeth Joy practices Family Medicine and Sports Medicine at the Salt Lake Clinic LiVeDr. Elizabeth Joy practices Family Medicine and Sports Medicine at the Salt Lake Clinic LiVeWell Center. She is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah School of Medicine inthe Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and the University of Utah College ofHealth Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology. Dr. Joy is a Past President of boththe American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and the Female Athlete Triad Coalition. Sheheld 2 terms of office on the Board of Trustees for the American Medical Society for SportsMedicine. She is on the Editorial Board for The Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, and isAssociate Editor for Current Sports Medicine Reports. She serves as Chair of the Exercise IsMedicine Governance Committee for the ACSM, and co-chairs the EIM Clinical PracticeCommittee. In addition, she chairs the Healthcare Workgroup for the National Physical ActivityPlan Alliance. She developed and directed the Primary Care Sports Medicine FellowshipProgram at the University of Utah from 1998 until 2011. Her research and advocacy interestslie in the areas of physical activity assessment and promotion, the Female Athlete Triad, airquality and health, and diabetes prevention.
07 Dec 2023
10:00AM - 11:00AM
UGEC Fireside Chat - TBD
21 Dec 2023
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO
18 Jan 2024
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO
15 Feb 2024
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO
21 Mar 2024
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO