Conferences & Symposiums
64th Annual GSA Scientific Meeting
Time: November 18, 2011 - 7:00am - November 22, 2011 - 8:00pm / Location: Boston, MA
64th Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting
November 18–22, 2011
John B. Hynes Veteran Memorial Convention Center
GSA's Annual Scientific Meeting brings together more than 3,500 of the brightest minds in the field of aging. This meeting is the premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and around the world. They participate in over 400 scientific sessions including symposia, paper, and poster presentations.
With dynamic and engaging speakers, pre-conference workshops, educational sessions, networking and more, make sure to save the date for Boston!
Changing the Culture of Long-Term Care Free Webinar Series (April 2011)
Changing the Culture of Long Term Care is a series of three free webinars aimed at promoting culture change in Georgia. It is an opportunity to explore the Culture Change movement, which is based on person-centered values and practices, where the voices of elders and those working with them always come first.
The webinars are based on the Changing the Culture of Long-Term Care Symposiums that took place in Georgia in 2010.
Please see our flyer for more information such as learning objectives, schedule of events, speaker biographies, sponsor information, resources, and registration links.The FREE webinars were April 14th, 21st and 28th from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We will post the links to the archive of these sessions very soon!
- Changing the Culture of Long-Term Care Symposium (September 2010)
Changing the Culture of Long-Term Care was a free symposium aimed at promoting culture change in Georgia. It was an opportunity to explore the Culture Change movement, which is based on person-centered values and practices, where the voices of elders and those working with them always come first.
The symposia were held in both Athens (Sept 8, 2010) and Valdosta (Sept 10, 2010) and was co-sponsored by the Georgia Division of Aging Services' Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, the University of Georgia Institute of Gerontology, the Georgia Geriatric Education Center, Georgia Council on Aging (Georgia for a Lifetime), Culture Change Network of Georgia and the Valdosta State University Division of Social Work.