2022 Conference

About

The 30th annual Maine Geriatrics Conference will take place in Bar Harbor on June 9 and 10, 2022. 

The conference provides a venue for health practitioners, social service providers, and others with interests in the field of aging to come together to share ideas, ask questions, and develop or support care strategies affecting older adults in all care settings.

We are dedicated to ensuring that all conference sessions will enlighten, inspire, and honor the abilities of our conference attendees. By the end of the conference, you will be better prepared to advance ideas and systems that address older adult health disparities and optimize aging.

Conference Attractions

  • World-renowned speakers
  • Keynote and plenary sessions
  • Workshops
  • Networking and special presentations
  • Attendee Forum — Kairos Alive™: Dancing Together is Good Medicine!
    • Friday, June 10, at 2:30 p.m.

Register for the 2022 Event

Keynote Speakers

Sharon Inouye, M.D., M.P.H.,

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Sharon Inouye, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Aging Brain Center at the Marcus Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife. She developed the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) to provide age-friendly care, implemented worldwide. She developed the CAM, the most widely used delirium tool worldwide.

Tia Powell, M.D., Author of Dementia Reimagined

Professor of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Tia Powell, M.D. holds the Trachtenberg chair in Bioethics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she is a professor of epidemiology and psychiatry and directs the Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics. Her bioethics scholarship focuses on dementia, LGBT issues, end-of-life care, and health policy. She currently chairs a committee for the National Academy of Medicine to recommend the next decade of social science research to support those with dementia and their caregivers. 

Who Should Attend

Nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists, substance abuse counselors, social workers, mental health practitioners, LTC administrators, certified nursing assistants, health professions students, and others interested in the field of aging.

Contact

Contact Conference Planning Chair Marilyn Gugliucci at (207) 602-2453 or mgugliucci@une.edu.

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