Upcoming Events

The Dementia Challenge with Teepa Snow (Area L AHEC)

Date: 
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 09:00

 To register, visithttps://secure.aheconnect.com/registration/areal/step1.asp?EventID=47381

The Dementia Challenge with Teepa Snow
Event # 47381   Thursday, September 10, 2015

What Can I Expect?

“Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me,” Documentary

Date: 
Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 09:00

The documentary that chronicles Glen Campbell’s battle with Alzheimer’s during his 2012 “Goodbye Tour,” titled “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me,” will be airing on CNN on Sunday, June 28th at 9pm ET.

Glenn Campbell Poster

White House Conference on Aging Webinar on Healthy Brains

Date: 
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 12:00

As we age, a number of factors can affect our physical and mental well-being. It is well known that physical activity, falls prevention, and managing chronic diseases, for example, can help us maintain good physical health and function. But did you know that there are ways to help keep the brain in good health as well?

Interprofessional Education (IPE)Training for Educators

Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:00

The Greensboro AHEC is offering a continuing education opportunity in Interprofessional Education (IPE)Training for Educators.  The purpose of this activity is to discuss the values and ethics for interprofessional practice. The learner will be able to address improvements of patient outcomes, health care quality and cost utilizing interprofessional competencies for all health professionals.

Substance Abuse and Misuse: Impact on Older Adults Webinar

Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 01:30 to 02:30

 

This webinar hosted by NCOA Center for Healthy Aging,  will highlight the problem of substance abuse and misuse among older adults, underscoring key data and trends around this issue. Additionally, two interventions targeting substance abuse and misuse will be explored. 

Being Mortal

Date: 
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 16:45 to Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 16:45

Join FRONTLINE producer Tom Jennings and Kaiser Health News correspondent Jenny Gold for a conversation about end-of-life care, honesty and mortality.

Geriatric Grand Challenge Institute (GGCI) Advanced Curriculum in Dementia Care

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 08:00 to Friday, February 20, 2015 - 15:00

Now that students are headed back to school, why shouldn’t you?

“Accelerating the Cure for Alzheimer's Disease through Regenerative Medicine”

Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 08:00 to 17:00

Worldwide, over 40 million people have dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease and some 100 million older adults are estimated to be at increased risk (preclinical disease) for future dementia.

Alive Inside Film "Making a Difference in the Lives of those Living with Dementia" August 25th, 2014

Date: 
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 15:30

 

There is an opportunity to view the Alive Inside film Making a Difference in the Lives of those Living with Dementia” at the Carolina Theater in Durham on August 25th at 2:00pm.

Veterans in Need of Care: Substance Abuse, Military Sexual Trauma and other Mental Health Issues

Date: 
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 08:30 to 16:00

Description: With more veterans returning from war, health issues continue to surface including PTSD, TBI, depression, suicide, substance misuse and sexual trauma. Many have experienced long, multiple deployments; suffer from combat fatigue, and physical injuries.

Three Part Inter-Professional Practice Workshop Series, 2014

Date: 
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 15:00 to Monday, April 28, 2014 - 15:30

~~We are all striving to improve the quality of care we provide our older patients. This is hard work in this age of complex problems and even more complex systems. One key to better care is a better team. Healthcare practitioners need to work together and communicate effectively as members of inter-professional teams to solve problems. However, many practitioners have never had formal training in effective inter-professional practice.

2014 Annual NICHE Conference

Date: 
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 15:15 to Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 15:15

The 2014 Annual NICHE Conference is a three-day event highlighting evidence-based innovations, research and collaboration. The goal is to deliver support to hospitals and other healthcare facilities in meeting one of the most critical challenges of our times - quality care of older adults.  To learn more:

Duke NICHE GRN Intensive - Day 1

Date: 
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 07:00

Nurses Improving Care of Health System Elderly (NICHE) a collaborative project of Duke University Health System Nursing and Duke University School of Nursing.

Duke Gero-Specialty Council

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 07:00

DUHS-DUSON Gero-Specialty Council in Raleigh, North Carolina

Agenda:

  • Delirium: Overview and Risk Factor Identification
  • Duke Translational Nursing Institute

Alzheimer's and Faith "Forgetting but not Forgotten" Lecture Series

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 07:00

Forgetting but not Forgotten: a Lecture Series on Congressional Responses to Alzheimer's and Dementia

 

January 27, 2013 5:00pm: A Clinical Perspective

James R. Burke, MD, PhD, Professor and Director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at Duke, will present an overview of memory disorders along with promising areas of research and treatment.

 

Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 07:00

There will be a conference on Frontotemporal Dementias in October, 2014.

Below is a link with more information.

 

 

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers Southeast Chapter Annual Conference

Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 02:00 to Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 09:00

NAPGCM is a non-profit professional development organization whose mission is to advance professional geriatric care management through education, collaboration, and leadership.  A professional Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) is a health and human services specialist who helps families who are caring for older relatives.

Dr. Mary Naylor to present the 2010 Carol Hogue Distinguished Lectureship.

Please join us for the Duke Carolina Visitng Professorship in Geriatric Nursing sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.  Dr. Mary Naylor will deliver the 2010 Carol Hogue Distiguished Lectureship as part of the Care Transitions: Research, Realities and Reform conference which will highlight the efforts of those across both Duke and UNC's universities and health systems to improve the transitional care for our elders.