March 4, 2010 8:15 am – 3:30 pm
Villa Marconi, 1026 Baseline Road, Ottawa

Keynote Presentations

Dr. Rosemary Kohr

The World of the Fragile Elderly

Father Mark Slatter

Bio-Ethical Concerns and Gerontological Care

Dr. Jens Pruessner

Inter-Individual Differences in Aging and the Relation to Personality and Stress

Concurrent Presentations

Faranak Aminzadeh

From Home to Retirement Home: Use of Case Stories to Examine Lived Experiences of Persons with Dementia During Transition

Dr. Rosemary Khor

Pain Management in the Elderly The Five Things you need to Know about Wound Care for the Elderly

Dr. Frank Molnar

The Assessment of Fitness to Drive in Persons with Dementia The Geriatricians Approach to the Elderly with Cognitive Impairment

Dr. Jo-Anne Clarke

Preventing Functional Decline

Father Mark Slatter

Keeping Your Head Straight in the Whirlwind of Ethical Controversy (no presentation available)

Dr. Jan Pruessner

Why Stress is Bad for the Aging Brain and What you Can do About it (no handout available)

Joy Parsons-Nicota

The Period Health Exam: A Focus on Prevention