January 2014 Issue | Volume 8, Number 1
A publication of the University of Utah Center on Aging
Spring Retreat Updates
CALL FOR POSTERS!
On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 our special guest keynote address will be given by Diana Kuh, PhD, the Unit Director for the Medical Research Council Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing in the UK.
In keeping with the theme of "Successful Aging: Years to Life and Life to Years" two sessions offering 3 concurrent symposia will be offered following Dr. Kuh's keynote.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
University Guest House
110 Fort Douglas Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT 84113
8:10-9:00: KEYNOTE: Diane Kuh, PhD
9:00-9:15: Q & A
9:40-10:50 Concurrent session #1
(60 min presentations plus 10 min Q&A)
Room 1: Ken Smith, et al: “Early life conditions and late life health”
Room 2: Richard K. Gurgel, Janene Holmberg, and Mitch Uddy: “Maintaining hearing and balance in the elderly- A multidisciplinary approach.”
Room 3: Patricia Berry, PhD, et al: “Whose death is it anyway: What is a "good death" and how is it realized?”
11:05-12:15: Concurrent session #2
(60 min presentations plus 10 min Q&A)
Room 1: Elizabeth Fauth, et al: “Predicting disability and promoting rehabilitation in older adults: implications for maintaining cognitive and physical function”
Room 2: Natalie Sanders, et al: “Tackling the trilogy of falls, frailty and cognitive impairment”
Room 3: Anne Peterson, et al: “Liveability beyond the doorstep: housing options for older adults in Utah”
Seminar Series On Aging
All seminars are open to the public. Location is the University of Utah College of Social Work, Goodwill Humanitarian Building, Conference Room 155-B. The Series may be taken for credit.
Monday, February 10 12-1:30 PM
"Long Term Care Policy in the Face of the Aging Wave"
Maureen Henry, JD, PhD Candidate
Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
Division Associate, School of Medicine's Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities at the Unversity of Utah
Monday, February 24 12-1:30 PM
"Caregiving - Resources and Seervices to Help Keep those You Care for at Home"
Sonnie Yudell, BS
Program Manager of Utah Caregiver Support Program at Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services
Monday, March 3 12-1:30 PM
"A Mental Health Centered Approach to Care Management"
Clara McClane, LCSW
Diretor of Professional Services at Jewish Family Service
Monday, March 17 12-1:30 PM
"How Can I 'Age in Place' Successfully? Step 1: Prevent Falls!"
Natalie Sanders, DO, FACP
Medical Director of the Faint and Fall CLinic at the University of Utah School of Medicine
ADDITIONAL DATES, & MORE DETAILS: LINKED HERE
Cardiology Grand Rounds
February 7, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, HSEB 3515B
"Reconsidering Clinical and Research Priorities Amidst Current Aging Demographics"
Daniel E. Forman, M.D.
Exercise and Sport Science & Utah Vascular Research Laboratory Colloquium Series
February 28, 2014 1-2 PM, HPR-North 236
"Muscle Blood Flow and Aging Humans"
Michael J. Joyner, M.D.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Professor of Medicine, Anesthesiology
Director, Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory
Deputy Director for Research
Calling All Students & Trainees
We continue to invite CoA faculty to provide us with the names of their students and trainees so that they can recieve CoA communications. Please send the student's name, email address and program information (including level of training - eg. undergraduate, masters, PhD or post-doctoral trainee) to Holly Abel.
As a reminder, you are also encouraged to have your trainees apply for CoA student membership with your sponsorship. Please let Holly know if you wish to initiate this application process.
AGING GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
NOTE: This is not necessarily a comprehensive list. Please Search for additional opportunities at Grants.nih.gov.
|Open Date||Title and Link to More Information||Funding|
Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care (R01) also R03 and R21
|1/5/2014||Pain in Aging (R01) also R03 and R21||PA-13-058|
|Title and Link to More Information
(due to the U's subscription with SciVal, some of these links may only be accessed when on campus or if you have already registered on SciVal)
|Funding Number, Sponsor, & Type|
|12/16/2013||Glenn/AFAR Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award||The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)|
|12/16/2013||The Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research||The Ellison Medical Foundation|
|12/16/2013||The New Investigator Awards in Alzheimer's Disease||The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)|
|1/07/2014||Short Courses on Innovative Methodologies in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R25)||RFA-OD-13-009|
|1/23/2014||Roybal Centers for Translational Research on Aging (P30)||RFA-AG-14-004|
|2/4/2014||Secondary Analyses of Social and Behavioral Datasets in Aging (R03)||RFA-AG-14-008|
|3/4/2014||Biodemography of Aging (R01) also R03 & R21||PAR-12-078|
|5/08/2014||Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain their Health and Independence in the Community (R01) also R03 & R21||PA-11-123|
Center on Aging Membership Directory
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Mark A. Supiano, MD
Executive Director - Center on Aging
For more information about the University of Utah Center on Aging, please visit us online at www.aging.utah.edu