Annual Gerontology Conference
A Free Mini-Conference
Issues in Aging: Hooked, Hoarding, Harassment, Hazardous Driving
April 17, 2019
9 a.m. - noon
Main Dining Room, Faculty Center
Sponsored by the Gerontology Center
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The conference offers sessions on 4 emerging topics of relevance to older adults. The “Hooked” workshop will provide a summary of epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and treatment recommendations regarding opioid use and misuse among older adults. The “Hoarding” workshop will define hoarding behaviors and the psychiatric condition “Hoarding Disorder,” present evidence-based assessment tools for hoarding, review evidence-based interventions for Hoarding Disorder and describe local resources for assisting individuals with Hoarding Disorder. The “Harassment” workshop will enable participants to increase their knowledge about bullying, understand its impact on victims and on bystanders, and explore interventions. The “Hazardous Driving” workshop will help participants learn more about AAA’s Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers (LONGROAD) study and the importance of mobility planning.
There is no pre-registration for the conference. To better accommodate our participants, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan on attending.