2022 University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Virtual Colloquium

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Seventeenth Annual University of Maine
Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium (Virtual)

Geroscience — From Cells to Community: What it Means to Your Life and Your Practice

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 • 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.


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This year’s colloquium focuses on the clinical and practice implications of advances in the science of aging.

An online, webinar format will be used again this year to encourage broad participation by health and human service practitioners, administrators, educators, students, researchers and older adults across the state, nation and beyond.

Keynote addresses, special topic panels, and workshops

  • Regenerative Medicine and the End of Aging
  • Pathways to Health and Longevity: The Eight-Decade Study
  • The Future of Human Aging and Longevity
  • Alternative Perspectives on Geroscience, Life Span, and Longevity: Lifestyle Medicine, Biological Aging, Research Career Accessibility and Institutional Inclusion, Longevity Fitness and Economics
  • Virtual visual and narrative tour of the Focus on Real Aging in Maine (FRAME) amateur and professional photo library sponsored by the Maine Community Foundation and Elder Abuse Institute of Maine and organized by the UMaine Center on Aging and the Maine Gerontological Society.
  • Impatiently Waiting: Is There Hope for Progress in Alzheimer’s Disease?
  • Gerontechnology: Research, Trends, and Strategies for Making Tech Relevant for Individuals and Communities
  • “OK, I’m 120. Now What?” Adaptation and Growth in a New Old Age
  • Recognizing Dependence at Every Age, Reflecting on Autonomy as We Age
  • Implications of the New Longevity: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, and Re-imagining Life


Louise Aronson, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
S. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago
Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Howard Friedman, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
Leslie Martin, Ph.D., La Sierra University
Susan Friedman, M.P.H., M.D., University of Rochester
Cristal M. Hill, Ph.D., Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Susan Bredlau, M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Maine
Cliff Singer, M.D., Acadia Hospital, Northern Light Health
Susan Wehry, M.D., University of New England
Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Ph.D., University of Maine
Richard W. Johnson, Ph.D., Urban Institute
Thomas Kamber, Ph.D., OATS, Senior Planet from AARP
Jennifer Crittenden, MSW/Ph.D., University of Maine

Registration Fees

Regular registration fee: $30

Maine Gerontological Society (MGS) member fee: $15

Students and adults 65 years and older: Free

Registration includes all colloquium materials, and access to all Zoom sessions (keynotes, panels, and workshops).

Zoom links for all sessions and access to resources will be sent to registrants in advance of the Colloquium.

Questions? Please contact Lenard Kaye at len.kaye@maine.edu.

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