The 15th Annual University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium

TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2020

8:30 am – 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

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One Page Colloquium Program (PDF)

Colloquium Bios (PDF)

Colloquium Resources (PDF)

“Creating Age-Friendly Health Systems”

Colloquium Recordings and Powerpoints

Colloquium Objectives

• Examine the principles of and progress made in establishing Age Friendly Health Systems in Maine and across the U.S.

• Identify the key elements of the 4Ms Framework (Mobility, what Matters, Medications, and Mentation)

• Understand the special significance of social determinants of health for older adults in rural settings

• Evaluate the risks associated with prescribing high risk medications, including opioids, for older adults

• Appreciate the dangers of becoming isolated and lonely in old age and what can be done to prevent its occurrence

UNE COM has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of  5.0 hours of AOA Category 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending. Upon completion of the Colloquium, registrants will be sent the CME request form for completion and submittal.


University of Maine, Center on Aging

Maine Council on Aging

University of Maine, School of Social Work

University of Maine, Medicine

Maine Gerontological Society

AgingME Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

Confirmed speakers:

Neil Charness, PhD, William G. Chase Professor of Psychology and Director, Institute for Successful Longevity, College of Arts & Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Susan Corbett, Founder and Director, National Digital Equity Center, Machias, ME

Jennifer Crittenden, PhD, MSW, Associate Director, UMaine Center on Aging and Assistant Professor, UMaine School of Social Work

Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF, Director, Dartmouth Centers for Health & Aging, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Section of General Internal Medicine- Geriatrics, Lebanon, NH

Shirley A. Frederick, MD, Family Medicine Physician, Southern Maine Health Care Family Medicine, Maine Health, Sanford, ME

Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President,
John A. Hartford Foundation, New York, NY

Robyn Golden, LCSW, Associate Vice President of Population Health and Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Marilyn R. Gugliucci, MA, PhD, AGHEF, GSAF, AGSF, NAOMEF, Professor & Director, Geriatrics Research and Director, U-ExCEL~Older Adult Fitness Program, Division of Geriatrics University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME

Carrie Henning-Smith, PhD, MPH, MSW, Assistant Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management and Deputy Director, University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN

Judith Josiah-Martin, PhD, ACSW, CADC, Lecturer, School of Social Work, University of Maine, Orono, ME

Lenard W. Kaye, DSW, PhD, Director, UMaine Center on Aging and Professor, UMaine School of Social Work, Orono, ME

Hannah C. LeBlanc, Senior Fitness Specialist, U-ExCEL~Older Adult Fitness Program, Division of Geriatrics, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME

Danielle Louder, Program Director, Northeast Telehealth Resource Center, Augusta, ME

Judith A. Metcalf, APRN, BC, MS, Associate Program Director, Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of New England, Biddeford, ME

Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH, Faculty, Harvard Medical School and President, Foundation for Art & Healing and the UnLonely Project, Brookline, MA

Cliff Singer, MD, DFAPA, AGSF, Interim Medical Director, Outpatient Services & Chief, Geriatric Mental Health and Neuropsychiatry Principal Investigator, Northern Light Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program, Northern Light Acadia Hospital, Bangor, ME

Nina Tumosa, PhD, Public Health Analyst, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources & Services Administration

Susan Wehry, MD, Chief of Geriatrics & PI/Director, AgingME: Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP),Department of Primary Care University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME

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