Thursday, August 11 and Friday, August 12, 2016
MAIA, co-sponsored by SWIRCA & More, is a two-day gerontology conference for lay persons, nurses, social workers, older adults and professionals working in the field of gerontology. Each year, national and local speakers provide practical tools and ground-breaking information related to successful aging and gerontology.
2016 Keynote Speakers:
Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating Disease with Diet
Living with Alzheimer's
Greg O'Brien was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer's disease in 2009 at age 59. He has spoken across the country about his experience living with Alzheimer's disease.
Advance Care Planning
What's All the Buzz About Play?
The Fun Conspiracy provides personal coaching, consulting and educational programs that promote the power of play to support wellness.
For more information:
on Dementia Care
David Troxel, Author of
The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer’s Care
Exploring Current Care Trends and Tools for Families and Professionals
Kareen King, Registered Drama Therapist and
Founder of The Golden Experience®
Finding Emilou: A Relationship-Centered Care
Case Study in Concert