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Mid-America Institute on Aging

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Mid-America Institute on Aging

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - Friday, August 12, 2016

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Select your registration and attendee type to see your registration fee below.

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Day One - Thursday, August 11, 2016

Select your concurrent sessions in the table below.

Time Concurrent 1 Concurrent 2 Concurrent 3 Concurrent 4 Concurrent 5 Concurrent 6
7 - 8:15 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:45 - 8:15 AM Yoga
Kay Corpus, MD
8:15 - 8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
8:30 - 10 AM Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating Disease with Diet
Michael Greger, MD
10 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 - 11:30 AM

Dementia and Family Dynamics: Turning a “No” into a “Yes”

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Let’s Get Unreal! – Part One

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Medical Fitness with Older Adults

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The Road of Recovery for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

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From Pain to Wellness: Using Food as Medicine

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Personalized Medicine: Pharmacognetics

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11:30 - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 PM

Spirituality and the Dementia Patient

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Let’s Get Unreal! – Part Two

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I Will Survive: Stress Management for Daily Life

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Elders and Substance Abuse

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Healing Hormone Havoc: Natural Methods of Managing Hormones

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Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance Pension Developments

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1:30 - 1:45 PM Break
1:45 - 2:45 PM

Best Friends™ Approach to Alzheimer’s Care

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Mneme Therapy

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I Will Survive: Stress Management for Daily Life (repeat)

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Elders and Substance Abuse (repeat)

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Probiotics: An Evolving Field

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Caregiver Impact

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2:45 - 3 PM Break
3 - 4:30 PM Living with Alzheimer’s
Greg O’Brien

Day Two - Friday, August 12, 2016

Select your concurrent sessions in the table below.

Time Concurrent 1 Concurrent 2 Concurrent 3 Concurrent 4 Concurrent 5 Concurrent 6
7 - 8:15 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:45 - 8:15 AM Experience Tai Chi
Ron Weatherford
8:15 - 8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
8:30 - 10 AM Discovering the Power of Advance Care Planning Conversations
Linda Briggs, MSN, MA, RN
10 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 - 11:30 AM

Experiencing the Power of Facilitated Advance Care Planning Conversations

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The Invisible Victim Population: Older Battered Women

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Retirement and Financial Planning

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Eat to Your Heart’s Content

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The New Faces of Parkinson’s

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Jumpstart Joy

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11:30 - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 PM

New Harmony Conversations

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Suicide in the Elderly

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Retirement: Now What?

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Eat to Your Heart’s Content (repeat)

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Rock Steady Boxing

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Daily Dose of Fun

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1:30 - 1:45 PM Break
1:45 - 2:45 PM

Suicide in the Elderly (repeat)

Details


He Who Laughs Last: Humor as Stress Management

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Traveling with the Elderly

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Introduction to Mindfulness: What It Is and Isn't

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Be A Bridge: Practical Tools for Developing Spirituality

Details


Daily Dose of Fun (repeat)

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2:45 - 3 PM Break
3 - 4:30 PM What’s All the Buzz About Play?
The Fun Conspiracy

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USI
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8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712

Michael Greger, MD
Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating Disease with Diet
Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:30-10:00 am
No cost

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Registration/Continental Breakfast

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Yoga

Speaker(s): Kay Corpus, MD

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Welcome and Introductions

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Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating Disease with Diet

Description: Learn the latest research on the role diet may play in preventing and reversing our leading causes of death and disability.

Speaker(s): Michael Greger, MD

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Break

Description: Exhibits open

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Dementia and Family Dynamics: Turning a “No” into a “Yes”

Description: This session will share strategies for understanding behavior and developing strategies to turn around these challenges.

Speaker(s): David Troxel, MPH

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Let’s Get Unreal! – Part One

Description: Practical tools to incorporate creativity for life enrichment in older adult care communities.

Speaker(s): Kareen King, MA, RDT

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Medical Fitness with Older Adults

Description: This will provide introductory steps to better clients’ understanding of proper movement patterns necessary for activities of daily living.

Speaker(s): Don Gallucci

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The Road of Recovery for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Description: Explores the typical behaviors and the road of recovery across the continuum of care.

Speaker(s): Linda Atchison, PT & Amy Jo Sheeley, OTR/L, MSOT, BS, BA

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From Pain to Wellness: Using Food as Medicine

Description: Learn how certain foods cause inflammation and chronic pain, while other foods can alleviate, if not eliminate, pain for good.

Speaker(s): Kay Corpus, MD

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Personalized Medicine: Pharmacognetics

Description: An overview of how our genes affect our response to medications, eliminating the guesswork of prescribing medications while decreasing risk of adverse reactions.

Speaker(s): Kathy Richard, PhD, MBA, RN

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Lunch

Description: Exhibits open - UC East, 2nd Floor

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Spirituality and the Dementia Patient

Description: Creating spiritual connections for the person with dementia also supports quality of life for the professional and family care partner.

Speaker(s): David Troxel, MPH

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Let’s Get Unreal! – Part Two

Description: Provided with a lesson plan, participants will leave with tools to facilitate a creative engagement experience.

Speaker(s): Kareen King, MA, RDT

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I Will Survive: Stress Management for Daily Life

Description: A real-life look at stress management that is humorous and thought-provoking.

Speaker(s): Jodi L. Hoagland, RN

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Elders and Substance Abuse

Description: Identify the warning signs of problematic alcohol or prescription drug use among an aging population.

Speaker(s): Lisa A. Withrow, LCSW, LCAC

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Healing Hormone Havoc: Natural Methods of Managing Hormones

Description: Improve hormone balance naturally through holistic approaches: diet, life balance and appropriate supplementation.

Speaker(s): Kay Corpus, MD

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Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance Pension Developments

Description: An overview of proposed VA Aid and Attendance program changes and brief explanation of Medicaid program differences.

Speaker(s): Randall Craig, JD, CELA, CAP

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Break

Description: Exhibits open

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Best Friends™ Approach to Alzheimer’s Care

Description: This life-affirming, contemporary model of care focuses on empathy, relationship, communication, life story and activity.

Speaker(s): David Troxel, MPH

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Mneme Therapy

Description: Art and creative expression promotes whole brain communication for individuals with Autism, Alzheimer’s Disease & many other brain disorders.

Speaker(s): Tina Gibbs

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I Will Survive: Stress Management for Daily Life (repeat)

Description: A real-life look at stress management that is humorous and thought-provoking.

Speaker(s): Jodi L. Hoagland, RN

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Elders and Substance Abuse (repeat)

Description: Identify the warning signs of problematic alcohol or prescription drug use among an aging population.

Speaker(s): Lisa A. Withrow, LCSW, LCAC

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Probiotics: An Evolving Field

Description: Learn to identify key probiotics and how to use them for optimal health.

Speaker(s): Rajiv Sharma, MD

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Caregiver Impact

Description: Learn strategies to address the needs and concerns of the caregiver providing care to the patient.

Speaker(s): M. Jane Swartz, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC

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Break

Description: Exhibits open

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Living with Alzheimer’s

Description: “While I have the facility to do so, I want to communicate to others, to those who will face this demon someday and those who love them, that with the proper medical direction, life strategies, faith and humor, one can prevail.”

Speaker(s): Greg O’Brien

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Registration/Continental Breakfast

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Experience Tai Chi

Speaker(s): Ron Weatherford

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Welcome and Introductions

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Discovering the Power of Advance Care Planning Conversations

Description: Improved outcomes include care more aligned with known patient values, better palliative care, lower distress on families and reduced cost of care.

Speaker(s): Linda Briggs, MSN, MA, RN

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Break

Description: Exhibits open

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Experiencing the Power of Facilitated Advance Care Planning Conversations

Description: The presentation will discuss the value of a group facilitated conversation from both the individual recipient and clinician perspectives.

Speaker(s): Linda Briggs, MSN, MA, RN

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The Invisible Victim Population: Older Battered Women

Description: Professionals in the field of aging are in a unique position to identify and address the needs of women victims of domestic violence.

Speaker(s): Ronald Dolon, EdD, MSW, BA,

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Retirement and Financial Planning

Description: What does retirement mean for you? What do you want and expect? Consider options to help you achieve the retirement lifestyle you envision.

Speaker(s): John L. Schutz, CWA

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Eat to Your Heart’s Content

Description: Eating fresh, plant-based meals and snacks can help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Learn tips for incorporating more into your daily life.

Speaker(s): Robin Mallery, RN

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The New Faces of Parkinson’s

Description: Families, facilities and care partners can work together to equip people with Parkinson’s to live their best life now.

Speaker(s): Karen J. Smith

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Jumpstart Joy

Description: Experiential Playshop reveals how laughter and play can transport us from states of exhaustion and burnout to renewed energy, creativity and joyful connection with ourselves and those we support.

Speaker(s): The Fun Conspiracy

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Lunch

Description: Exhibits open - UC East, 2nd Floor

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New Harmony Conversations

Description: A community-based initiative, encouraging and facilitating advance care planning.

Speaker(s): New Harmony Conversations Team

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Suicide in the Elderly

Description: This presentation will offer an overview of the signs and symptoms of possible suicidality in the elderly.

Speaker(s): Janie Chappell, RN, MSN

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Retirement: Now What?

Description: There may be challenges, but retirement also offers a whole “new world” and chance to pursue dreams.

Speaker(s): Phyllis Bussing, PhD

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Eat to Your Heart’s Content (repeat)

Description: Eating fresh, plant-based meals and snacks can help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Learn tips for incorporating more into your daily life.

Speaker(s): Robin Mallery, RN

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Rock Steady Boxing

Description: Learn how this YMCA program is impacting the lives of those living with Parkinson’s disease.

Speaker(s): Tracy Gander, MS

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Daily Dose of Fun

Description: Explore playful prescriptions to liberate more joy and create fun ways to enhance memory, mood and wellbeing for our clients and ourselves.

Speaker(s): The Fun Conspiracy

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Break

Description: Exhibits open

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Suicide in the Elderly (repeat)

Description: This presentation will offer an overview of the signs and symptoms of possible suicidality in the elderly.

Speaker(s): Janie Chappell, RN, MSN

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He Who Laughs Last: Humor as Stress Management

Description: There are many benefits of using humor as a way to prevent burnout.

Speaker(s): Ronald Dolon, EdD, MSW, BA

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Traveling with the Elderly

Description: Air travel with older adults is sometimes challenging, so plan ahead and have fun!

Speaker(s): Jerry Clewlow & Douglas P. Joest

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Introduction to Mindfulness: What It Is and Isn't

Description: A growing body of research supports the use of mindfulness with many health conditions. But, as popularity has grown, so has misunderstanding.

Speaker(s): Koren Ganas, PsyD HSPP

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Be A Bridge: Practical Tools for Developing Spirituality

Description: Learn how developing your own personal spirituality can impact those in your circle of influence and our entire world.

Speaker(s): Mary Beth Davis, RN

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Daily Dose of Fun (repeat)

Description: Explore playful prescriptions to liberate more joy and create fun ways to enhance memory, mood and wellbeing for our clients and ourselves.

Speaker(s): The Fun Conspiracy

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Break

Description: Exhibits open

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What’s All the Buzz About Play?

Description: Two life coaches from The Fun Conspiracy – Ginny Hunneke, founder, and her “co-conspirator” Jennifer Maurer – will share research that play is an essential biological drive that enhances cognitive functioning, creativity, physical and emotional health, relationships and well-being throughout our lives.

Speaker(s): The Fun Conspiracy

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