Join us for briefings on innovative research, new toolkits, or exciting resources you should know about in the field of healthy aging.
Briefings are quick, 15-minute talks so make sure you check the schedule and be there promptly for the sessions which appeal to you.
Check back here for an updated schedule:
Monday, July 16
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.: Improving Lives through the Power of Nutrition -- presented by Abbott Nutrition Health Institute (ANHI)
Speaker: Julianne Burkholder, MS, RD
Manager, Adult Healthcare Education
Abbott Nutrition Health Institute
At Abbott Nutrition Health Institute (ANHI), their mission is to connect and empower people through science-based nutrition resources to optimize health worldwide. This briefing will offer an opportunity to learn about ANHI, their scientific heritage, and what ANHI does each day to help improve lives through the power of nutrition.
4 - 4:15 p.m.: Building Sustainable Communities: Innovation in Health and Housing -- Presented by Fannie Mae
Speaker: Vivian Vasallo
Sustainable Communities, Partnerships and Innovation
Tuesday, July 17
11:45 a.m. - 12 noon: Three Non-Traditional Opportunities for Technology to Support Aging Quality of Life -- Presented by the Stanford Center on Longevity
Speaker: Ken Smith
Director of Mobility
Stanford Center on Longevity
While technology for aging is often associated with PERS devices and medication monitors, these are only a fraction of the ways in which technology is influencing quality of life for aging individuals. Ken Smith, Director of Mobility at the Stanford Center on Longevity, will discuss how several technologies not necessarily associated with aging have the potential to make a big impact.
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.: KAER Toolkit: 4-Step Process to Detecting Cognitive Impairment and Earlier Diagnosis of Dementia -- Presented by The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
Speaker: Karen K. Tracy
Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Integrated Communications
The Gerontological Society of America