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Policy Meets Practice at 23th Annual Maine Geriatrics Conference

Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) May 31, 2013

The 2013 Maine Geriatrics Conference offers a wide range of workshops and networking opportunities. Continuing professional education credits are available for physicians and PAs, nursing home administrators, and nurses. A sampling of this year’s workshops led by regional and national leaders in elder care includes:

  •     It’s Not About Sex…It’s About Intimacy
  •     Hearing Their Voices: How Older Consumers Experience Health Care and Can Help Change It
  •     From the Inside Out: Undercover Feedback Prompts Nursing Home Staff Response
  •     Fitness-to-Drive Screening Measure for At-Risk Older Adults
  •     Estate and Public Benefits Planning for Seniors: Potential Pitfalls and Remedies
  •     Just Say Know: Helping Patients Become Better Consumers
  •     Oral Health Impact on Systemic Disease in Seniors

The Maine Health Access Foundation awarded the conference a $2,000 grant to advance education and teaching on aging in Maine. The conference also includes numerous informative exhibitors, including Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance of Maine, the event’s Diamond Sponsor.

Health care professionals attending the Geriatrics Conference can stay an extra day to participate in a free educational training program called “Preparing for the Future: Alzheimer's Disease & Related Dementias.” Presented by the UNE Maine Geriatric Education Center, the program is funded with a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration. To register, visit

For a full listing of Maine Geriatrics Conference workshops and exhibitors, or to register, visit the UNE Continuing Medical Education website at or call 207-602-2589.

About University of New England

The University of New England is an innovative health sciences university grounded in the liberal arts, with two distinctive coastal Maine campuses and unique study abroad opportunities. UNE has internationally recognized scholars in the sciences, health, medicine and humanities; offers more than 40 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs; and is home to Maine’s only medical school. It is one of a handful of private universities with a comprehensive health education mission including medicine, pharmacy, dental medicine, nursing and an array of allied health professions. UNE's interprofessional education initiatives prepare future healthcare professionals to practice comprehensive and collaborative team-based care. Both graduate and undergraduate students engage in research and scholarship alongside dedicated faculty who are committed to their academic and professional success.

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