Researchers from the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis plan to present at several sessions at the Gerontological Society of America 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, Texas, Nov. 13-17. In addition to meeting with our team at Booth 419 in the exhibition hall, you can also find researchers at the below activities.

Nov. 14

7–7:45 a.m. — Interest Group Meetings  

Family Caregiving Interest Group Meeting
4BC, Level 3

Breakfast sponsored by the Family Caregiving Institute

Nov. 15

10–11:30 a.m. — Scientific Sessions 8

Symposium: Strength in Age: Increasing the Power of Family Caregivers
9A, Level 3
Heather M. Young, chair; Terri Harvath, co-chair; Fawn Cothran, discussant

  • Caregiver Social Isolation and Health: Findings in the National Survey of Caregiving
  • Family Caregiving in the Context of Intense and Complex Care
  • An Academic Health System Collaboration to Develop a Program for Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
  • Strengthening Family Caregiving Through Innovative Technology Solutions

Nov. 16

3:30–5 p.m. — Scientific Sessions 12 

8C, Level 3
Dementia in the Long-Term Setting
Debra Bakerjian, podium presentation: The Impact of Music and Memory on Resident Mood, Behaviors and Use of Medications in Nursing Homes

16A, Level 4
Symposium policy series: New Family Caregiving Research to Support Policy and Practice Change
Heather M. Young, discussant