August 17-18, 2018
Holiday Inn Executive Center • Columbia, MO


28th Annual Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference
Friday • 

If a speaker provided a handout it is listed under their presentation – clicking on handout to download.

  • Keynote: Use of Statins in the Nursing Home Population
    Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Health Care Policy & Research, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO; President, AMDA
  • Making the Emergency Room and Urgent Care Better Suited for Geriatric Patients
    Tom Edes, MD, MS, Executive Director, Geriatrics & Extended Care Operations, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC
  • Treatment of Chronic Pain in the Elderly in the Era of the Opioid Crisis: Implications for Our Vulnerable Elders
    Randall Huss, MD, Medical Director, Silverstone Place Skilled Nursing, Rolla, MO; President, Missouri Association of Long Term Care Practitioners
  • Geriatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Health in the Long-Term Setting
    George Grossberg, MD, Samuel W. Fordyce Professor and Director of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Saturday • AM

  • Urinary Incontinence in the Geriatric Population: An Approach to Patient Care
    Lisa Brennaman, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO; Debbie Ritchie, FNP, GNP, CS, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Older Adults and Sex: Exploring Intimacy and HIV in Late Adulthood
    Erin Robinson, PhD, MPH, MSW, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri School of Social Work, Columbia, MO
  • Concurrent Session #1
    • Diagnosis of Dementia in the Outpatient Setting
      Milta Little, DO, CMD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Geriatric Fellowship Program Director, Saint Louis, MO; Angela Sanford, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
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  • Concurrent Session #2
    • Vitamin D and Falls in the Geriatric Population
      James Birch, Jr., MD, MSPH,Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, and Director, Geriatric Medicine Clerkship, Landon Center on Aging, Kansas City, KS
    • Telemedicine in the Care of Our Aging and Frail Population
      E. Rachel Mutrux, Senior Program Director of Telehealth, Missouri Telehealth Network, Columbia, MO
    • Caring for the Caregiver
      Karla Washington, PhD, LCSW, Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Dermatological Findings in the Aging Population
    Jon Dyer, MD Associate Professor of Dermatology and Child Health; Director, Pediatric Dermatology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Update form the Medical Literature
    James J. Stevermer, MD, MSPH, Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, Medical Education Director, MU-Area Health Education Centers; Assistant Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO