August 16-17, 2019
Holiday Inn Executive Center • Columbia, MO


Friday, August 16:

Preconference: Dementia:  An Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Diagnosis, Symptom Management and Resources

8:00 – 8:45 am
Dementia: Diagnosis and Treatment

8:45am – 9:00am

Attendees rotate through the stations:

  • Prognosis/Referral to Hospice
  • Family Resources
  • Behavior Management/Delirium
  • Assessing Decisional Capacity

9:00am – 9:20am
5 – Minute Transition

9:25am – 9:45am

9:45am – 10:00am

10:00am – 10:20am
5 – Minute Transition

10:25am – 10:45am
5 – Minute Transition

10:50am – 11:00am

Main Conference: 29th Annual Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference

11:00am – 12:00pm

12:00pm – 12:10pm
Welcome –
Karli Urban, MD

12:10pm – 1:10pm
George Smith, PhD
Margie Sable, DrPH, MPH, MSW

1:10pm – 2:00pm
Palliative Care and Hospice: Practical Tips for Initiating the Conversation

Ky Stoltzfus, MD

2:00pm – 2:10pm

2:10pm – 3:00pm
Personalized Approach to Knee and Hip Pain: Surgical and Non-Surgical Considerations –
James Keeney, MD

3:00pm – 3:50pm
Social Support in the Elderly –
Jacquelyn Benson, MA, PhD

3:50pm – 4:00pm

4:00pm – 5:00pm
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Elderly
Suma Chand, PhD

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Poster Session

Saturday, August 17:

7:00am – 8:00am
Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00am – 8:10am
Welcome and Awards Presentation –
Karli Urban, MD

8:10am – 9:00am
Managing Congestive Heart Failure in Frail Older Adults –
Cristina Danila, MD

9:00am – 9:50am
Malnutrition in the Aging Population –
John Morley, MD

9:50am – 10:00am

10:00am – 11:00am  

  • Session 1.1
    Hiring, Retaining and Motivating Direct Care Staff –
    Cathy Murray, RN, MBA, EdD
  • Session 1.2
    Oral/dental care for the Elderly Population –
    John Dane, DDS, FAAHD, DABSCD

11:00am – 12:00pm 

  • Session 2.1
    Conference Fellow Presentations –
    Speaker: TBD
  • Session 2.2
    Driving Assessment: Comprehensive Evaluation of Driving Safely –
    Lauren Litweller, OTR/L

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Lunch and Exhibits

1:00pm – 2:00pm     

  • Session 3.1
    Adaptive Environments for Aging in Place and Dementia –
    Gina Pifer, EdD, OTR/L, BCPR
  • Session 3.2      Pre-Surgical Risk Assessment – Michelle Gary, medical student [2020]

2:00pm – 2:50pm
Literature Update –
Jim Stevermer, MD

2:50pm – 3:20pm
Medical Marijuana in the Aging Population –
Lucas Buffaloe, MD

3:20 – 3:50pm
Medical Marijuana in Missouri: Regulations and Implementation –  Randall Williams, MD

3:50 – 4:00pm
Closing Remarks