The OSU Gerontology Conference is the largest conference on aging in the Pacific Northwest and continually provides excellent conference programs filled with cutting-edge research based gerontological education. This annual event allows participants to network face-to-face with local, national and internationally-known professionals dedicated to gerontology.
Sponsors include the Mario & Alma Pastega Foundation, Mennonite Village, New Horizons in Home Care, Visiting Angels, Grass Roots Books & Music, Samaritan Lifeline & Philips Lifeline.
Workshops are conducted by leading geriatric professionals presenting current information for health and human services occupations in a wide variety of disciplines.
CH2M Hill on the Oregon State University Campus was the site for the 36th Annual Conference.
The Grace Center in Corvallis was represented by Executive Director Sebastian DeAssis and New Horizons Health Care by Donna Peterson.
Dr. Rob Winningham from Western Oregon University presented a seminar on aging and the effects of dementia. The Conference goal is to present the latest relevant information on aging and related diseases, Artful Aging!