64th Annual GSA Scientific Meeting

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November 18, 2011 - 7:00am - November 22, 2011 - 8:00pm
Boston, MA

64th Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting
November 18–22, 2011
John B. Hynes Veteran Memorial Convention Center
Boston, MA

GSA's Annual Scientific Meeting brings together more than 3,500 of the brightest minds in the field of aging. This meeting is the premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and around the world. They participate in over 400 scientific sessions including symposia, paper, and poster presentations.

With dynamic and engaging speakers, pre-conference workshops, educational sessions, networking and more, make sure to save the date for Boston!

UGA Institute of Gerontology at GSA Schedule:

Friday 11:15 am – 12:30 pm Nov. 18—Dr. Miles
Panelist: GSA and New America Media which launched the MetLife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellows Program

Saturday 8:00 am – 9:30 am Nov. 19---Dr. Miles
Session: Health and Aging Policy Fellows
Abstract Title: The Affordable Care Act as a Lever for Supporting Evidence-based Chronic Disease Self-Management.

Sunday 8:00 am – 9:30 am Nov. 20 – Dr. Miles
Symposium: Raising the Social Security Retirement Age
Topic: Discuss health interventions on the part of workers, Employers and especially public policy to prolong working life.

Sunday 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Nov. 20 – Dr. Gerst
Symposium: Lifestyle Predictors of Health & Disease in Aging Latinos
Topic: The Effect of Obesity on ADL Disability Onset Among Older Adults in Mexico and the United States
Location: Hynes 109 (Convention Center)

Monday 11:45 am -2:45 pm Nov. 21 – Dr. Glass
Poster Session: An Evaluation of an Elder Cohousing Community
Location: Hall A