Conference on Health and Aging Program

preliminary program/itinerary *

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Time

Description

12:30-1:00

Registration

1:00-1:20

Welcome

Sang E. Lee, Ph.D., Interim Director, CHAMP
Charles Bullock,
Ph.D., Dean, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, San Jose State University
Ellen Junn, Ph.D., Provost, San Jose State University 

 1:20-2:20

 Concurrent Sessions

SESSION I
Session Chair: Sadhna Diwan, Ph.D., Social Work, San José State University

Alternative strategies to understanding degenerative bone disorders: A call for new skeleton collections
Elizabeth Weiss, Ph.D., Department of Anthropology, San Jose State University

(Re)Negotiating state/federal responsibility to provide Medicaid community‐ based attendant services
Brian R. Grossman, Ph.D., Department of Health Science, San Jose State University

 SESSION II
Session Chair: Kasuen Mauldin,
Ph.D., Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging, San José State University

Osher Life‐Long Learning Institutes: A university‐like setting for mature learners
Bette Felton, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, CSU East Bay & Director, Osher Life‐Long Learning

“Brain Boost”: A community‐based cognitive stimulation program
Xeno Rasmusson, Ph.D., Department of Human Development, CSU East Bay
Yvette Denham, B.A., CSU East Bay

Promoting cognitive and communicative wellness in persons with stroke and dementia
Nidhi Mahendra, Ph.D., Department of Communicative Sciences & Disorders, CSU East Bay
Ellen Bernstein‐Ellis, M.S., Director, Aphasia Treatment Program, CSU East Bay

 2:20-2:30

 Break

 2:30-3:20

Concurrent Sessions

SESSION III - Panel Presentation
Session Chair: Caroline Fee,
M. A., Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging,
San José State University

Tri‐valley fitness fall prevention programs in a multicultural community dwelling
Cathy Inouye, Ed.D., Department of Kinesiology, CSU East Bay
Leticia Malavasi, CSU East Bay Faculty
Marlene Peterson, Senior Support Program for the Tri‐Valley (SSPTV) Executive Director
Carol Garberson, SSPTV Retired Wellness Services Director
Lynn Pidoli, Exercise Leader
Nicole Yarwasky, Graduate Intern

SESSION IV - Panel Presentation
Session Chair: Daryl Canham,
Ed.D., School of Nursing, San José State University

Teaching future providers about aging and dementia: Combining reflective evidence‐based practice, multiculturalism, and service learning
Nidhi Mahendra, Ph.D., Department of Communicative Sciences & Disorders, CSU East Bay
Karen Fremont, Josie Heckenberg & Emily Dionne, Speech‐Language Pathology Graduate Students & Research Assistants, Aging & Cognition Research Clinic, CSU East Bay 

 3:20-3:55

Student Poster Presentations 

The uncertainty of aging: Physical and mental health needs of seniors 85 years and older
living in the Tenderloin
Kathleen Gali, B.A., Liseli Mulala‐Simpson, B.Sc., Alexandra Geary‐Stock, M.S.W., Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University

Challenging representations of old women in U.S. films: Ageism revealed
Rochelle Goldman, M.A., Department of Women’s Studies, San Francisco State University

When the young walk in elderly shoes: Embodiment, perspective‐taking, and social distance
Eric Splan, Tyler Allen, James McGraw & Avi Ben‐Zeev, Psychology Department, San Francisco State University

Breakout Sessions by Special Interests

Community Collaboration
Facilitator: Brian Grossman, Ph.D., Department of Health Science, San José State University

Educational Strategy/Pedagogy
Facilitator: Caroline Fee, M. A., Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging, San
José State University

Research in Multicultural Context
Facilitator: Michael Kibarow, Ph.D., Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences,
San José State University

 3:55-4:00

 Closing Remarks

Greg Payne, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Research, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, San Jose State University

  * the program, including presenters, topics and times, is subject to change

 

Sang E. Lee, Ph.D., Interim Director, CHAMP