2018 MGWEP Annual Conference



Aging Well in Montana

October 16, 2018, 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Registration: www.svh-mt.org/calendar 
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Required documents for CE:

Profile Form - (ONLY required if you have not attended an MTGEC sponsored event in the last year)

Pre/Post Test

Evaluation/Implementation Plan

Speaker Presentations:

Optimizing health Aging: A National Priority - Matthew L. Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES

Effectively Leveraging Program Data - Matthew L. Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES

Healthy Aging and Nutrition - Ronni Chernoff, PhD, FAND, ASPEN

The Future of Aging: How We Will Use Exercise as Preventative Medicine - Michael Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CET, CSST

Enlightened Aging: Building Resilience for a Long, Active Life - Eric Larson, MD, MPH

Aging Well Through Age Friendly Communities - Holly Dabelko-Schoeny, PhD

The ABCs of the Annual Wellness Visit - Michael Temporal, MD


2018 Dementia Funding Community Activities

Montana Gerontology Society (MGS) Conference Save the Date

Upcoming MTGEC CE Activities

Live presenters in Missoula and Billings with teleconferencing available throughout the state. Teleconference sites include locations in the following cities:

Bozema, Butte, Dillon, Ennis, Great Falls, Havre, Helena, Kalispell, Lewistown, Libby, Livingston, Miles City, Poplar, Sidney and Wolfpoint.

Missoula Presenters:

Optimizing Healthy Aging: A National Priority - Matthew L. Smith, PhD, Co-Director Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging and Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, Texas A&M School of Public Health.

The Future of Aging: How We Will Use Exercise as Preventative Medicine - Mike Studer, PT with a focus on neurology, geriatrics and endurance athletics.

Aging Well Through Age Friendly Communities - Holly Debelko-Schoeny, PhD, Professor of Social Work, Ohio State University

Billings Presenters:

Healthy Aging and Nutrition - Ronni Chernoff, PhD, Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Associate Director of the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center for Education and Evaluation at the Veterens Administration Medical Center.

Enlightened Aging: Building Resilience for a Long, Active Life - Eric Larson, MD, Executive Director of Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute and vice president for research and health care innovation at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington.

Healthy Aging in Montana - Michael Temporal, MD, geriatrician in Billings, MT and is affiliated with Billings Clinic. 

Target Audience (CEU's available):
Nurses and APRNs, nursing home administrators, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, physician assistants, psychologists, social workers, and other health care professionals

For schedule, speakers and conference registration information download: 2018 Conference Brochure

Comments from past conference participants:

"Wow - It was an eye opener and I learned so much to share with others."

“Actual tools I could use today!”

“Excellent presentation! Very practical, realistic concepts. Olivia Mastry's presentation started with a large concept and brought it down to community level.”

“Very motivating. Ready to roll up my sleeves and get started!”

“Thank you for tools to start @ whatever commitment level able. This presentation brings a passion about the topic and is inspiring/moving. Shows importance of community education and gives resources that make change tangible.”

“Very valuable information allowing more resources for smaller MT communities to educate.”