Two happy, older women

A Successful 24th ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM on AGING!

Thanks to everyone who attended and supported our event,
held October 2, 2012 in Madison, WI.

Click for a pdf of the 2012 Registration Brochure.

Below are some of the resources that were offered at the event:

 


2012 SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Click on presentation titles to read PDFs.

Celebrating Human Resilience
Keynote by Carol D. Ryff, PhD
Director, Institute on Aging
Marie Jahoda Professor of Psychology
Principal Investigator, MIDUS (Midlife in the U.S.) National Study

Click for a video of the presentation.

Lessons About the Biology of Aging from Japan
Christopher L. Coe, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Psychology

Director, Harlow Center for Biological Psychology; UW-Madison

Click for a video of the presentation.

Aging and Eating Enjoyment:  Sustainability and Rehabilitation
JoAnne Robbins, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Medicine, UW-Madison
Assoc. Dir., Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Center (GRECC),
Board Recognized Swallowing Specialist

Click for a video of the presentation.

The Importance of Neighborhoods for Health and Wellbeing at Older Ages
Stephanie A. Robert, PhD
Professor, School of Social Work, UW-Madison
Handout: Neighborhood Aging Bibliography
Handout: Essential Features of Age-Friendly Cities

Click for a video of the presentation.

 

2012 NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARD WINNERS

Awards are given to UW-Madison students or advanced trainees to recognize outstanding achievement in aging or life course studes. Winners receive a $300 award and their research is showcased in the event's Poster Session. This year's winners it each category are:

For Biomedical Research:  Aadhavi Sridharan
Poster entitled:   Effect of Aging and Calorie Restriction on Corpus Callosum Integrity in Rhesus Macaques: a Fiber Tractography Study

For Clinical/Applied Research:  Ju Young Yoon
Click to view poster entitled:  Longitudinal Health Outcomes: Are Green House Nursing Homes Really Better?

For Psychosocial Research:  Rachel Ann Roiland
Click to view poster entitled:  Biopsychosocial Profiles of Non-frail, Pre-Frail, and Frail Older Adults


2012 POSTER SESSION

View a list of Posters presented.  PDFs of some of the posters can be accessed in the “Highlighted Posters” section on our home page.


2012 HEALTH AND RESOURCE FAIR

View a list of Exhibitors (and their contact information) that offer local resources for positive aging.


 

SAVE THE DATE!

Join us at our 25th Annual Colloquium on Aging, being held on

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

at Monona Terrace in Madison, WI.

Registration will open this Summer, probably in August.
Click here to join our mailing list &
receive the event brochure when it becomes available.

 


 

COLLOQUIUM ARCHIVES

Click here to view speaker presentations and program handouts from previous years.