Rocky Mountain Geriatrics Conference

16th Annual Rocky Mountain Geriatrics Conference

Aging In Place: Promoting Independence and Planning for the Future of Our Aging Population

DATES: September 24-25, 2018


You are cordially invited to attend the 16th annual conference to be held at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield, CO.

Program Overview:

This conference presents comprehensive overviews of developments in providing healthcare for older populations. Each year a different geriatric topic is explored in depth.

Conference Focus:

The focus of the conference this year is designed for healthcare and social service providers representing diverse disciplines.  Emphasis will be on healthy aging; common chronic conditions; and non-medical considerations that can affect indivduals' ability to remain in their desired community. 

Target Audience: 

This conference is appropriate for interprofessional health care providers: nurses, physicians, social workers, psychologists, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists, and pharmacists. We welcome health care policymakers, assisted living, hospital, nursing home providers, administrators, community care coordinators, and others interested in geriatric cardiac physiology. All who care for older adults are invited.

Program Objectives:

By the conclusion of the conference participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the key components of cardiovascular care in older adults
  2. Emphasize the role of one's profession and other professions in improving quality and outcomes amoung medically complex patients
  3. Understand models of management that encompass geriatric cardiovascular assessment, behavior change including motivational interviewing, and shared decision making
  4. Promote collaboration across disciplines for the practical patient centered approaches that incorporate emerging technologies

The Rocky Mountain Geratric Conference is produced by the Division of Geratrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, in affliation with the VA Denver Geratric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC.)

Conference Syllabus