We welcome you to look at events either supported or attended by the Hartford Foundation staff and our grantees.
The Johns Hopkins Summer Research Institute for Developing and Advancing Behavioral Interventions is offered by the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Center for Innovative Care in Aging to help participants develop testable interventions that have the potential for implementation in practice environments and advance appropriate trial designs. Through discussions of their intervention and study ideas with nationally recognized experts, engaging in small group consultation, and listening to state-of-the-science lectures, Summer Research Institute participants will gain hands-on practical knowledge and skills to advance their respective intervention studies.
The Facilitated Learning to Advance Gereatrics (FLAG) Program is a nationally recognized faculty development experiential workshop designed for nurse educators in prelicensure programs. FLAG is now being offered September 19 - 20, 2014 in Boston MA, October 17-18, 2014 in Scranton-Worthington, PA, and early February, 2015 in Boca Raton, FL.
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is hosting a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on "Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies." The course will be hosted by Drs. Nancy Hodgsons and Laura Gitlin and will teach participants foundational knowledge in the care of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurocognitive disorders through a 5-week course. Health professionals and students, family caregivers, friends of and affected individuals, and others interested in learning about dementia and quality care are encouraged to participate in the course. The first class will start on January 12, 2015 and culminate on February 15, 2015.
The Hartford Change AGEnts are hosting an online platform technical assistance call for those interested in learning more about the key features of the on-line platform. Join us for a short demonstration of key features and let us answer your questions live.
The Hartford Change AGEnts Policy Institute Application Technical Assistance Webinar will help potential applicants understand the requirements to apply to the 2015 Hartford Change AGEnts Policy Institute to be held on June 7-9, 2015 in Washington DC. This Webinar will explain the requirements to apply to the 2015 Hartford AGEnts Policy Institute. Join us to learn tips on how to write a successful application and get guidance on the next steps to progress a proposed policy or regulation change.
The Commonwealth Fund is hosting a webinar focusing on "Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care" on December 10, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. EST. The one-hour webinar will discuss the benefits of integrating behavioral health into primary care, especially for low-income individuals, drawing on lessons from the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, a five-year demonstration that was supported by The Commonwealth Fund, Qualis Health, and the MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation at the Group Health Research Institute.
The Inaugural Hartford Change AGEnts Conference will be in Philadelphia, PA this year from December 3-4, 2014. The conference will gather up 150 Chang AGEnts —fellows, scholars, alumni, mentors and advisors--from the John A. Hartford Foundation’s programs in medicine, nursing, and social work—for a unique, interprofessional leadership conference that can help. This meeting will feature keynote speakers, interactive skill building workshops on a variety of topics, and short-format problem solving sessions—all with an emphasis on helping you apply new knowledge and skills to the change efforts you are already working on.
The next "Conversations with GIA" webinar will be on November 10, 2014, at 2:00 pm EST and will focus on "Aging and Mental Health." The John A. Hartford Foundation along with the Retirement Research Foundation and Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) are co-sponsoring this series of webinars.
Join the Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders and Change AGEnts on November 5, 2014 from 8:00 p.m.-10 p.m. for an Interprofessional Townhall and Cocktail Network Reception at the 2014 Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting. The event will be held at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. Click here for more details and to RSVP.
GSA's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting brings together more than 4,000 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. The 2014 theme is “Making Connections: From Cells to Societies.” Gerontologists make and study connections in many aging-related areas. They assess unstable molecular bonds in cells and study enduring human ones in families. They test for relationships among variables and examine them among many community settings. Their research generates alliances that improve community services and policies for older adults and their families.