Arizona Geriatrics Society
2019 Spring Conference on Aging, Tucson

"Geriatrics for Primary Care"

Friday, April 5, 2019

Tucson Medical Center
Marshall Conference Center
5301 East Grant Road
Tucson, Arizona 

Attendance Registration
Exhibit Registration


2019 Spring Conference Schedule


Friday, April 5, 2019


7:30 AM


Registration and Continental Breakfast, Exhibits



8:15 AM


Welcome & Announcements



8:30 AM


Keynote Address:  Frailty Assessment in Primary Geriatric Care:  The Why and the How
Mindy Fain, MD
Chief, Section of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine



9:30 AM


Updates on Treatment of Movement Disorders
Thomas Norton, MD
Neurosurgeon, Center for Neurosciences



10:20 AM


Break - Networking, Exhibits



10:40 AM


Geriatric Issues in Anesthesia on Older Adults:  Immediate Problems & Future Concerns
Kevin Evans, DO
Anesthesiologist, Old Pueblo Anesthesia



11:30 AM


Mild Cognitive Impairment and Mild Dementia in Community Dwelling Older Adults
Steven Rapczak, MD
Professor of Neurology, University of Arizona College of Medicine



12:20 PM


Lunch - Networking, Exhibits



1:15 PM


Thinking Ahead:  Panel Presentation

Advanced Directives:  Local Resources

Karen Popp, RN
Lead for Healthcare Provider Education, Arizona EOL Care Partnership

Coming Soon:  Arizona Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (AzPOLST)
Sandy Severson
Vice President, Care Improvement, Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association

Caregiver Support & Community Resources
Lisa Reams, MS
Vice President, Programs & Services, Pima Council on Aging


2:30 PM


Working with Hospice and Palliative Care in the Home
Lawrence Lincoln, MD
Medical Director, TMC Hospice


3:25 PM


Summary and Future Directions
Rosemary Browne, MD
President, Arizona Geriatrics Society


4:00 PM






A $25 handling fee will be charged for requested attendance cancellations received by March 3rd;
no refunds will  be issued after that date. 

Special Accommodations:  If you have any special needs, please contact us at
(602) 265-0211 or [email protected]
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