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The Center for Social Gerontology Community Conference


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October 11, 2019
Nessmith-Lane Center | Statesboro, GA

Theme: Innovations in Gerontology

This conference promotes successful aging and positive social change. Our goals are to enhance the quality of life and mental and physical health of older adults, their family, their caregivers and their community. We work to maximize the knowledge, effectiveness and overall well-being of all people, professional and non-professional, who support older adults.

Conference Objectives:
  • Promote and enhance the strengths and adaptations of older adults and their caregivers.
  • Maximize the mental and physical health of older adults and their caregivers.
  • Enhance the quality of life and promote positive social environments for older adults and their caregivers.
Conference Strands:
  • End of Life Care
  • Professional Practice
  • Older Adult Living
  • Caregiving
  • Mental Health Care
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Forms of Dementia
Conference Audience:
  • Professionals working with older adult populations
  • Older adult community members
  • Caregivers
  • Academic professionals
  • Students

Planning Committee

Adrienne Cohen, Ph.D., MPA, LSW
Georgia Southern University
Nadia Flanigan, Ph.D.
Georgia Southern University
Jennifer Hogan, MSW
Division of Aging Services, State of Georgia
Abby Johnson, MA
Georgia Southern University
Peggy Luukkonen
Coastal Area Agency on Aging
Rebecca Ryan, Ph.D.
Georgia Southern University
TimMarie Williams, Ph.D.
Georgia Southern University
Pamela Worrell-Carlisle, Ph.D., CHPN, MA, RN
Georgia Southern University
Jennifer Zorotovich, Ph.D.
Georgia Southern University
Mary Joynt, Ph.D.
Georgia Southern University
Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors!

#SocialG19   |   October 11, 2019   |   Nessmith-Lane Center   |   Statesboro, GA

Last updated: 9/9/2019