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Call for Abstracts

We invite you to share your geriatric, gerontological, and aging-related programs, research, or best care practices with us in the form of a presentation or poster (students are very much encouraged to submit)!

Deadline for submission is January 4, 2016.


Please include the following information based on your submission type:


  • CV and/or biographical information
  • 200-word abstract:

3 – 5 learning objectives - clearly describe what attendees will learn from the session


  • 200-word abstract:

Aims - purpose, research question, or study hypothesis
Methods - study design and methods with sample, procedures, measures and/or data analysis

This year's focus areas include:

  • Aging in Community
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
  • Care Coordination
  • Caregiving
  • Chronic Disease
  • Creativity & Lifelong Learning
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Disability & Aging
  • Elder Abuse
  • Emerging Issues in Aging
  • Financing of Elder Care
  • Hospice, Palliative Care, & Aid-in-Dying
  • Hospitalization & Acute Care Issues
  • Interprofessional, Team-Based Practice
  • Legal & Ethical Issues
  • LGBTQ Aging
  • Mental Health & Aging
  • Nutrition & Aging
  • Policy & Advocacy
  • Polypharmacy
  • Population Health
  • Quality Improvement
  • Research in Aging
  • Spirituality & Religion

All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the interprofessional review committee and a decision of acceptance will be emailed to you.


Please mail or email the completed Presentation and Poster Abstract Submission Form and additional requested materials to:

Kristine Freitas
GREAT GEC - Nova Southeastern University
3446 South University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328-2018

Email: Phone: (954) 262-1638

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