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13th Annual ISU Thomas Geriatric Symposium


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The 13th Annual Ginny Thomas Geriatric Symposium; "Forget Me Not: A Symposium on Care for Individuals with Dementia", Interprofessional Education Event will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at Idaho State University in Pocatello and Meridian. This event is sponsored by the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences.

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The Interprofessional Case Study for ISU Students/Faculty and Seniors will be held in the ISU Pond Student Union Building and at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center - Room(s) TBA.

ISU is offering a no-cost, interdisciplinary geriatric health symposium is held annually for students and clinicians in the rehabilitation sciences. The first symposium was held in December 2008 and focused on mental health. The second symposium took place on October 30, 2009 and the topic was "Balance and Fall Prevention." The 2010 symposium, held on October 29 focused on "Collaborative Care for Chronic Disease." The 2011 symposium centered on "Transitions of Care. The 2012 symposium centered on “Barriers to Community Participation.”   The 2013 symposium centered on “The Resilient Journey for Provider and Patients.” The 2014 symposium centered on “The Cutting Edge: Interprofessional Practice in Geriatrics.  The 2015 symposium centered on “Keeping Your Brain Healthy” The 2016 symposium centered on “Sleep and Staying Healthy.”  The 2017 symposium centered on Healthy Aging and Nutrition “What’s on Your Plate.”  The 2018 symposium centered on “Promoting the Health of Seniors.” The 2019 symposium centered on "Staying Health, Staying Sharp.