News & Events


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Find the University of Washington School of Medicine Gerontology Grand Round and Journal Club updated weekly.

AND scroll down to find current Age-Related, local and national Events


The Northwest Geriatric Education Center (NWGEC): Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series; Not to worry if you missed some of the lectures from Winter and Spring 2014; they can be found free of charge at at


UW Geriatric Grand Rounds and Journal Club: 8am every Friday morning at Harborview Medical Center in the Research and Teaching Building at 300 9th Avenue, Seattle WA 98104 in Room 117.


2014-2015 Series Round Table Discussion Group for Professionals in the Field of Aging

Monthly Discussion Group about Clinical Practice Facilitated by Barbara Green, MSW

206.799.7108;,; Senior Services, 2208 2nd Ave, Seattle


Frye Art Musem - Meet me at the Movies 2014-2015 series

Meet Me at the Movies is a unique film experience. Short clips from classic films are shown, followed by audience discussion and reminiscence guided by a moderator. Designed for people with memory loss and their care partners, this program can be enjoyed by all adults.

Saturdays 11:30a.m. -1 p.m. at the FRYE ART MUSEUM; 704 Terry Avenue,Seattle, WA 98104
October 25, 2014; February 14, 2015; May 2, 2015; and Saturday, August 1, 2015
Find more information here


AgeWise King County's October Activity Calendar is linked here.


October 2014


10/20/14 at 5:00 PM

de Tornyay Helathy Aging Scholarship applications are due.

Find more information here.



3 PM to 4:30 PM

Gerontological Professionals Network

CMS Awards Qualis Health Five-Year Contracts to Lead Quality Innovation Network for Idaho and Washington

Qualis Health Northgate

10700 Meridian Ave N., Suite 100, Seattle WA

October 28, 2014

6 PM to  8PM

Pioneer Network "Conversation Cafe"

A Journey of Love Caring for Generations

Featuring Barbara DeHerrera, RN, BSN, Chief Nursing Officer at Garfield County Hospital District

DSHS long term care Continuing Education Credits-receive 2 CEU’s if you attend this event

$15 donation - includes food & beverages  

Find more information here


Park Place 6900 37th Ave South, Seattle, WA


November 2014


Northwest Chapter of the National Gerontological Nursing Association  Scholarship Applications due.

Find more information here.


11/5 to 11/9/14

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Conference

Washington, DC

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington Marriott Marquis



Northwest Chapter of the National Nursing Association (NW NGNA)


December 2014


Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate


January 2015


February 2015



Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate


2/26 to 3/1/15

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Conference

Sheraton Nashville Downtown

Nashville, Tennesse

Poster submission deadline June 20, 2014


March 2015

3/23 to 3/27, 2015

American Society on Aging Conference

Chicago, IL

Accepting proposals


April 2015


4/5 to 4/11/15

AGHE Careers in Aging Week

Bright future. Many possibilities. 



Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate


4/14 to 4/17/15

Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) Conference

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, FL

No call for abstract submission yet

4/22 to 4/25/15

Western Institute of Nursing  (WIN) Conference tab at The 2015 conference theme is “Equity and Access: Nursing Research, Practice, and Education.” The conference will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town in Albuquerque, NM.   If you have conference questions, please contact Bo Perry at

Gerontology Interest Group to be announced


May 2015

5/15 to 5/17/15

American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Conference

Suburban Washington, DC (National Harbor, Maryland)   

No call for abstract submissions yet


10:30 to 1:30

De Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging Scholar Presentations and Reception

University House Auditorium


June 2015



Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate