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Shades of Grey Conference

  • Deerfoot Inn and Casino 1000 - 11500 - 35 Street SE Calgary, AB T2Z 3W4 (map)

The Integrated Seniors and Continuing Care portfolio is pleased to host the 25th Annual Shades of Grey Senior's Health Interdisciplinary Conference titled Hot Topics.

Clinicians from across the care continuum who work with older adults are invited to join their colleagues on Thursday June 7, 2018 at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino, Calgary for a full day of clinically relevant, current, evidence-based education about older adult care.

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Learning Objectives Include:

  • Exploring a dynamic assessment using Teepa Snow’s GEMS®.

  • Identifying expressions of emotional distress in persons living with dementia.

  • Learning about the most frequently encountered comorbidities in persons living with HIV.

  • Learning about the most frequently encountered Geriatric Syndromes in person aging with HIV.

  • Understanding the hallmark feature of a hoarding disorder and the issues or illnesses that frequently accompany it.

  • Exploring the impact of changing sensory awareness and processing as dementia progresses.

  • Practicing an approach which uses a dynamic assessment to create connections with persons living with dementia.

  • Gaining a basic understanding about medical marijuana/medical cannabinoids.

  • An increased understanding of the currently available research on medical cannabinoids in complex health conditions including dementia.

  • Gaining a good understanding of the common side effects of medical cannabinoids.

  • An awareness about seniors sexuality.

  • An increased understanding of sexual and gender diversity (LGBTQ+).

  • Increased knowledge regarding pain management in older adults.

  • Exploring mindfulness and how it relates to the well-being of health care providers.