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Wednesday, February 20

Optional Pre-Conference Workshop • separate fee Required

2:30 PM Early Registration
4:00 Mindful Self Compassion, Michelle Becker, MFT
7:30 PM Adjourn


Thursday, February 21
7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 Welcome, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, PhD

Depression / Anxiety
8:30 Depression and Grief in the Older Patient, Alana Iglewicz, MD
9:15 Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults, Steven R. Thorp, PhD
10:00 Break
10:30 Keynote: From Symptoms to Circuits in Psychopharmacology–Imaging Brain Circuits and Applying Pharmacogenomics in Modern Clinical Practice, Stephen Stahl, MD, PhD
11:30 Panel Q&A
12:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 Issues in Long Term Care, John Daly, MD
1:45 The Goals and Challenges of Palliative Care, Lori Montross, PhD
2:30 Break
3:00 Sleep Disorders in the Older Adult, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, PhD
3:45 Alcohol Abuse Among Older Adults: Assessment and Intervention Strategies, Sandra A. Brown, PhD
4:30 Polypharmacy for the Elderly: Practical Issues, TBD
5:15 PM Adjourn


Friday, February 22
8:00 AM Continental Breakfast

8:30 Psychosis and its Treatment in the Older Adult, James B. Lohr, MD
9:15 Bipolar Disorder and Aging, Colin Depp, PhD
10:00 Break
10:30 Psychosocial Interventions in Schizophrenia, Eric Granholm, PhD
11:15 Rehabilitation Issues in Psychosis, Elizabeth W. Twamley, PhD
12:00 PM Lunch Break

1:30 Diagnosing Dementia: An Approach for the Non-Neurologist,  Jody Corey-Bloom, MD
2:15 Treating Alzheimer’s Disease, Michael Rafi, MD
3:00 Break
3:30 Geriatric Neuropsychology: Normal Aging or Mild Cognitive Impairment, Mark N. Bondi, PhD, ABPP/CN
4:15 Managing Caregiver Stress / Psychobiology of Dementia Caregiver Stress, Brent Mausbach, PhD
5:00 PM Adjourn


saturday, February 23
8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 Ethical Issues: Guide to Right and Wrong, Ansar Haroun, MD
9:30 Legal Issues: The Rules, David Naimark, MD
10:30 Elder Abuse from a Prosecutor’s Perspective, Paul Greenwood, LLB
11:30 AM Final Adjournment / End of General Session

Optional post-Conference Workshop • separate fee Required

12:30 PM Beyond the MMSE – Using Neuropsychological Assessments in Your Practice, Dean Delis, PhD
2:30 PM Adjourn


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