Gerontology Symposium 2018

Caregiving for Persons Living with Dementia: Families & Professionals Working Together 

March 26, 2018 (Monday)

Hilton Hotel, Burlington, VT  05401

What's New in 2018?

For the first time, the conference will offer two different tracks:

  • Family Caregiver Track
  • Professional Track

Participants will come together throughout the day, yet there will be separate "breakout" sessions for family caregivers and professionals.

During the times below, all conference participants will join together:

  • Keynote presentation – a performance from Karen Stobbe (link to below bio, etc.)
  • Update from Monica Caserta Hutt, Commissioner of the Department of Aging and Independent Living (DAIL)
  • Panel on Planning for Long Term Care
  • Panel on End of Life Services and Resources (Hospice & Palliative Care)
  • Wrap-up with Karen Stobbe

Preliminary Agenda   

To view a draft agenda for the conference, click on this link: Draft Gerontology Conference Agenda 2018 

Student Poster Session

Students engaged in a research project on any aspect of aging are invited to apply for the poster session. Please click here for complete details:  Student Poster Session


In support of improving patient care, The Robert Larner M.D. College of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The 2018 program will be submitted for credit for various professionals. Check back in 2018 for more information.