Center on Aging to host virtual Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium Oct. 27

Registration is now open for the University of Maine Center on Aging’s 15th Annual Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium, Creating Age-Friendly Health Systems, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 27. 

This colloquium, offered via Zoom, explores the Age-Friendly Health Systems movement and the implications of the movement for optimizing the quality of health care provided to older adults. Discussions will focus on issues relevant to older adults, including preventing isolation and loneliness, understanding the social determinants of health for rural populations, identifying elements of the 4Ms framework, and using technology to promote health and connectivity, among others. 

Registration, which is required to attend, must be completed by Oct. 19. A $30 fee applies; students are admitted free. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits have been requested for attendees; approval is currently pending. The schedule and list of invited speakers is online.  

For more information, or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Kelley Morris, 207.262.7925,