GERAS at The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting

GERAS will have the pleasure of presenting at The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario from April 20 – 22, 2017.

GERAS is excited that four oral presentations have been accepted for the conference:

  • S Radcliffe; A Giangregorio; G Ioannidis; C Kennedy; L Lamarche; D Oliver; L Dolovich; E Haney; A Papaioannou. Tailored Exercise for Frail/Pre-Frail Community Dwelling Older Adults: TAPESTRY-TRIAGE. The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22, 2017 (Accepted Oral Presentation).
  • L Sivarajah; ASM Borhan; C Kennedy; G Ioannidis; A Negm; S Marr; C Patterson; B Misiaszek; T Woo; A Papaioannou. Cognitive and Physical Function: Further Evidence of a Link. The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22, 2017 (Accepted Oral Presentation).
  • S Tharmalingam; A Takaoka; M Shears; T Millen; A Holding; F Clarke; B Rochwerg; G Li; L Thabane; T Woo; J St. Onge; K Rockwood; S Bagshaw; D Cook. Evaluating the Clinical Frailty Score in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22, 2017 (Accepted Oral Presentation).
  •  J Lee; S Muratov; JE Tarride; JM Paterson,;K Thavorn; L Mbuagbaw; T Gomes; W Khuu; A Holbrook. Contribution of Medications to High Cost Healthcare User Status in Seniors. The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22, 2017 (Accepted Oral Presentation).

GERAS will also have the opportunity to share research findings in five poster presentations:​

  • M Wong-Pack;T Ringer; P Miller; C Patterson; S Marr; B Misiaszek; T Woo; R Sztramko; P Vastis; A Papaioannou. Comparing the Perspectives of Those Providing Care to Persons with Dementia and their Healthcare Professionals. The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22, 2017 (Accepted Poster Presentation).
  • S Mohammad Alsaad; A Negm; C Kennedy; R Brignardello-Petersen; L Thabane; A Veroniki; A Giangregorio; R Adachi; J Richardson; I Cameron; A Papaioannou. Intervening to Reduce & Manage Frailty: What are the Most Effective Strategies? The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22, 2017 (Accepted Poster Presentation).
  • P Hewston; N Deshpande. Fear of Falling in Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: A Scoping Review. The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22, 2017 (Accepted Poster Presentation).
  • G Ioannidis; M Jantzi; J Hirdes; L Giangregorio; L Pickard; J Adachi; A Papaioannou. The Development of Our Hip Fracture Prediction Outcome Scale for Frail Long Term Care (LTC) Residents. The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22, 2017 (Accepted Poster Presentation).
  • A Papaioannou; D O’Donnell; G Ioannidis; A Hazzan; H Navare; D Broadhurst; L Hillier, D Simpson; M Loeb. Administration of Intravenous Therapy in Long-Term Care: Caregiver and Key Stakeholder Perspectives. The Canadian Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22, 2017 (Accepted Poster Presentation).

We would also like to congratulate the following GERAS members for receiving CIHR-CGS Travel Grants:​

  • Patricia Hewston
  • Justin Lee
  • Thom Ringer
  • Matthew Wong-Pack
  • Lavan Sivarajah

To learn more about the CGS conference, visit the Canadian Geriatrics Society website.