CCGG Presents…Secrets to a Healthy Brain – Watch a recording of the presentation…

How much red wine is healthy for the brain and body? How about coffee?? What about the Keto diet? Curious? Read on.


THANK YOU to Dr. Dean Sherzai and the California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics committee that made our first “CCGG Presents…” event about brain health (followed by a series of great discussions about hot topic in aging) a wonderful success! Please enjoy this recording of Dr. Sherzai’s presentation.


https://youtu.be/nYD5D9-7oQc

Fall 2021 Showcase – Call for Abstracts

Showcase Overview 

The California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics (CCGG) will be hosting a Fall Showcase that gives an opportunity for students, faculty, and the greater community to share their work and research with the larger CCGG community. The spring and fall showcases provide a wonderful forum to connect and learn about the work that our colleagues are doing. It is also great for presenters to be able to share their information with a smaller, highly engaged audience.  

December 2  from 9:00-11:00am and will be held via Zoom video conferencing.  Please mark your calendar to join us even if you are not interested in presenting your research/work. 

Students, faculty members, service providers in aging, and all others working in gerontology, geriatrics, and older adult programs throughout the state of California are invited to apply. If you are interested in submitting a proposal for the Fall Showcase, please see the “Presenter Information” below. Attendees will be voting on presentation award(s) for the “Best in Show” with an award for the winner! 

Presenter Information

CCGG is currently seeking abstracts for short virtual presentations on recent research. You will have 10 minutes for the presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A. Presentations will occur over Zoom, and presenters may create 6-7 PPT slides or a poster to share during their presentation. The PPT slides or poster will be submitted online 1 week in advance of the Showcase.

Prepare the following before you enter the submission survey:

1. Presentation Title

2. Primary Author/Presenter (Name, Degree, Institutional Affiliation, Email, Phone Number)

3. Co-Authors (Name, Degree, Institutional Affiliation, Email Address)

4. Abstract* (250 words or less)

  • Background
  • Objective(s)
  • Methodology 
  • Results / Analysis
  • Conclusions / Implications 

Proposal Process/Notification of Acceptance

We welcome abstracts which examine a variety of gerontology and geriatric issues such as housing/lack of housing, scientific, education, social justice, workforce development, policy, and advocacy issues in the field of aging.  

When you are ready to submit your proposal, visit the submission site: https://csus.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d5SGOA3iu8nb1z0

The deadline of submission is 10/15/2021.
We will notify our decision via email by no later than 11/1/2021.

Accepted presenters will be asked to provide their presentation slides by 11/19/2021

Questions?  Contact us at donna.jensen@csus.edu