Events and Meetings

2021 Fall Showcase

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” (sponsored by past winner, Jesse Archer, MSG) 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 

California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics

2021 SPRING SHOWCASE

The California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics (CCGG) will be hosting a Spring Showcase for students, faculty, and the greater community to share their work and research. Due to the pandemic, we had our first showcase in the fall in lieu of the annual conference. While we look forward to one day being able to meet in a large group in-person, 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.

The 2021 Spring Showcase is on April 29 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. Our initial 2020 Fall Showcase was a big hit, and we’re looking forward to the next one!

Spring Showcase Zoom Link: https://csus.zoom.us/j/83738362380
Call In: 1-669-900-6833   Meeting ID: 837 3836 2380

2021 Spring Showcase Presentations

Affect Balance Predicts the Experience of Pain in Adults With and Without Fibromyalgia

Jenny Phun, California State University, Fullerton
Melina Wulin, Graduate student, California State University, Fullerton

Jae Hwan Lee, Postbaccalaureate, California State University Fullerton
Heeeun Hwang, Postbaccalaureate, California State University Fullerton
Matthew Nakoula, Postbaccalaureate, California state university, Fullerton
Barbara Cherry, Faculty, California State University, Fullerton
Laura Zettel-Watson, Faculty, California State Univ., Fullerton
Jennifer Trevitt, Faculty, California State University, Fullerton

Age-Friendly University Initial Assessment: Voices of Older Learners

Madeleine S. Marroquin-Serrano, San Francisco State University
Emiko Takagi, San Francisco State University

Caregiving in Quarantine: Evaluating the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Adult Child Informal Caregivers of a Parent

Jesse Archer, MSG, California State University, Long Beach
Wendy Reiboldt, PhD, California State University, Long Beach
Maria Claver, PhD, California State University, Long Beach
John Fay, MSG, Lifelong Laguna

Depression as a Mediator for Fibromyalgia Status and Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults

Caitlin Gower , California State University, Fullerton
Dylan Serpas, MS, California State University Fullerton
Mariya Malone, MS, California State University, Fullerton
Lauren Wells, BA, California State University, Fullerton
Sarah Fabian, BA, California State University, Fullerton
Barbara Cherry, PhD, California State University, Fullerton
Laura Zettel-Watson, PhD, California State Univ., Fullerton
Jennifer Trevitt, PhD, California State University, Fullerton

Emotional, Social, Financial Benefits of Pre-Planning Funeral Arrangements: A Three-Week Training

Tatia Clark, California State University, Long Beach

Implementing a Disease Management Program: What Works and What Doesn’t Work

Dr. Kathy Williams, University of La Verne & Kaiser Permanente

 

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

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