2016 Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting

The 2016 Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting will be held from November 16 to 20, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans. This year's theme is a "New Lens on Aging." GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting brings together 4,000 international experts and partners from academia, industry, government, and beyond to exchange information and to discuss the broader role of aging science. This meeting is the premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and around the world. They participate in over 450 scientific sessions including symposia, paper, and poster presentations.

NORC will also be presenting results for the project, Health Care Innovation Awards Evaluation - Complex/High-Risk Patient Targeting.

NORC will be in attendance, participating in the following events and presentations:

Friday, November 18
4:30p.m.–6:00p.m. | Grand Ballroom B (S) BSS Symposium: Lifelong Disabilities Special Interest Group Session—Aging With Long-Term Disabilities: Quality of Care and Health Risk Factors
Chronic Disease Self-Management for Individuals Aging With Disability, Sarah Ruiz, Katherine Giuriceo, Michelle Putnam, Joe Caldwell, Lynne Snyder

Sunday, November 20
10:00a.m.–11:30a.m. | Iberville (M) HS Symposium:
National Evaluation Findings From the CMS Innovation Awards: Implications for High-Risk Patients
Chair: Sarah Ruiz
Co-Chair: Lynne Snyder
Discussant: Michelle Putnam
Innovation Among New Medicaid Enrollees With Multiple Chronic Conditions, Kevin Koenig, Sarah Ruiz, Wilhelmine Miller, Shriram Parashuram
Innovation in Care Coordination for Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities, Sarah Ruiz, Joe Caldwell, Christina Rotondo
Innovation in Direct Care Worker Training, Jennifer Satorius, Christina Rotondo, Sarah Ruiz
To register, and see the full agenda, visit the GSA's site.