• Date:
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Track: Research
  • CME/CE: 1.0
  • Type: In-Person

Sponsored by the Research Committee 
Co-Moderators: Heather E. Whitson, MD, MHS; Peter M. Abadir, MD; Cynthia M. Boyd, MD, MPH; Christine E. Kistler, MD, MASc
Communications Coach: John P. Beilenson, MA  
This fast-paced, interactive session will showcase some of the meeting’s best new research and innovation. Top-rated abstracts submitted to AGS are selected for inclusion.  Presenters will give the highlights of their research findings in five minutes or less and the audience will have an opportunity to discuss and ask questions.  Learning Objectives: (1) describe at least one emerging concept or new scientific focus in aging research; (2) summarize the key findings of at least three projects with relevance to care of older adults; and (3) identify at least three AGS-affiliated individuals conducting exciting research in aging. 

Caring for Dementia Caregivers and their Loved Ones via the HOMeCARE Exercise and Mindfulness for Health Program (HOMeCARE): A Randomised, Single-blind, Controlled Trial
Tommy Lang, BS
Ketone Bodies Selectively Insolubilize Misfolded Proteins into Inert Aggregates in Aging and Alzheimer Disease Models
Sawyer Peralta, BS
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Implications for Physical, Cognitive, and Functional Impairment in a National Sample of Older Community-Dwelling Adults
Victoria Lee, MD Candidate
Validation of the Edmonton Frail Scale-Acute Care in Patients ≥ 65 Years Undergoing Surgery
Eduardo B. Biala, Jr., BS, MD Candidate
Connecting Seniors to Care
Matthew W. Nunez
Integration of Virtual Music Performance into the HELP Toolbox
Andrew Huang, BA