MT Gerontology Society Conference: April 12th & 13th in Missoula

Illustration of green-leafed tree—Logo for MT Gerontology Society

The Holiday Inn Downtown, Missoula will host the Montana Gerontology Society’s 39th Annual Conference on the weekend of April 12 and 13. It will be a virtual conference.

Dr. Patrick Arbore, Ed.D. and Dr. Julie Rickard, Ph.D., will be the keynote speakers.

Dr. Arbore, a nationally recognized expert in elder suicide prevention and grief services, founded the Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention and Grief Related Services as well as the Friendship Line. He devotes his life to increasing awareness of isolation, loneliness, and depression in older adults.

Dr. Rickard is a clinical psychologist at Parkside Mental Health in Wenatchee, Wash., and is the founder and director of the Suicide Prevention Coalition of North Central Washington State and the CEO of Moment by Moment Suicide Prevention.

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Sponsors and Exhibitors will share information and resources from a myriad of services and programs for Montana’s senior population.

An Outstanding Member of the Year and scholarship recipients will be announced at the conference.

Scholarship fundraising for students pursuing degrees in Gerontology will be held. To make a financial donation toward the scholarship fund, send an email to [email protected] or contact the conference planning team.

Each new member a person recruits to MGS, will have a chance to have their name drawn, to win their registration fee back. MSN

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