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Dementia subject at BYU annual Gerontology Conference March 14

Brigham Young University will host the 21st Annual Russell B. Clark Gerontology Conference, Monday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the BYU Conference Center. This year’s theme is “Generations Working Together.”

The conference is free of charge, and no registration is necessary. Lunch will be provided, and there is plenty of free parking adjacent to the Conference Center.

Byron Bair of the University of Utah School of Nursing, and Tom Finucane of Johns Hopkins University are the keynote speakers for the conference and will be speaking on “Nonpharmacological Interventions for Dementia” and “Drugs for Dementia: Good Marketing, Little Meaning,” respectively.

Other presenters will include Robin McKenzie, John Kane, Barbara Hurst, Jane MacPherson and Julianne Holt-Lunstad, who are all medical doctors or professors who are experts in their fields.

For more information and a full schedule of events, visit or contact Steven Heiner at (801) 422-2214.

Writer: Mel Gardner

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