Research Seminar Series on Aging, Health and Dementia




Our theme this year is "Lifestyle and the Aging Brain". Our focus is on how exercise, diet and other proactive lifestyle decisions can influence brain aging and dementia. Most of the seminars in this series are held on Thursday afternoons-typically the 2nd and last Thursday of the month-from 12:00-1:00 pm Central time.  All programs originate on the campus of the University of Kansas Medical Center, Landon Center on Aging, Room 270, and will be broadcast by ITV and Adobe Connect web-based conferencing.   Please note we will not be providing handouts for this series.

Free lunch to the first 15 attendees in the door, first come first serve. 
(at the Kansas City COA location)

Upcoming Program:

Thursday, May 1, 2014   12:00-1:00 pm CDT
Cardiovascular Adaptations to Exercise in Older Adults: Sex differences and potential adjunctive therapies
David N. Proctor, PhD, Professor of Kinesiology and Physiology, College of Health and human Development, Pennsylvania State University

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How to Participate:

In person:

Landon Center on Aging (LCOA), 3599 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, Room 270.

Interactive Televideo (ITV) Sites:

Participating by ITV will allow you to see and hear the speaker, see the speaker's PowerPoint presentation, and see and interact with participants at other sites. This seminar will be broadcast by ITV to the sites listed below. We will broadcast to other sites upon request by the host site. Please contact us for additional information.

  • Atchison, KS - Dooley Center, 801 S. 8th Street
  • Fairway, KS - KU Alzheimer's Disease Center, KU Clinical Research Center, Overland Park Room 1238, 4350 Shawnee Mission Parkway 
  • Great Bend, KS - St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center, St. Dominic Classroom, 3515 Broadway (Not available 5/1)
  • Hays, KS - KUMC Northwest Area Health Education Center, 205 E. 7th Street, Suite 130
  • Hutchinson KS - Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, 1701 East 23rd Street, Conference Room C
  • Leoti, KS - Wichita County Hospital, Conference Room, 211 E. Earl
  • Pittsburg, KS - KUMC East Area Health Education Center, 1501 S. Joplin, 4th floor
  • Sabetha, KS - Sabetha Community Hospital, Hospital Board Room, 14th and Oregon
  • Sterling, KS - Sterling Presbyterian Manor, 204 W. Washington
  • WaKeeney, KS - Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital, 320 N. 13th Street
  • Wichita, KS - Kansas Masonic Home, 401 S. Seneca
  • Winfield, KS - Kansas Veterans' Home, 1220 WW II Memorial Drive

ITV sites may be added at the request of host facilities.  Contact to schedule a test connection!

From your Computer:

Adobe Connect is being offered for those who do not have access to an ITV site.  Adobe Connect is a web-based conferencing system. You will be able to see the PowerPoint slides (if any) and see and hear the presenter.  You will also be able to interact through text chat.  To know more about Adobe Connect and see if it fits with you, see the Adobe Connect website.

Registration Information:
There is no charge for attending. However, everyone planning to attend by ITV or Adobe Connect must pre-register so that we can coordinate attendance with sites, make sure that all involved ITV sites will be connected, and send out Adobe Connect information as needed. It is optional for those planning to attend on site at KUMC to pre-register, however, doing so will save you time from filling out on-site registration paperwork.

CE Availability:
This series is offered in collaboration with the University of Kansas Area Health Education Centers (AHEC). Transcripts for programs will be mailed on a quarterly basis.  If you need your transcript earlier, please call the AHEC office at (620) 235-4040.

All participants are required to sign verification of attendance forms at the beginning of the program. A certificate of completion will be provided to all activity participants based on documentation of actual attendance time.

The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The KU Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

KUMC, AHEC East, Pittsburg, KS is an approved provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing (KS Provider # LT0056-0749). This course offering is approved for a total of 1 contact hour, applicable for re-licensure of RNs, LPNs, and LMHTs.

Adult Care Home Administrator: 
KUMC, AHEC East, Pittsburg, KS, is an approved provider of Continuing Administrative/Resident Care CE credit (Approval # LTS-A0008). This program is approved for 1 contact hour of Resident Credit and is applicable for re-licensure. 

Social Work: 
The University of Kansas Medical Center East, as an approved provider of continuing education by the State of Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board, presents this offering for a maximum of 1  hours applicable for relicensure of LASWs, LBSWs, LMSWs and LSCSWs. Kansas Provider Number 12-002.   

ALL OTHER HEALTH PROFESSIONALS will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

You MUST register within 48 hours of the program.


Should you have questions about this program or series, or if you need additional information, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Central Plains Geriatric Education Center
University of Kansas Medical Center, Landon Center on Aging
Mailstop 1005, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: (913) 588-1464
Fax for General Correspondence: (913) 588-3179
Fax for Registrations: (913) 945-7846

This program series is being co-sponsored by:
University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center and Central Plains Geriatric Education Center and Landon Center on Aging at the University of Kansas Medical Center in cooperation with KU Area Health Education Centers

These programs are also supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number UB4HP19192, Geriatric Education Centers. The information or content and conclusions are those of the presenters and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.

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Last modified: Apr 11, 2014

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3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160

General Correspondence: 
(913) 588-3179

(913) 945-7846

(913) 588-1464