BIT’s 4th Annual World Congress of Geriatrics and Gerontology-2016
★ Scientific Program

BIT’s 4th Annual World Congress of

Geriatrics and Gerontology-2016

Theme: Better Health in Old Age
Time: November 18-20, 2016
Venue: Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Opening Ceremony and Plenary Forum

Part I: Opening Ceremony
Time: 09:00-09:10, November 18th, 2016 (Friday), Place: Room No. 305, 3rd Floor, KEC
Opening Address by Conferences Organizers


Part II: Keynote Speech
Time: 09:10-10:10, November 18th, 2016 (Friday), Place: Room No. 305, 3rd Floor, KEC
Dr. Yvonne van Amerongen-Heijer, Founder of De Hogeweyk, the Netherland
 

Part III: Panel Discussion
Time: 10:10-11:10, November 18th, 2016 (Friday), Place: Room No. 305, 3rd Floor, KEC

Panelists:
Dr. Hideaki Fujita, Founder of Japan Care Welfare Group, Japan
Dr. Ching-Kuan Liu, President of Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Dr. Wen-Jeng Wu, Superintendent of Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Taiwan
Ms. Yu-Ching Yao, Director of Social Affairs Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government, Taiwan

 
Part IV: Plenary Forum
Time: 11:10-12:30, November 18th, 2016 (Friday), Place: Room No. 305, 3rd Floor, KEC
 

11:10-11:30

Title: Nutritional Diets Accelerate Amyloid Beta Metabolism and Prevent the Induction of Chronic Diseases and Alzheimer’s Disease
Dr. Ian James Martins, Principal Research Fellow, Edith Cowan University, Australia

11:30-11:50

Title: Dental Treatment for Old Aged Specific Illnesses Such As Dementia or Patients Who Are Bedridden
Dr. Yoshiro Fujii,
Director, Shin Kobe Dental Clinic, Japan

11:50-12:10

Title: Fate and Effects of Dioxins and Related Polyhalogenated Compounds on the Global Food Supply
Dr. Roger Gilpin,
Professor, Wright State University, USA

12:10-12:30

Title: Healthcare Engineering : Inspiring Engineering Minds to Advance Human Health
Dr. Ming-Chien Chyu,
Founding President, Healthcare Engineering Alliance Society, USA

 

Symposium 1: Nutrition and Health in the Ageing Population

Time: 14:00-17:30, November 18, 2016 (Friday); Place: Room No. 303a, KEC

 

Chair

Dr. Girish J. Kotwal, Adjunct Professor, University of Mass Medical School, USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Deug Y. Shin, Professor of College of Medicine, Dankook University, South Korea

 

14:00-14:20

Title: Critical Role of Nutrition, Herbs and Spices in Health and Longevity
Dr. Girish J. Kotwal, Adjunct Professor, University of Mass Medical School, USA

14:20-14:40

Title: Biology of Aging and Aging Intervention
Dr. Xi Zhao-Wilson, Founding CEO & Director, BioMarker Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA

14:40-15:00

Title: Winning the Human Race - By Finishing Last
Mr. Tim Bean, Co-founder & Programme Director, Institute of Physique Management, UK

15:00-15:20

Title: The Mediating Effects of Depressive Symptoms on Nutritional Status of Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities
Dr. I-chuan Li, Professor, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

15:20-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: CsA and FK506 Extend Lifespan of Articular Chondrocyte through Inhibition of p38MAPK
Dr. Deug Y. Shin, Professor of College of Medicine, Dankook University, South Korea

15:50-16:10

Title: Does Nutritional Follow-up after Discharge in Malnourished Geriatric Patients Affect Readmission to Hospital?
Dr. Jette Lindegaard Pedersen, Lecturer, University of Aarhus, Denmark

16:10-16:30

Title: Effects of Eccentric Training using Theraband on Hamstring Flexibility in Elderly
Dr. Ayu Suzailiana Muhamad, Lecturer, University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

16:30-16:50

Title: Physical Activities in the Elderly to Prevent Muscle Wasting
Dr. Michal Steffl,Department Head, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

16:50-17:10

Title: Harnessing Phytochemicals to Support Neuronal and Glial Cells
Dr. Anat Elmann, Researcher, Volcani Institute, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel

     17:10-17:30 Title: Efficacy and Immunogenicity of an Investigational Subunit Adjuvanted Herpes Zoster Vaccine in Older Adults in Asia and Australia
Dr. Shinn-Jang Hwang, Vice Superintendent, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

 

Symposium 2: Advances in Alzheimer and Parkinson's Disease Research & Therapeutics

Time: 09:00-12:30, November 19, 2016 (Saturday); Place: Room No. 303a, KEC

 

Chair

Dr. Istvan Boksay, Clinical Professor, New York University, USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Fred C. C. Peng, Specially Appointed Researcher, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

 

09:00-09:20

Title: Oskar Fischer's Disease: Replacement of Alzheimer's Disease?
Dr. Fred C. C. Peng,Specially Appointed Researcher, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

09:20-09:40

Title: Advances in the Managment of Acute Agitation and Behavioral Problems in the Elderly
Dr. Istvan Boksay,Clinical Professor, New York University, USA

09:40-10:00

Title: Havening Techniques™: A Better Life through Neuroscience
Dr. Rebecca Suzanne Scott,
Dementia Therapy Specialist & Certified Consulting Hypnotist, National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc., USA

10:00-10:20

Title: Combining β-amyloid Imaging and MRI in Mild Cognitive Impairment with Prospective Follow-up
Dr. Kevin Ong, Geriatric Medicine Fellow, North Metropolitan Health Service, Australia

10:20-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Alzheimer's Disease. The Impact of the Structure of Cognitive Resource on the Prognosis of the Disease
Dr. Alena P Sidenkova, Professor, Ural State Medical University, Russia

10:50-11:10

Title: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Treatable Dementia, Missed Diagnosis
Dr. George Razay, Associate Professor, Launceston General Hospital, University of Tasmania, Australia

      11:10-11:30 Title: Studying Parkinsonian Gait in Ecological Situation: A Methodological Consideration
Dr. Olivier Buttelli,
Associate Professor, Orleans University, France

11:30-11:50

Title: Effectiveness and Safety of Traditional Chinese Medicine for Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview of Systematic Reviews
Dr. Weimin Yang, Professor, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, China

11:50-12:10

Title: Parting with the Concept of Alzheimer's Disease
Dr. Pavel Kalvach, Professor, Charles University, Czech Republic

12:10-12:30

Title: Protective Effect of Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica) Extract Parkinson Model
Dr. Husnul Khotimah,Senior Researcher & Lecturer, Brawijaya University, Indonesia

 

Symposium 3: Brain Aging, Cardiovascular Disorders, Cancer and other Chronic Illness     

Time: 14:00-18:10, November 19, 2016 (Saturday); Place: Room No. 302d, 3rd Floor, KEC

 

Chair

Dr. Nina Gorshunova,Professor, Kursk State Medical University, Russia

Co-Chair

Dr. Visnja Baksa Reynolds, Senior Consultant & Head of Breast Imaging Unit, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore

 

14:00-14:20

Title: Damages of the Vascular Wall during Hypertension and Aging
Dr. Nina Gorshunova,Professor, Kursk State Medical University, Russia

14:20-14:40

Title: Brain Development and Aging Using Large Brain MRI Database
Dr. Yasuyuki Taki, Professor, Tohoku University, Japan

     14:40-15:00 Title: Multiple Risk Factors induce NAFLD and Type 3/Type2 Diabetes with Links to Various Chronic Diseases
Dr. Ian James Martins, Principal Research Fellow, Edith Cowan University, Australia

15:00-15:20

Title: Effect of Education on Cognition and Brain
Dr. Oh Dae Kwon,Professor, Catholic University of Daegu, South Korea

15:20-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Incidence, Features, Staging and Treatment of Malignant Breast Diseases in Elderly Population
Dr. Visnja Baksa Reynolds, Senior Consultant & Head of Breast Imaging Unit, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore

15:50-16:10

Title: Impact of Amyloid Burden on Intrinsic Functional Connectivity in Cognitively Normal Older Adults
Dr. Hyun Kook Lim, Associate Professor, the Catholic University of Korea, South Korea

16:10-16:30

Title:'Real-world' Haemorrhagic Rates for Anticoagulants in Older People
Dr. Prasad S Nishtala, Senior Lecturer, University of Otago, New Zealand

     16:30-16:50 Title: Assessment of Geriatric Patients Undergoing Surgery for Urologic Malignancy
Dr. Chien-Yao Sun, Physician, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

16:50-17:10

Title: Challenges in the Care and Clinical Trial Design in Elderly Patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
Dr. Ying-Wen Su, Assistant Professor, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

17:10-17:30

Title: Comparison of Clinical Results of Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Extracapsular and Intracapsular Hip Fractures
Dr. Murat Ergun,Medical Doctor, Ankara Golbasi Hasvak State Hospital, Turkey

17:30-17:50

Title: Integrative Yoga Therapy on Cognitive Function in Elderly
Dr. Sukdev Nayak, Professor & Head, Pain Relief & Palliative Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

17:50-18:10

Title: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Elderly Patients
Dr. Ho Thuong Dung, Associate Professor, Thong Nhat Hospital & University of Pharmacy and Medicine, Vietnam

 

Symposium 4: Public Policy and Health for Older People

Time: 14:00-17:10, November 19, 2016 (Saturday); Place: Room No. 302e, KEC

 

Chair

Dr. John R Williams, Professor, Aberystwyth University, UK

Co-Chair

Dr. Irina L. Pervova,Professor, Saint-Peterburg State University, Russia

 

14:00-14:25

Title: An International Convention on the Rights of Older People? A Needless Distraction or a Long Overdue Reform?
Dr. John R Williams, Professor, Aberystwyth University, UK

14:25-14:50

Title: Creative Aging and Lifelong Learning: Practical Examples from a Provider's Perspective
Mr. David Gentner, President & CEO, Wartburg and Wartburg Foundation, USA

14:50-15:15

Title: The Wellness Movement for Older Adults and Chronic Illness Self-Management
Ms. Mary Stompe,Executive Director, PEP Housing, USA

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Global Trends in Elder Care
Dr. Wan He, Senior Technical Expert on Aging Research, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Silver Age: Challenges and Advantages
Dr. Irina L. Pervova,Professor, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

    16:20-16:45

Title: Older People: Student and Early Career Social Workers Perceptions of Social Work Practice with Older People in England
Dr. Paul Hollingdale, Senior Lecturer, University of Huddersfield, UK

16:45-17:10

Title: Developing an Educational Module for Aged Care Facilities: The Heat-Ready Project
Dr. Leigh Wilson, Associate Professor, Western Sydney University, Australia

 

Symposium 5: Psychological Sciences and Social Lives of Aging

Time: 09:00-12:35, November 20, 2016 (Sunday); Place: Room No. 302e, KEC

 

Chair

Dr. Grahame Smith, Subject Head-Allied Health, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Co-Chair

Dr. Robbyn R. Wacker, Provost & Professor, University of Northern Colorado, USA

 

09:00-09:25

Title: Enabling People with Dementia to Co-create Solutions to the Everyday Challenge of Living with Dementia: Co-creating Memory Enabling Technology
Dr. Grahame Smith, Subject Head-Allied Health, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

09:25-09:50

Title: Theories of Help-Seeking Behavior: Understanding Community Service Use by Older Adults
Dr. Robbyn R. Wacker, Provost & Professor, University of Northern Colorado, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: Systematic Use of Geropsychologists in Municipal Elderly Care
Dr. Lars Larsen, Associate Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark

10:15-10:40

Title: Considering an Uncertain Future: Advance Health and Social Care Planning for Spousal Couples Affected by Cognitive Impairment
Dr. Tony Ryan,Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield, UK

10:40-10:55

Coffee Break

10:55-11:20

Title: Promoting Age Friendly Communities. Examining Preferences for Inter-generational Care: Purposefully Blending the Care of Children and Older People with Mild Cognitive Decline
Dr. Nerina Vecchio,Senior Lecturer, Griffith University, Australia

11:20-11:45

Title: Challenge of Super-aged Residential Area and Renovating Vacant House into Community Space in ''I Residential Area'', Kamakura, Japan
Dr. Kazuok Ohara,Professor, Yokohama National University, Japan

11:45-12:10

Title: Negative Emotions and Physical Diseases in Korean Elderly Adults
Dr. Jin-Hun Sohn,Professor, Chungnam National University, South Korea

12:10-12:35

Title: Seasons, Sensibility & Creative Self-Expression: The Strategic Use of the Arts with Seniors
Mr. Ronald P.M.H. Lay,Programme Leader, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

 

Symposium 6: Geriatric Nursing, Palliative Medicine and Assisted Living             

Time: 09:00-13:10, November 20, 2016 (Sunday); Place: Room No. 302d, KEC

 

Chair

Dr. Lili Liu, Chair & Professor, University of Alberta, Canada

Co-Chair

Dr. Patricia Hedrick, President & CEO, Med-Legal Healthcare Consultants, Inc., USA

 

09:00-09:20

Title: Can Global Positioning System (GPS) Devices Help People with Dementia Stay in the Community and Give Their Caregivers Peace of Mind?
Dr. Lili Liu, Chair & Professor, University of Alberta, Canada

09:20-09:40

Title: The Scope for Social Investment in Developing Long-term Care
Dr. Bernard H. Casey, Principal Research Fellow (Associate Professor), London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

09:40-10:00

Title: Elder Care - Three Critical Actions Caregivers Need to Take to Prepare for the Unexpected
Ms. Patricia Hedrick, President & CEO, Med-Legal Healthcare Consultants, Inc., USA

10:00-10:20

Title: Palliative Oral Care and Quality of Life in the End of Life
Dr. Dairo J Marin Zuluaga, Professor, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

10:20-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Integrated Health Care Delivery System for Senior Citizen
Dr. Yea-ying Liu,
Director, Department of Nursing, YUAN's General Hospital, Taiwan

10:50-11:10

Title: The Challenge of Detecting Infections in Frail Elderly Individuals
Dr. Marta Sund Levander, Assistant Professor, Linkoping University, Sweden

11:10-11:30

Title: Pharmacology in the Context of End Stage Kidney Disease
Mrs. Olfat Zekry, Clinical Consultant Pharmacist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia

11:30-11:50

Title: Impact of 'End of Life' (EoL) Care
Dr. Arti Baskaran,
Emergency Medicine Physician, Kinetic Emergency Physician Consultants (KEPC), Parkland Memorial Hospital, USA

11:50-12:10

Title: Special Consideration in Management of Trauma in Geriatric Patients
Dr. Vinod Jain, Professor, King George's Medical University, India

12:10-12:30

Title: Challenges in Hospital Care Management in Geriatrics Patients
Dr. Samir Misra, Associate Professor, King George's Medical University, India

12:30-12:50

Title: Geriatric Emergency Pharmacological Issue
Dr. Jiraporn Sri-on, Clinical Instructor, Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University, Thailand

12:50-13:10

Title: Polypharmacy and Preventive Medicines in Older People Approaching End of Life
Ms. Sujita W Narayan, Ph.D. Student, University of Otago, New Zealand

 

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