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Center on Aging

Upcoming Events

Parkinson's Conference of the Carolina'sApril 2014Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Charleston Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2014March 14-16, 2014Charleston, South Carolina
10th Annual Research Day & 13th Annual Geriatric SymposiumJanuary 24, 2014Columbia, South
5th Annual Coach Tim Touchberry Putting for Parkinson's Golf Tournament, Dinner & Auction

April 27, 2013

1pm Golf

6pm Dinner & Auction

Legend Oak Golf Club
To find out more visit
2013 Aging Research Day

March 8th, 2013

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Founders Hall at Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston, SC 29407

9th Annual
Maintaining Cognitive Health with Aging, Healthy Aging and Age-Related Disorders

General Information: This conference focuses on Maintaining Cognitive Health with Aging, Healthy Aging and Age-Related Disorders. With plenary speaker, Mary Sano, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Director of Research and Development, Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital.

For more information, or to register visit

Advanced Acute Ischemic Stroke Care in South Carolina

February 21, 2013

8:30 am - 9:30 am

This will be presented live at 830 AM in Suite 802 -  the 8th floor of Harborview Office Tower.

Please contact Ragan DuBose Morris with any inquiries at 843-792-9429.

For more information please read the flyer.

Please join us for the attached AHEC CME presentation on February 21st.

Instructor: Aquilla S. Turk, D.O.

2013 Geriatrics Grand Rounds

February 7, 2013

8 am - 9 am

Palmetto Health Richland Auditorium
Columbia, South Carolina 29203

"Geriatric Assessment and Ultrasound in Older Adults"

Andres Leone, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Palmetto Health/
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Andres Leone, M.D. completed his medical degree at the Central University of Ecuador in 2003. Subsequently, he completed a residency in Family Medicine Program (2006) and a Geriatric Medicine fellowship (2007) at University of South Carolina / Palmetto Health Richland. He is a physician at Senior Primary Care-Parkridge.
Dr. Leone an investigator and awardee of a $250,000 HRSA grant entitled "Geriatric Bedside Ultrasound in the Elderly" and co-author of the article Point of Care Ultrasound by Primary Care physicians and Geriatricians: Old Adults, New Technology, Potential Benefits and Burdens


For more information view the online flyer.

2012 Aging Research Day

March 9, 2012
8:30a - 4:00p

Greenville Hospital System
University Medical Center
701 Grove St
Greenville, SC

8th Annual Aging Research Day
Theme: Aging: From Cell to Society
The South Carolina Aging Research Network, SCARN, is a multi-institutional consortium of geriatric disciplines working together to utilize researchers' expertise and push forward a research agenda benefiting South Carolina seniors. There are two appointed SCARN members from MUSC, University Hospital, University of South Carolina, Clemson, Palmetto Health, and the Greenville Hospital System.

Conference Registration Form
Abstract Registration Form

Respite Care Charleston 8th Annual Golf TournamentMarch 19, 2012Seabrook Island

The 8th Annual Golf Tournament for Respite Care Charleston will be held March 19, 2012 on Seabrook Island. Money raised during the tournament will be used to offset the costs of providing care and support to families affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia.
Tournament sponsorships are available from $100 to $5,000 but any size donation is welcome and appreciated. Golfers may register as a team or as individuals either on-line at

IAGG Presents:  "Intensive Course on Aging"

June 21-22, 2012

Barcelona, Spain

Internationally recognized specialists will share their knowledge on topics on main aspects of social gerontology, biological aging, clinical gerontology. For more information:

2012 International Academy on Nutrition and Aging

July 12-13, 2012

Albuquerque, NM

The next IANA meeting will be held on July 12 & 13, 2012 in Albuquerque (USA) The meeting will focus on Nutrition and Age Related Diseases including Sarcopenia, Cognitive decline, Frailty, Alzheimer, Long-term Care, Biomarkers imaging therapeutics trial nutrition, intervention... Preventive trials and multidomain Intervention approaches with physical exercise, nutrition, cognitive exercise are also solicited. The deadline for abstract submission is January 24, 2012. For more information, please contact:

5th Conference Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease

October 29-31, 2012

Monte Carlo

The aims of this International Conference are to bring together the current leaders involved in clinical trials on Alzheimer’s Disease to discuss new results, drugs in development and future methodological issues.


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