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Chinese Congress on Gerontology and Health Industry (CCGI 2018) 

" Promoting Elderly Health and Developing Combined Medical and Care Services for the Elderly " 

Jinan, Shandong Province, China, August 31 to September 2, 2018


We are offering a unique opportunity for about five members to represent GSA at the Chinese Congress on Gerontology and Health Industry, which is to be held by the China Health Promotion Foundation and other institutions in Jinan, Shandong Province, China, from August 31 to September 2, 2018. The conference expects about 3,000 attendees.

Three-nights’ accommodation, Chinese airport transportation, and meeting registration costs will be covered. Members must pay for their own airfare. The selected individuals will be responsible for attending the Congress as a GSA ambassador and making a 20-minute presentation. Selected abstracts will be published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society (supplement). Suggested topics are listed below.

(1)      Elderly clinical research;

(2)      Clinical study of aging-related diseases;

(3)   Elderly nutrition;

(4)   Cognitive and mental disorders in elderly;

(5)   Health education and primary prevention in elderly;

(6)   Development of elderly care facilities;

(7)   Gerontology research methods;

(8)   Higher education in gerontology and geriatrics;

(9)   Geriatrics hospital infrastructure;

(10) Medicare and health insurance;

(11) Elderly patients care models, home care and long-term care models;

(12) Health information technology;

(13) Economics of aging and health industry.

(14) Long-term care services for the aged;

(15) Healthcare management for the elderly;

(16) Community geriatric service

(17) Heart Failure in the Elderly;

(18) Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Elderly.


Interested members should submit a 250-word abstract (or address any questions) to 13381089113@126.com and cc GSA Staff Jilan Chen at jchen@geron.org by May 25, 2018. Please reference “September China” in the subject line. Selected abstracts will be chosen by June 15, 2018. GSA has prepared a frequently asked questions list with additional details about the abstract submission process.

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