Geriatric Medicine Videos
The Dementia Care Collaborative presented "In the Midst of the Struggle: Practical Tools for the Caregiver."
“Changing the Channel with Tai Chi: A Caregiver's Perspective” with Ellen DeGenova, certified instructor, Tree of Life’s Eight Active Ingredients of Tai Chi Training Program.
The Dementia Care Collaborative presented "Creating Connection Through Music & Movement" with Norie Mozzone, certified Ageless Grace Educator, program coordinator, Dementia Care Collaborative.
Senior Health hosted "COVID-19: New guidelines and latest vaccine information" with Rebecca Saff, MD, PhD, Allergy Immunology Fellowship Program director.
The Dementia Care Collaborative presented "Dementia and Caregiving in the COVID Era" with Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc.
Senior Health hosted "COVID-19: The latest information on vaccines and availability to MGH patients" with Rebecca Saff, MD, PhD. Her slides are included below, under “Supporting Documents.”
The Dementia Care Collaborative presented "Transformative Rest" with Kristy Harvey, movement educator, Wise Owl Wellness.
Mass General's Dementia Care Collaborative hosted “Tales from the Field: An Art Therapist’s Perspective on Dementia” with Erica Curcio, registered art therapist, licensed mental health counselor.
Senior Health hosted "COVID-19: Infection Updates and the Importance of Community Connections." PDF of suggested activities to relieve social isolation is included below, under "Supporting Documents."
Mass General's Dementia Care Collaborative hosted "Life During and After Caregiving: Three Caregivers Tell Their Stories."
Senior Health hosted the virtual forum "COVID-19: Infection Updates and How to Support Resiliency in Children and Grandchildren."
The Dementia Care Collaborative presented "Caregiver Rescue: Skills to Create Moments of Relief and Rest," featuring Miguel Rivera, MD.
Senior Health, and co-host Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston, held a virtual town hall titled "COVID-19: Infection Updates and Strategies for Coping this Fall."
The Dementia Care Collaborative presented "Learning to Live with Ambiguous Loss," a virtual program featuring Sarah Byrne-Martelli, DMin, BCC, inpatient palliative care chaplain at Mass General.
The Dementia Care Collaborative presented this virtual program featuring Miguel Rivera, MD.
Senior Health, and co-host Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston, held a virtual town hall titled "COVID 101: Current strategies to stay healthy and safe."
Strategies to respond to COVID: Reducing Racial Inequities and Creative Coping through reading and writing (no video - resources in link above)
Mass General's Dementia Care Collaborative hosted this virtual event featuring a presentation on habilitation therapy by Paul Raia, PhD.
Senior Health hosted the COVID-19 Town Hall "Living in the Time of COVID: Creative Coping Today and How We Are Preparing for the Future."
The Mass General Dementia Care Collaborative presented this forum featuring Helene Berger, author of "Choosing Joy: Alzheimer's: A Book of Hope." (Copyright @ 2020. Helene Berger.)
Senior Health hosted “Latest Updates on COVID 19: Testing, Vaccines and Mass General as an Age Friendly Health System."
“Being with Others Is Good Medicine: How Virtual Memory Cafés Can Help” with Beth Soltzberg, LICSW, MBA, Director of Alzheimer’s/Related Disorders Family Support, Jewish Family & Children's Service
Senior Health hosted "How to keep yourself safe: Today’s COVID risk for older adults" with special guest, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Dementia Care Collaborative presents "Flattening the Curve of Distress: Finding Moments of Relaxation and Calm During Challenging Times."
- "Staying Healthy at Home during COVID: Brain health, Eating well, and Exercise" with special guest Yo-Yo Ma
- The Dementia Care Collaborative hosted this April 30, 2020 virtual event
- Senior Health hosted "MGH Infectious Disease Experts Answer Your COVID Questions and Senior Health Nurse Practitioners Discuss Virtual Visits with your Health Care Providers"
- This April 21, 2020 recording features Steven Cohen discussing "Estate Planning: Peace of Mind for You and Your Family"
- This April 9, 2020 recording features speakers from the Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine discussing the effects of COVID-19
Virtual Town Hall: February 2, 2021
Rebecca Saff, MD, PhD, Allergy Immunology Fellowship program director at Mass General, presented “COVID-19 Vaccine: The key to ending the pandemic."
Virtual Town Hall: December 17, 2020
Virtual Town Hall: September 17, 2020
View some resources from the virtual town hall titled "COVID-19: Infection Updates and Strategies for Coping this Fall."
Virtual Town Hall: June 11, 2020
During the event, Boston Senior Home Care CEO Meg Hogan discussed "Navigating the New Normal: Keeping older adults healthy and safe during COVID-19 and Massachusetts re-opening." Her slides include a number of tips and resources that you may find helpful.
Geriatric Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital provides office-based primary care and consultation services for older adults at risk or with complex chronic and age-related conditions.