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Regional Conference on Aging

Sept. 26, 2011
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      Registration is under way for the “2011 Baltimore-Washington Conference on Aging: Trends and Opportunities for the Next Generation” offered in partnership with Anne Arundel Community College and Partners in Care Maryland.

      Set for 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, the regional conference will address complex issues involving transportation and mobility, health and vitality, civic engagement, livable communities and more. Conference sessions are designed for professionals serving older adults, entrepreneurs, small business owners and others interested in the latest thinking about the tremendous growth in the aging population and top issues and trends today and projected for the future.

      Co-sponsoring the conference are AARP and Hospice of the Chesapeake. Conference topics include:

  • Key choices and strategies for adults who wish to remain at home as they age;
  • Existing and emerging community models for those who can no longer live independently ;
  • Technology advances in critical services to older adults;
  • Improvements in transportation and mobility;
  • Latest trends in health and vitality; and
  • Impact of our aging population on culture, finance and the workforce.

      Breakfast and check-in is at 8 a.m. at the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 on the AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The cost is $79 for Anne Arundel County residents. Continuing education units will be awarded. Registration options outlined at www.aacc.edu/aging/conferences include online, in person and by phone. Reference “CEN 574 – Aging: Trends and Opportunities” when registering. For information, call 410-777-2941 or visit www.aacc.edu/aging/conferences.