About the Aging Conference...
The MISSION of the ART & SCIENCE OF AGING CONFERENCE is to:
- Broaden the dialogue within our West Michigan region on the positive potentials of later life and holistic approaches to healthy aging
- Serve as an interdisciplinary and inter-professional forum of research on aging topics and best practices in working with and for the older adult
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
Each year the Art & Science of Aging conference:
- Focuses on a timely THEME
- Features a national expert on this theme as the KEYNOTE SPEAKER
- Offers a series of 1-hour SESSIONS by other presenters (faculty and professionals) on aging-related research and best practices topics consistent with the theme
- Hosts a PLENARY session to bring all participants back together in celebrating some positive role models of our selected theme
- Offers students a venue to display their research on aging in POSTER PRESENTATIONS
- Offers local VENDORS a setting where they can present aging theme-relevant services or products
- Registered participants enjoy a BUFFET LUNCHEON.
- LOW Registration fees, in order to encourage wide participation
- ON-LINE registration
Who is our audience?
The conference seeks to enrich the aging-related knowledge base of:
- Faculty and students
- Community professionals who deal with older adults in health, social service, housing and aging-network settings.
- Older adults themselves, who are looking to learn more and share more of the aging experience
- The general public
What about 2016?
- When: February 19, 2016, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
- What: The 2016 theme is RESILIENCE: THE BRIGHT SIDE OF AGING
- Cost: $25.00 for the general public, $20.00 for students and seniors
- Continuing Education Credits: ALL attendees seeking Continuing Education Credits should note that they will require an additional $15.00 fee that can be paid in conjunction with the registration fee.
* CEU's (pending approval): Social Work, Nursing, Therapeutic Recreation, Occupational Therapy, Certified Assisted Living Directors, Nursing Home Administrators.
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