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2017 Annual Conference on Aging: Save the Date

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Aging Well in Mind, Body, & Spirit


Save the date for the 2017 Annual Conference on Aging at Lynchburg College on Tuesday, June 6 2017.

Online registration opens Friday, March 24 2017 at www.lynchburg.edu/beard. Space is limited so register early to be guaranteed a spot.  Click here  to download the 2017 Annual Conference on Aging Brochure.

 

The registration fee includes all conference activities and the cost of lunch and refreshments. The post-conference session is priced separately and is not included in the conference registration fee.

  • Any organization registering three or more attendees is eligible for an additional discount
  • No shared registrations are permitted
  • CEUs are offered for the conference and post-conference session at a rate of $15 each day

Conference Features

Exhibitors

Stop by the conference exhibits and learn more about services and resources available for caregivers, older adults, and those who work with them.

A limited number of exhibitor spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, complete and return the  exhibitor application by April 22, 2017.

Silent Auction

To raise funds for conference scholarships, a silent auction will be held throughout the day. The auction features items generously provided by Consortium on Aging members and local businesses.

Post-Conference Session: Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia Care Seminar

This one-day Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar developed by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners provides evidence-based techniques, strategies and information on dementia and dementia care. For those interested in becoming a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner, it meets  one of the requirements for certification. For more information on other requirements and on becoming a Certified Dementia Practitioner visit  www.nccdp.org.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

Persons attending the entire June 6 conference and who meet the requirements for CEU’s can earn .5 CEU credits from Lynchburg College. The fee is an additional $15.

Keynote Programs:

  • Let’s #DisruptAgeism Together | 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    • Ayn Welleford, MSG, PHD, AGHEF | Gerontologist, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Gerontology Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Jenny Inker, MS, LAQLFA  | Gerontologist, Instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Blue Zones, Secrets for Living Longer, Better | 3:40 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
    • Nick Buettner, BA |Community and Corporate Program Director, Blue Zones Project

Questions:

Contact:

Phone: 434.544.8456
Fax: 434.544.8580
Email: Scruggs.dr@lynchburg.edu

Post Conference Workshop

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Registration 8 a.m.)
Location TBA

This one-day Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar developed by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners provides evidence-based techniques, strategies and information on dementia and dementia care. For those interested in becoming a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner, it meets ONE of the requirements for certification. For more information on other requirements and on becoming a Certified Dementia Practitioner go to  www.nccdp.org.

For information about the Post Conference Workshop click  here

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