Last week we asked you what you were most looking forward to at the 2014 Aging in America Conference and the results are in... Of those answering our quick question, most are looking forward to getting fresh ideas at workshops, poster sessions and roundtables. AiA14 will host over 500 sessions that feature new information, research, and best practices from across the field of aging.
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Older women are not just consumers, household-buying decision makers and caregivers. According to the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College, they are also key drivers of the workforce, especially in the Great Recession.
It’s not every day that you can get CEU credits to learn about talking dogs. Loneliness and social isolation in older adults are very serious problems, and in mitigating them, our virtual pet companions are making a very real impact on the well-being of seniors and caregivers alike. We’re excited to be presenting a workshop on this topic at the Aging in America Conference, and we have an outstanding team supporting this presentation and the research behind it: