Last week over 70% of people responding to our weekly question said they were planning to attend the 2013 Aging in America Conference in Chicago, March 12–16! We also asked what you were most looking forward to at AiA and here are some of the responses we received:
Our host city, Chicago, is home to nearly 400,000 city residents who are 60 years old or better, and Chicago’s programs and services have produced many models and best practices for serving older adults . We are pleased to highlight some of the Chicagoland programs through various workshops . You will also have the opportunity to experience Chicago through many of our networking
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PLEASE NOTE: CEUs are not available for this session
The World Health Organization’s World Sight Day happens Thursday, Oct. 11, so we thought we’d check in with Dr. Christopher Starr, director of the ophthalmology residency program and the refractive surgery service at Weill Cornell Medical College, in New York City, to see what’s up with preventive eye health.
Every day brings new reports of elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation from across America. Isolated older adults are being denied the care they need. They are being neglected and are suffering physical, sexual, and financial abuse—often by the individuals upon whom they rely for care and basic necessities.