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July 13-15. "Quality Improvement: A Leadership and Performance Imperative," Health Forum and the American Hospital Association Leadership Forum for hospital and Healthcare executives, Hilton San Francisco, San Francisco. Contact: (805) 677-4296; website: www.health forum, com/healthforum/html/conferences/summit/.

July 15-20. 10th International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Centro de Convenciones, Madrid, Spain. Sponsor: Alzheimer's Association. Contact: (312) 335-5790; e-mail: icad@alz.org; website: www. alz.org/icad.

July 19. "Bed and Side Rail Safety," teleconference for long-term care staff. Time: 1:30 p.m. Eastern time and again at 4 p.m. Fee: $99 per location. Contact: (610) 388-5594; e-mail: mscharf @kcorp.kendal.org; website: www.kendalout reach.org. Repeated at same times: August 30.

July 20. Creative Aging Through Expressive Arts Conference, Veteran's Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City, Calif. Sponsors: Center for Aging and Spirituality, others. Contact: (650) 780-7264; website: www.agin gandspirituality.org.

July 27-28. "Primal Leadership-Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence," AAHSA 2006 Leadership Summit, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Baltimore. Audience: chief executives, trustees and the senior management team. Contact: (202) 783-2242; e-mail: info@aahsa. org; website:www.aahsa.org.

Aug. 6-10. "Shaping Communities for a Maturing America," National Association of Area Agencies on Aging 31st Annual Conference and Trade Show, Fairmont Hotel, Chicago. Contact: (202) 872-0888; website: www.rufa.org.

Aug. 10-13. 114th American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Ernest N. Mortal Convention Center, New Orleans. …