Mark your calendars: May is Older Americans Month. "Choices for Independence" is the theme for 2006. For information, contact the U.S. Administration on Aging. Material and downloads are available at www.aoa.gov/press/oam/May_2006/Materials_Downloads.asp.

May 15. "Translating Research Into Practice," Eighth Annual Updates on Dementia, Stanford University Medical Center, Fairchild Auditorium, Stanford, Calif. Sponsors: Stanford Geriatric Ed"ucation Center, Alzheimer's Association, others. Contact: www.alznorcal.org. -

May 21-23. "Your Voice, New Vision: Ensuring the Future of Quality Patient Care," National Symposium on Health Care Reform, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Contact: (877) 744-3029; e-mail: mayoclinic@triadconferences.com; website: www.healthpolicysymposium.org.

June 6-7. "Caring for the Vulnerable," 1701 Annual Saint Louis University Summer Geriatric Institute, Doisy Learning Resources Center, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center. Contact: (314)'977-8848; e-mail: aging@slu.edu; website: http://aging.slu.edu.

June 7-9. "The Many Faces of Eden," Third Eden Alternative International Conference, Cairns, Australia. Contact: ceo@dutchcare.com. au; website: www.edenalt.com.

June 13-17. "One Purpose, Many Paths-New Paradigms in case Management," case Management Society of America 16th Annual Conference and Expo, Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, Fort Worth/Grapevine, Texas.

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