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Mark your calendars: November is National Family Caregivers Month. For information, contact the National Family Caregivers Association, (800) 896-3650; e-mail: info@nfcacares.org, website: www.nfcacares.org; and the National Alliance for Caregiving, www.caregmng.org.

For a continually updated calendar of events, visit the American Society on Aging website at www.asaging.org/calendar/home.cfm. Following are selected dates:

Dec. 10-13. 18th National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Orlando (Florida) World Center Marriott Resort and Convention Center. Contact: Institute for Healthcare Improvement: (617) 301-4800; website: www.ihi. org/IHI/Programs/ConferencesAndTraining/18th NationalForumonQualityImprovement.htm.

Dec. 11-13. Consumer Health World, encompassing six conferences in one at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.: Consumer Directed Health Care Conference; National Health, Wellness, Prevention and Fitness Congress; Consumer and Patient Enabling Technologies Conference; Consumer Direct Access to Healthcare and Retailization Congress; Marketing to the New Health Care Consumer Conference; Boomers Business Conference. Contact: www.consumerhealthworld.com.

Jan. 4-7. "Oceans of Opportunity: Make a Splash," National Association of Senior Move Managers 2007 Annual Conference, Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, Safety Harbor, Fla. Contact: (877) 606-2766, e-mail: nasmm@lsni.org; website: www.nasmm.com.

Jan. 12-14. "Being Ageless," weekend conference of the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Keynote faculty: Andrew Weil, Maya Angelou and others. Contact: General Information: (800) 944-1001; e-mail: registration@eomega. org; website: www.eomega.org.

Jan. 21-25. "Transportation Institutions, Finance, and Workforce: Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century," 86th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Marriott Wardman Park, Omni Shoreham, and Hilton Washington Hotels, Washington, D. …