Magazine article Aging Today

Happenings

Magazine article Aging Today

Happenings

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MarkYour Calendar: May is Older Americans Month. The 2007 theme is "Older Americans: Making Choices for a Healthier Future." For information, visit the U.S. Administration on Aging website: www.aoa.gav/pressloam/oamasp.

For a continually updated calendar of events, visit the American Society on Aging website at www.asaging.org/calendar/home.cfm. Another excellent events calendar is maintained by the National Alliance for Caregiving, www.caregiv ing.org. Following are selected dates:

May 21. "Translating Research Into Practice," Ninth Annual Updates on Dementia, Stanford University Francis C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford, Calif. For information: www.alznorc al.org/pdfs/services/2007UpdatesBrochure.pdf.

June 16-19. Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT), a group of five separate conferences. Professionals in rehabilitation, social and health services providers, government policy makers, researchers, family caregivers, students, seniors and people with disabilities from around the world will gather in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Toll free in Canada and the U.S.: (800) 263-3463, ext. 7720; e-mail: info@ficc dat.ca; website: www.ficcdat.ca/TheFes tival/default.aspx?lang=en-US.

June 19. Third Annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit and $10,000 Business Plan Competition, at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif. For those interested in the aging boomer market. Sponsors: Leavey School of Business, Mary Furlong and Associates. …

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