Oct. 8. "Celebrating the Power of Diversity," 10th Anniversary Gala of the Center for Ethnic and Minority Aging, at the studios of WHYY public broadcasting, Philadelphia. Contact: (215) 477-5719 for ticket information.
Oct. 15. Third Gay and Gray in the West Regional Conference, Denver, Colo. Contact: info@ gayandgrayinthewest.org; website: www.gayandgrayinthewest.org.
Oct. 20. "International Forum on Long-Term Care: Delivering Quality Care With a Global Workforce," Grand Hyatt Washington (D.C.). Sponsor: AARP Global Aging Program. Free admission, but registration required. Contact: Jessica Frank, AARP International Affairs Specialist, (202) 434-2409; e-mail: email@example.com; website: www.aarp.org/ltcforum.
Oct. 20-21. "Changing Spaces: New Models of Long-Term Caring," Scripps Sixth Long-Term Care Conference and SAGE Federation's Third National Conference, Embassy Suites, Dublin, Ohio. Sponsors: Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center and the Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments. Contact: (513) 529-2914; e-mail: scripps@muo hio.edu; website: www.scripps.muohio.edu/ scripps/events/6thlong-termcareconference.html.
Oct. 24-25. "Innovations in Community Prevention," Third National Prevention Summit, Hyatt Regency Washington (D.C.) on Capitol Hill. Focus: chronic disease prevention and health promotion. Registration: free, but space is limited. No on-site registration. For information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; to register, fax registration form to (303) 996-6170; website: www. healthierus.gov/steps/summit.html
Oct. 28-30. "Innovations in Long Term Care," California Association of Long Term Care Medicine Fifth Annual Fall Napa Seminar, Embassy Suites Hotel, Napa, Calif. …