October 19, 2015
Area Agency on Aging Hosts Conference about Aging in Place on Oct. 30
Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, Oct. 30,
Boulder County’s Area Agency on Aging will host the Create Our Future Together Conference based on the theme of “Aging
in Community.” The conference is designed for community leaders, decision
makers, business professionals, academics, advocates, and anyone from the
public interested in and engaged with healthy aging and aging issues.
What: Create Our Future Together Conference
When: Friday, Oct. 30 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Plaza Conference Center, 1900 Ken Pratt
Cost: Under 60 - $50 or
Over 60 (and college students) - $20
Register: Deadline to register is Oct. 27 at www.2015COFT.eventbrite.com
By 2040, more than a
quarter of Boulder County’s population will be over the age of 60. There is a
growing local network of professionals and advocates in business and government
that serve the aging population in the county.
Sessions at the
conference will include:
Aging in Place in Many Places:
New Directions in Navigating Home
Dr. Joyce Weil, Assistant Professor of Gerontology, UNC.
Medical Marijuana and Older Adults: What You
Need to Know
Dr. Ken Gershman, CDPHE; Shawn Hauser, Law
Office of Vicente Sederberg; and Dr. Remy Kachadourian, CMT Laboratory.
How Older Adults are Building Community in Different
Okner, MA; Margarita Delgado, PhD; Allison Joucovsky, Deb Fahey, and Ellen
Grief, and Resilience as We Age
Jennifer Aberle, Assistant Professor, CSU.
End of Life: It’s Not Taboo Anymore
Dave Hibbard; Kim Mooney, Practically Dying; Veronica Garcia, Longmont Senior
Providing Support to Older Adults with
Behavioral Health Concerns
Queen, Longmont Senior Services and Shalini Jennings, Mental Health