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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
Blvd, Longmont

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
Housing Settings

Arthur
Okner, MA; Margarita Delgado, PhD; Allison Joucovsky, Deb Fahey, and Ellen
Taxman.

Loss,
Grief, and Resilience as We Age

Dr.
Jennifer Aberle, Assistant Professor, CSU.

End of Life: It’s Not Taboo Anymore

Dr.
Dave Hibbard; Kim Mooney, Practically Dying; Veronica Garcia, Longmont Senior

Services.

Providing Support to Older Adults with
Behavioral Health Concerns

Brandy
Queen, Longmont Senior Services and Shalini Jennings, Mental Health
Partners.

For more information and to register, visit www.2015COFT.eventbrite.com or
contact Laura Mathews at 303-441-1583 or lmathews@bouldercounty.org.

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