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April 01, 2019

Preview of the 2019 Aging in America Conference

The 2019 Aging in America Conference will be held April 15-18 in New Orleans. Aging in America is the largest interdisciplinary conference on aging in the United States, bringing together fields ranging from Social Work, to health care, to nutrition and  law.  Participants range from front line service providers, government officials and staff, to senior researchers in academia. Organizers expect over 3,000 attendees, with an agenda of over 550 sessions and programs to choose from this year. 
For the second year, there is a dedicated law and aging track, with 21 programs included this year.

Commission on Law and Aging staff will be speaking on four of those programs:

Monday April 15
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Guardianship and Exploitation: What You Need to Know
Tuesday April 16, 2019
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Law and Policy: 2019 Update for Professionals in Aging
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM Practical and Ethical Issues in Assessing Capacity and Incompetency
Thursday April 18
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Person-Driven Solutions for Working With Individuals With Dementia in the Community.

If you see me in New Orleans, say hi!

David Godfrey, Senior Attorney, ABA Commission on Law and Aging

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