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Register Online! NJFA’s 14th Annual Conference

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Register Online! NJFA’s 14th Annual Conference

 NJFA’s 14th Annual Conference, “Addressing the Needs of Diverse Populations” will be held on Thursday June 14th at the Crowne Plaza Monroe.

 And you can register online at https://secure.americanweb.net/njfoundationforaging/

 In addition to our two keynote speakers, Linda Couch of the National Low Income Housing Coalition and Suzanne Braun Levine nationally recognized author, we have a full day of great sessions!

 To read more about our keynote speakers, see our blog post from 3/12/12 http://blog.njfoundationforaging.org/?p=183

 The various breakout sessions are offered in both the morning and the afternoon. Topics range from managing chronic disease, to addressing the needs of LGBT seniors. NJFA has found many qualified panelists to share with you new data, evidence based practices, and practical solutions. Attendees can chose to attend a session on hoarding and learn how to identify it, what the ethical implications are and learn some solutions. Or, they can chose to attend a session where they’ll learn about new and innovative ways for seniors to stay active through the Move Today program.

 Want to know more? See our brochure online at: http://www.njfoundationforaging.org/NJFAConfBro_web.pdf

 Registration will begin at 8 am with a continental breakfast and after two keynotes and morning and afternoon breakout sessions, you’ll be on the road home by 3 pm!

You can register on our website, via email or by fax (609-421-2006)

 Questions? Give us a call at 609-421-0206 or visit www.njfoundationforaging.org

NJFA 14th Annual Conference!

Monday, March 12th, 2012

NJFA 14th Annual Conference!

 NJFA will hold its 14th Annual Conference on Thursday, June 14th at the Crowne Plaza Monroe. This year’s conference, titled, Addressing the Needs of Diverse Populations will feature two nationally recognized keynote speakers.

 The morning keynote presentation will be given by Linda Couch, Senior Vice President for Policy and Research at the National Low Income Housing Coalition. Linda oversees NLIHC’s policy and research teams and focuses her work focuses on public and assisted housing, budget and appropriations, the National Housing Trust Fund, and other issues. Ms. Couch will discuss advocacy opportunities and strategies for affordable housing. Her discussion will encourage action on particular issues while educating attendees about issues within the affordable housing network.

The luncheon keynote address will be given by nationally recognized writer, Suzanne Braun Levine. Ms. Braun Levine was the first editor of Ms. Magazine and is the author of a number of books on women, family issues and media. Her new book HOW WE LOVE NOW: Sex and the New Intimacy in Second Adulthood is the “third chapter” in her ongoing conversation with women in second adulthood, the stage she celebrated in two popular books: 50 Is the New Fifty: 10 Life Lessons for Women in Second Adulthood and Inventing the Rest of Our Lives: Women in Second Adulthood. NJFA is pleased to have Ms. Braun Levine speak to the audience at our 14th Annual Conference.

We hope to see you all there! For more information about the conference visit:

 www.njfoundationforaging.org or call us at 609-421-0206.

NJFA’s 12th Annual Conference! June 10, 2010!

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

The New Jersey Foundation for Aging (NJFA) will host its 12th Annual Conference on Thursday June 10, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza in Jamesburg.

This informative conference will feature two nationally recognized keynote speakers, Donna Butts of Generations United will present best practice models of program consolidation, serving diverse client populations in shared sites. This is seen as an effective cost-saving measure when municipal and local government are facing funding cuts. Bob Blancato, former Director of the White House Conference on Aging will present information regarding the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act in the afternoon. He will provide advocates with the needed skills to be effectively engaged in the legislative process. NJFA is pleased that Ms. Butts and Mr. Blancato will be able to share valuable information with the attendees of the conference.

The day will also feature morning and afternoon concurrent sessions, topics include Music and Your Brain, the Ethical and Legal Responsibility of Reporting Elder Abuse and Managing Chronic Disease. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all attendees. The cost of attending NJFA’s 12th Annual Conference is $70; a reduced price of $60 is available for NJ Government representatives and for groups of 3 or more from the same agency. CEU’s for Social Work, LNHA/CALA and recreation/activities professionals are available for a $20 fee.

Visit www.njfoundationforaging.org/events.html for the online brochure and registration form or call NJFA at 609-421-0206. Registration forms can be mailed to 176 West State St, Trenton, NJ 08608 or faxed to 609-421-2006. Registration fees are payable by check or credit card, Visa or MasterCard only.

 For more information visit, www.njfoundationforaging.org or call 609-421-0206. The Crowne Plaza is located just off the NJ Turnpike at Exit 8A.