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Another Successful Conference-Building on Wisdom

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                                                   Contact:  Grace Egan

June 14, 2013                                                                                                   Melissa Chalker

                                                                                                                         609-421-0206

 Another Successful Conference-Building on Wisdom

Trenton—NJFA held its 15th Annual Conference on Wednesday, June 12th at the Crowne Plaza Monroe. This year’s conference, titled, Building on Wisdom featured two nationally recognized keynote speakers.

 The morning keynote presentation was given by Dr. Mike Magee, President of Positive Medicine, Inc. Dr. Magee is committed to transforming powerful health visions into action. Dr. Magee is the author of 10 books including, Home Centered Health Care, Positive Leadership and Healthy Waters.

The luncheon keynote address was given by reporter and editor, Patricia Cohen, who has worked for the New York Times, Washington Post, Newsday and Rolling Stone Magazine. Ms. Cohen published, In Our Prime: The Fascinating History and Surprising Future of Middle Age, a New York Times notable book.

The day also included breakout sessions with great topics like, Financial Literacy, Sex and Aging, POSLT and End of Life decisions, as well as an update on the Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver.

Planning for next year’s conference will begin soon. For information about topics and sponsorship opportunities, be sure to visit our website, www.njfoundationforaging.org

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.