Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging's Conference


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Press release submitted by Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging



Rock Island ~ Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging would like to announce our 2013 Annual Conference on September 12, 2013 being held at the i-wireless Center. Detail are listed below:

Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging's 2013 Annual Conference
September 12, 2013
8:00 am to 4:00 pm • i-wireless Center Moline, Illinois
Cost: $50.00 includes continental breakfast & lunch


A conference for professionals in the aging network and others who want to increase their knowledge of senior programs and aging issues. CEUs/CEHs are available for senior service providers, nurses, social workers, nursing home administrators, and other professionals in Iowa and Illinois. Vendor booths will be providing local information. Please call Eastern Iowa Community College at 563-288-6100 or 888-336-3907 to register.

Contributor Sponsors: Addus Healthcare, Friendship Manor, Help At Home, Guardian Family Care, Senior Star at Elmore Place

Patron Sponsors: GolderCare Solutions Unlimited, IlliniCare Health Plan, Illinois Iowa Center for Independent Living, Veterans Funeral Care, Lundgren Family Chiropractic, Radish Magazine

The Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is a non-profit corporation created for the purpose of improving the quality of life for older Americans. The specific objectives of the agency are threefold: to enable older adults to live in their own homes as long as possible with appropriate supportive services; to remove individual and social barriers to economic and personal independence for older persons including the provision of opportunities for employment and volunteer activities; and to act as an advocate to older persons in developing community resources for the aging throughout the ten county area while providing a comprehensive service network. Counties included in the agency's service delivery area are Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island and Warren. E.O.E.



















 




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