Event notice: Governor’s Conference on Aging, Kalispell, Sept. 8 – 9, 2017

By Catherine Haug (as notified by JoLynn Yenne), July 26, 2017

The 49th Governor’s Conference on Aging will be held in Kalispell at the Red Lion, Sept 8 – 9, and in Glendive, Sept 12 – 13. Special speakers on Alzheimer’s disease and Age Friendly Communities plus several workshops from which to choose.  $50 registration, includes two lunches, both speakers and several workshops. Read on for more information.

49th annual Governor’s Conference on Aging

Locations and dates:

  • Kalispell, Sept 8 – 9, 2017, Red Lion Hotel
  • Glendive, Sept 12 – 13, Eastern Plains Event Center

Keynote Speakers

  • Marvin Kaiser: Voices of the Coming of Age
  • Jolene Brackey: Enhancing Moments (Kalispell)
  • Glenna Chapman: Navigating the Unchartered Journey (Glendive)

The conferences also include:

  • Susan Gobbs, Esq.- Renter’s Rights;
  • Tonette Hollingsworth, RDH – Making the Connection: Mouth and Body.

Other topics include:

  • The Balancing Act of Medicare & Medicaid in Long Term Care,
  • Debunking the Myth of Adult Protective Services, and
  • Hospice 101.

Panel Topics will vary and include:

  • Age Friendly Communities,
  • Senior Scam Alerts and
  • Financial Tools
  • Wills and POAs, and
  • End of Life Issues.

See Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services website: (dphhs.mt.gov/sltc/aging/GovernorsConferenceonAging) for more information about registration, agendas, and lodging options.

Printable agendas (pdf files):

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