March 28-31. 27th Annual Southern Conference on Gerontology, Back to Basics: Food and Shelter for the Elderly, Gainesville Hilton, Gainesville, Florida. Cosponsored by University of Florida Division of Continuing Education and Center for Gerontological Studies and Programs. Write: Division of Continuing Education, Gerontology Conference Office, 2012 W. University Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32603; telephone 904-392-1701.
April 16-19. 28th Annual Conference, National Council on the Aging. Sheraton St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri. Preparing for the 80's - the New Challenge. For information write NCOA 1828 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036; telephone: 202-223-6250.
June 1-2, 1978. Seventh Annual Conference on Aging - Part II: Aging Policies, Programs, and Services. To be held at the center for the Study of Aging, University of Alabama School of Social Work. For information write Training Coordinator, Center for the Study of Aging, PO Box 1935, University, Alabama 35486.
October 6-8. Sixth Annual Workshop Conference Fitness After Fifty sponsored by Center for the Study of Aging, 706 Madison Avenue, Albany, New York 12208. Conference will be held at The Institute on Man and Science, Inc., Rensselaerville, New York. Write: Center for the Study of Aging, 706 Madison Avenue, Albany, New York 12208.
March 31. Aging: Meaning and Process, fee $40.00, 0.7 CEU. For information write to Continuing Education, Boston University School of Nursing, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215.
April 3-4. Division of Hospital and Long-Term Care Facility Nursing Services Workshop, Patient Classification, Cheyenne, Wyoming. April 6-7. Division of Hospital and Long-Term Care Facility Nursing Services Workshop, Patient Classification, Portland, Oregon. Write: National League for Nursing, New York, New York.
March 21, 1978. Humanism, Pragmatism and Wellness - The Important Triad for Effective Aging. For the practicing R.N. in the nursing service to older persons. Sponsored by the University of Delaware, College of Nursing in Room 125, Clayton Hall, University of Delaware, Newark. For registration information Elizabeth Cloud; telephone: 302-738-1267. Cost of the course is $30.00.
April 16-19. 1978 Convocation Program, Washington, D.C., American College of Nursing Home Administrators, 4650 East- West Highway, Washington, D.C. 20014.
April 6. Sounds of Nursing. Sponsored by KNA Gerontological Division of Practice. Contact: Carol Garber, R.N., 215 Eline Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40207. Fee: $15.00 KNA members; $42.50 Non-members ($27.50 toward KNA membership).
April 6, 1978. Modern Concepts of Geriatric Medicine: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis, Syracuse, New York. A one-day seminar presented by the Frederic D. Zeman Center for Instruction of the Jewish Home and Hospital for Aged to be held at The Loretto Geriatric Center, 700 E. Brighton Avenue, Syracuse, New York. Fee is $45 including lunch. Please contact Manuel Rodstein, MD, Chief Medical Services, Jewish Home and Hospital for Aged, 120 W. 106th Street, New York, New York 10025.
March 30-31. Communication and the Aged, $25; 0.8 CEU. John A. Grellner, St. Louis University Medical Center Continuing Education, 3544 Caroline Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63104.
June 3. Physical Fitness and Aging: Model Selected Exercises, New York City. Sponsored by the Frederic D. Zeman Center for Instruction of the Jewish Home and Hospital for Aged in cooperation with AGS, at Fordham University at Lincoln Center, W. 60th Street and Columbus Avenues, New York City. Fee is $25. For information contact or write M. Rodstein, MD, Jewish Home and Hospital for Aged, 120 W. 106th Street, New York, New York 10025.
May 1-4. AARP 1978 Biennial Convention in Chicago, 1909 ? Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20049.
April 13-14, 1978. 35th Annual Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.
March 22, 23, 1978. South Central Regional Medical Education Center, Veterans Administration Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri announces Biomedical Aspects of Senile Dementia and Related Disorders. Co-Sponsored by Veterans Administration Central Office, Washington, D.C.
April 10-13, 1978. The Biological Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society as an invited guest society of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) invites you to attend Special Symposia on Aging at the FASEB Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
May 22-23, 1978. National Conference on Ethnicity and Aging The Present State of Scientific Knowledge and Professional Experience, and Implications for Services to the Aged. Adult Education Center, College Park, Maryland. Write: Donald Gelfand or Alfred Kutzik, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Suite 13015, 655 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201; telephone: 315-526-3460.
March-April. 4th Annual Gerontology Institute at Sangamon State University, Gari Lesnoff-Caravaglia, PhD, Gerontology Program, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois 62708. March 17-18, Medical Care of the Elderly; March 31 -April 1, PsychoSocial Problems in Later Life; April 1415, Health Strategies for Prevention and Intervention: Life-Span Perspectives.
March 30-31. Conference on Communication and the Aged, St. Louis University School Nursing and Allied Health Professions at Busch Memorial Center, St. Louis. John A. Grellner, St. Louis University Medical Center, Continuing Education, 3544 Caroline Street, St. Louis, Missiouri 63104.
April 9-12. 24th Annual Meeting Western Gerontological Society at Tucson, WGS, 785 Market Street, San Francisco 94103.
April 9-14. Annual Meeting, Federation of A merica ? Societies for Experimental Biology. Biological Sciences Section of Gerontological Society has accepted FASEB's invitation to participate as a Guest Society, at Atlantic City, NewJersey. Contact FASE ? Office of Seientifie Meetings, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland 20014.
April 11-14. National Conference on Age and Employment, Northeastern Illinois University Foundation. To be held at O'Hare Ramada Inn, Chicago, NIUF, 5500 N. St. Louis Avenue, Chicago 60625.
April 13-14. 35th Annual Meeting, American Geriatrics Society. Hyatt Regency Hotel, Atlanta. AGS, 10 Columbus Circle, New York 10019.
May 2-4. Seminar on Aging, Key Issues and Concerns in Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University at Donaldson Brown Center for Continuing Education VPI & SU, Blacksburg. Ethel L. Grubbs, Extension Specialist. Family Resources, VPI & SU, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061.
May 18-20. National Conference on The Family and Older Persons: Policy, Research, Practice, sponsored by Center for Study of Aging and Human Development, Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC 28804, For information contact Dorothy Heyman, The Center, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3003, Durham. North Carolina 22710.
August 10-13. 11th International Congress of Gerontology Satellite Conference. To be held in Sydney, Australia. For information write Gerontological Society, #1 Dupont Circle, Washington 20036.
August 20-25. 11th International Congress of Gerontology, in Tokyo. Write: Gerontological Society, #1 Dupont Circle, Washington 20036.
August 30-September 1. 11th International Congress of Gerontology Satellite Symposium, Perspective in the Modification of the Rate of Aging, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. Contact Dr. Osamu Nikaido, Radiation Biology Center, KU, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606.
September 17-23. VIII World Congress of Cardiology, Tokyo, For information write J. Keith Thwaies, Medical Programs, AHA, 7320 Greenville Avenue, Dallas 75231.
November 16-21. 31st Annual Scientific Meeting Gerontological Society at Fairmont Hotel, New Orleans. Write: Gerontological Society, #1 Dupont Circle, Washington 20036.
March 29-31. Washington, D.C. Older Americans asa Resourceis sponsored by the Older Americans Program of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges. The purpose of the conference is to help achieve the program's goal of expanding work opportunities for middle aged and older Americans. Contact Ms. Jeanne Aronson at AACJC, #1 Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036.
April 27-28, 1978. New Options for Adult Counselors, Adults in Work Settings. A Conference for Helpers of Adults. Send conference registration to Dr. Edward F. Ansello, Center on Aging, Francis Scott Key Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, Attention: New Options Conference. Send lodging reservation to University of Maryland, University College, Center of Adult Education, Center Director's Office, Room 113, University Boulevard at Adelphi Road, College Park, Maryland 20742, Attention: New Options Conference.
March 1978. University of Rochester School of Nursing "Brown Bag Seminars" 12-1:00 PM in Helen Wood Lounge are as follows: March 15, Effect of Individualized Team Care Approach on The Progress of Chronic Patients in HRF. T. Franklin Williams, MD, Professor Medicine, Medical Director Monroe Community Hospital; Nancy Watson, RN, MS, Senior Associate in Nursing; March 22, Pneumonia in The Elderly, David W. Bentley, MD, Assistant Professor, Director, Infectious Disease Unit, Monroe Community Hospital; March 12, Psychological Stress Evaluation Through Voice Analysis of Gerontology Patients, Powhatan Wooldridge, PhD, Professor Nursing Sociology; Mary Alverman, RN, BS, Supervisor Nursing Home Care Unit, VA Center, Bath.