December 6-7. Assessment of the Elderly Person will be held in Baltimore, Maryland. For information write: Frances P. Koonz, Director, Continuing Education, University of Maryland, School of Nursing, 665 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202.
December 6. Minority Aging will be held at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. The fee is $25 and 0.6 CEU pending. For information contact: Continuing Education Program, School of Nursing, UNC at Chapel Hill, Carrington Hall 214H, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514.
December 8. Convincing the System to Leave You Alone will be held at the Plaza Hotel in New York, New York. The conference is sponsored by Concern For Dying, a nonprofit education council. For more information contact: B J Nerone, Concern for Dying, 250 West 57th St, New York, New York 10019.
December 10-12. The Seventh National Conference on Transportation for Elderly and Handicapped will be held at the Marriott Inn in Orlando, Florida. For information write: Dr. William G Bell, Center on Gerontology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306,
December 14. Newer Thoughts about Older People- Part III will be held in New York. The fee is $30 and is approved for 5 contact hours. For more information write: Rosemary Murray, Director, School of Continuing Education in Nursing, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave Levy Place, New York, New York 10029.
December 17-18. A series of workshops in reality orientation and a special workshop in training the trainer have been scheduled at the ICD Rehabilitation and Research Center, New York, New York. The workshops are addressed to professionals, community agency and institution personnel, and family members of the elderly. James C. Fol som, MD, ICD director, developed the reality orientation technique for use with older patients with a moderate to severe degree of confusion, disorientation, and memory loss. One two-day workshop on Application of Reality Orientation in the Community and Outpatient Setting is scheduled for the above date. For further information contact: Supervisor, Education and Training, ICD Rehabilitation and Research Center, 340 E 24th St, New York, New York 10010; or telephone: (212) 679-0100.
January 7-11. The Center for Studies in Aging, North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, announces its annual Winter Institute on Aging. The topic will be Energy Conservation in Facilities Serving the Aged. This is an intensive education program designed for program and agency directors in the aging network and administrators of long-term care facilities. The course may be taken for graduate credit or continuing education units. For further information contact: Eleanor Adams, Coordinator, Winter Institute, Center for Studies in Aging, NT Box 13438, North Texas State University, Denton, Texas 76203; or telephone: (817)7882763.
February 28-March 2. The 6th Annual Meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education will be held in the Denver Hilton Hotel, Denver, Colorado. The focus will be Issues of the 1980's: Toward the White House Conference. For information write: Carolyn Graves, AGHIE, 1835 ? St, NW, Washington, DC 20036; or telephone: (202)466-6755.
March 8-12. The 26th Annual Meeting of the Western Gerontological Society will be held at the Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, California. For information write: WGS, 785 Market St, Suite 114, San Francisco, California 94103; or telephone: (415)543-2617.
April 11. The Mount Sinai Hospital, School of Continuing Education in Nursing is sponsoring a spring program on Newer Thoughts about Older People in the Stern Auditorium. For application and information, contact: Rosemary Murray, MA, RN, Director, The Mount Sinai Hospital, School of Continuing Education in Nursing, One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, New York, 10029; or telephone: (212)6505704/5.
April 16-18. The American Geriatrics Society's 37th Annual Meeting will be held at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.
April 19-23. The NCOA's 30th Annual Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, DC. The 1981 annual conference is scheduled for March 29-April I at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Radison Plaza, Nashville, Tennessee.
Fall/ Winter 1979-1980. Numerous courses related to aging are being sponsored by the Center on Aging, Division of Human and Community Resources, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742.
Fall/Winter 1979-1980. A graduate program in gerontological nursing is being sponsored by the University of Maryland. For information write: University of Maryland, School of Nursing, 655 W Lombard St, Bai umore, Maryland 20201.
Topics in Geriatrics will be presented on the following dates: December 12, January 23, February 20, March 19, April 16, and May 14 from 9 AM to 12 PM. For information write: Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, 2434 W Belvedere Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215.
Patient Classification: A Basis for Staffing will be presented on the following dates: December 10-11, Norfolk, Virginia; December 13-14, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; January 21-22, Louisville, Kentucky; January 24-25, Salt Lake City, Utah; March 24-25, Providence, Rhode Island; March 27-28, Albuquerque, New Mexico; May 5-6, Atlanta, Georgia; and May 8-9, Omaha, Nebraska. They are sponsored by the National League for Nursing, Division of Hospital and Long-Term Care Nursing Service.
A lecture series is being sponsored by Andrus Gerontology Center on the following dates: January 9, February 6, March 5, April 9, and May 7. For information write: Andrus Gerontology Center, USC, Los Angeles, California 90007, or telephone: (213)741-7541.
"How To" workshops are being sponsored by the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. How to Develop Program and Curricula for Professionals in Geriatric Care will be held January 21-22 and is designed primarily for inservice training and curriculum developers in academic settings, agencies, and service facilities. How to Treat Depression, Organic Mental Syndrome, Paranoid Disorders and Hypochondriasis will be held April 14-15 and focuses on clinical demonstrations of multiple treatment modalities for the professional practitioner. Applications are in process for appropriate Continuing Education Credits. All workshops will be held at Duke University Medical Center and registration is limited. For detailed brochure and registration form, please contact: Lisa Gwyther, ACSW, Outreach Training Coordinator, Older Americans Resources and Services/ Geriatric Evaluation and Treatment Clinic, Box 2914, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710.
Duke University Council on Aging and Human Development will sponsor several speakers in their Council Seminars: Carol B. Stack, PhD, will present All Our Families on December 4; and Harvey J. Cohen, MD, will speak on Opportunities for Geriatric Training in Internal Medicine on January 8. These seminars are open to the public. For information write: Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Box 2002, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710; or telephone: (919)684-2248.