September 22-24, 1994
The National Gerontological Nursing Association's 1994 Annual National Convention "Visions of Change" will be held in New Orleans. Convention features include panel discussions, pre- and postconvention workshops, poster presentations, and case studies of innovative projects and programs in geriatric nursing. For more information, contact Mosby Division of Continuing Education and Training, 11830 Westline Industrial Drive, PO Box 46908, St. Louis, MO 63146-9806; 800-826-1877.
October 1-2, 1994
The second annual nationwide "Memory Walk" will be held in nearly 200 cities and towns across the United States. Held by the Alzheimer's Association, the event is intended to raise awareness of the needs for support services for Alzheimer's caregivers. The Memory Walk is expected to raise more than $5 million to provide programs for Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 312-335-8700.
October 27-30, 1994
The First International Conference on Prevention: "Prevention: The Key to Health for Life" will be held in Charleston, West Virginia. This international, interdisciplinary conference will feature international experts, speakers, and distinguished researchers and practitioners from medicine, health education and promotion, behavioral sciences, ethics, voluntary sector, education, and related fields. Topics include public policy, fitness, wellness, lifestyle, body /mind, and environment. The conference is sponsored by the World Health Organization; the Center for the Study of Aging of Albany, New York; the Lawrence Frankel Foundation; the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center; the three medical colleges of West Virginia; the Council on Geriatric Cardiology; and US Senator Jay Rockefeller. For more information, contact Nancy Peoples, the Arnold Agency, #10 Hale St., Charleston, WV; 304-342-1200.
November 18-22, 1994
The 47th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America will be held in Atlanta. For more information, contact the Gerontological Society of America, 1275 K St. NW, #350, Washington, DC 20005-4006; 202-842-1275.
December 1-3, 1994
The American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) will hold its annual meeting, "Men in Nursing: Unexamined Issues," at the Holiday Inn Crown Plaza Hotel in Houston. Those interested in presenting a paper/ poster on clinical care, research, history, issues, or an innovation should send an abstract no longer than one page with 2 inch margins plus title (in capitals), along with a cover sheet identifying authors), title, presenter (name, address, phone, workplace), and paper/ poster preference to AAMN, PO Box 31753, Independence, OH 44131, by September 15.
April 26-30, 1995
The Association for Death Education and Counseling's (ADEC) 17th Annual Conference, "Weaving Our Tapestry: Common Threads Across the Lifespan," will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami. Continuing Education Units, NBCC, Nursing, and APA credits will be offered. Proposals for presentation are being accepted. For more information, contact the ADEC Central Office at 203-586-7503.
Submissions for Calendar listings must he received four months prior to the desired date of publication. Listings should be sent to the Managing Editor, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 6900 Grove Road, Thorofare, NJ 08086.