June 8-9, 1 995
The 10th National Nursing Symposium on Home Health Care will be held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Papers addressing clinical issues, management education, and research in nursing in Home Health Care will be presented. Also, innovations in delivery of nursing services, special population groups, and creative solutions to cost-effective quality outcomes in home care will be addressed. For more information, contact Linda Lee Daniel, MN, RN, University of Michigan, 400 N. Ingalls, Room 3160, Ann Arbor, MI 48109; 313-7470329.
June 22-25, 1995
A four-day symposium entitled "Restoring Lives, Restoring Selves: The Arts & Healing" will be held at the Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Florida campus. Exploring the relationship between the arts and healing, the symposium features well- known speakers, as well as hands-on workshops, such as "Arts and the Older Adult" and "Art Therapy as an Approach to Wellness." The symposium, which is sponsored by the Arts in Medicine Program of Shands Teaching Hospital and the Health Sciences Center of the University of Florida, will offer a specially-commissioned theatrical performance. For more information, contact Gail Ellison at 904-3773137.
June 22-25, 1995
"Paradigms of Care," the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine's 76th Annual Meeting, will be held in Arlington, Virginia. The theme of the conference refers to the rapidly shifting environments in which rehabilitation health care practitioners, senior level researchers and educators do their work. Courses, focus sessions, symposia, and workshops in tracks, such as head injury, managed care, and ethics, are scheduled to offer current information on the treatment and management of rehabilitation. For more information, contact. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, 5700 Old Orchard Road, First Floor, Skokie, IL 600771057; 708-966-0095.
July 18-2 1,1 995
The 12th Annual Summer Series on Aging will be held in Lexington, Kentucky. The series is sponsored by Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky. For more information, contact Madelene Umscheid at 606257-8301.
July 20-23, 1995
"A Legacy of Leadership: Nurse Practitioners Defining the Future" will be held in Keystone, Colorado. The conference is the 20th National Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Symposium and is sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Nursing. For more information, contact Candace Tannehill at 303-270-7436 (phone) or 303-270-3785 (fax).
July 21-24, 1995
The Fourth Annual National Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference, "The Changing Face of AIzheimer Care," will be held in Chicago. The theme of the conference reflects the changing roles and responsibilities of professional caregivers, and innovations in care environments for people with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. For more information, contact Briggen Wrinkle at 312335-5784.
September 20-23, 1995
"Pioneers in Health Care: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" will be held in Portland, Oregon. The event will be the 14th annual convention of the National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners. For more information, contact NCGNP, PO Box 270101, Ft. Collins, CO 80527-0101; 303-493-7793.
The International Conference on Aging and Physical Activity: Promoting Vitality and Wellness in Later Years will be held in Colorado Springs, CO. More than 250 gerontology experts will explore questions, such as "What role does exercise play in the aging process?" "What physical activities are best for elderly participants?" and "How can seniors become motivated to engage in regular exercise?" The conference is sponsored by Keiser Sports Health Equipment and StairMaster Sports /Medical Products, Inc., and managed and supported by Human Kinetics, in cooperation with the Center for the Study of Aging of Albany, National Recreation and Park Association, and Council on Aging and Adult Development, For more information, contact Laura Wilhelm, Human Kinetics, 1607 North Market Street, PO Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61825-5076; 800747-4457 or 217-351-5076.