AUGUST 27-31, 1996
The Fourth International Congress on Physical Activity, Aging and Sports will be held in Heidelberg, Germany. The meeting is organized by the University of Heidelberg, the Institute of Sports and Sports Science and the Institute of Gerontology. Co-sponsors are the World Health Organization, the Council on Geriatric Cardiology and the Center for the Study of Aging of Albany, New York. The program includes keynotes, invited symposia, workshops, roundtables, paper sessions and poster presentations. For additional information, contact Sara Harris, Executive Director, Center for the Study of Aging, 706 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12208 or call (518) 465-6927.
SEPTEMBER 26-29, 1996
The Annual Convention of the National Gerontological Nursing Association will be held in San Antonio, Texas. The meeting is designed to provide nurses with an exciting, useful learning experience in all dimensions of gerontological nursing - professional, economic, and political. Posters of completed and ongoing nursing research will be presented, as well as innovative nursing practice approaches. For more information, contact the Association at (410) 712-0560.
OCTOBER 9-10, 1996
The Second Annual "Promoting Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Practice" conference will be held at the Cliff House in Ogunquit, Maine.
Keynote speakers are W. Andrew Achenbaum, PhD, Anne Boykin, PhD, RN, and Emily Chandler, Mdiv, RN.
The conference is sponsored by Saint Anselm College. For more information, contact Jackie at (603) 641-7085 or e-mail Patfay@Anselm.edu.
OCTOBER 21-22, 1996
The University Center on Aging and Health, Case Western Reserve University and the Eliza Bryant Center, Cleveland, Ohio, will co-sponsor the 14th national symposium on "Serving Minority Elders in the 21st Century" to be held at the Cleveland Marriott Society Center. CE credits are available. For more information, contact: Conference Coordinator, University Center on Aging and Health, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 or call (216) 3686389 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOVEMBER 15-17, 1996
The American Academy of Nursing will hold its annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. The theme is, "On the Brink of Discovery: Implications for our Aging Society." The conference is designed to identify the major breakthroughs in science relative to aging in the 21st century. Conference attendees will include nurse executives and managers, nurse researchers and educators, and nurses in clinical practice,
For more information, contact the American Academy of Nursing at (202) 651-7238.
NOVEMBER 17-21, 1996
The Gerontological Society of America's 49th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C.
The theme for the meeting is "Economic and Health Security." The Society hopes to stimulate thinking on the social, political, psychological, and biological conditions of elders, as well as the state of research and policy initiatives. The meeting program includes several forms of public presentation: papers, posters, roundtables, symposia and media. Paper and poster sessions are planned for reporting recently completed research or theoretical analysis. Symposia organize several related papers around a focal problem and media sessions present films and similar educational visual materials. For more information, contact the Society at (202) 842-1275.
DECEMBER 4-7, 1996
"Bridging the Many Worlds of Case Management," the Third International Conference on Long-Term Care Case Management, will be held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. For information and registration, contact the American Society on Aging, 833 Market Street, Suite 511, San Francisco, CA 94103-1824, or call (415) 974-9600.
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