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2019 Annual Conference on Independent Living

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The National Council on Independent Living's (NCIL) Annual Conference is the largest Independent Living event of the year. NCIL regularly hosts over 1,000 people, including grassroots advocates, CIL and SILC leadership, members of Congress, government officials, and representatives from other major organizations that work for justice and equity for people with disabilities.

The theme of NCIL’s 2019 Annual Conference on Independent Living is IGNITE

Aging in Place: Innovative Strategies to Support Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

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JESPY House is an organization dedicated to serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. JESPY House has announced their inaugural symposium on aging in place with I/DD. Individuals with I/DD are living longer than ever before, and the number of adults with I/DD will double by 2030. The symposium will bring together experts to share the latest information on health trends, policy, research, employment, community-based supports, and more. Presentations will cover topics including:
  • Identifying age-related health changes

Illuminate Respite: 2019 National Lifespan Respite Conference

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Currently, the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center and its co-hosts, the New York State Caregiving and Respite Coalition and the New York State Office for the Aging, are looking for proposals for breakout sessions on any aspect of planned or emergency respite service delivery, streamlined access, research, evaluation, policy, best practices or innovation. The Call for Presentations is open until September 28, 2018.

NICOA Conference on Aging in Indian Country

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The 2018 National Indian Council on Aging, Inc. (NICOA) Conference on Aging in Indian Country will be held in Temecula, California. This biennial conference focuses exclusively on American Indian and Alaska Native Elders. Attendees will learn about important policy issues for Elders, discuss new programs and services that tribal communities are developing to promote aging and support services within Indian Country and urban areas, attend workshops, and participate in cultural events focused on Elders.

National Training Institute

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This forum attracts law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations. It offers over 80 interactive conference sessions highlighting practical information to better support services for persons victimized by all types of crimes. 

2019 Aging in America Conference

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The 2019 Aging in America Conference will be held in New Orleans, April 15-18. Over 3,000 attendees from across the nation and abroad attend the annual ASA Aging in America Conference conference to learn, network and participate in the largest multidisciplinary conference covering issues of aging and quality of life for older adults.

2018 Consumer Voice Conference

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Registration is now open for the 2018 Consumer Voice Conference. This year’s conference will be held October 22-24, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, Virginia. The conference will feature federal policy experts discussing policy updates, long-term care consumers speaking about their experiences, the opportunity to share best practices with other advocates, and an environment to develop new skills that will support future advocacy work.

AUCD 2018 Conference - We ALL Belong Here! Achieving Inclusive Communities

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AUCD has announced that their 2018 conference will be held on November 11-14 in Washington, DC and will focus on the theme of belonging and inclusion. The goal of this conference is to share strategies for integrating people with disabilities into every aspect of their communities and to promote equal opportunity in all areas, including education, housing, employment, healthcare, transportation, faith communities, and beyond.


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