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

Event Description: 
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
  • “Fatal Five” physical conditions
  • Techniques to screen and assess for dementia
  • Options for employment and volunteerism
  • Creating a comprehensive future plan
  • Building age-friendly communities to combat social isolation
  • Ways to work across aging and disability fields to better support individuals with I/DD


Thursday, October 11, 2018 (All day) to Friday, October 12, 2018 (All day)
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