5th Annual Conference on Aging
“Rethinking Aging: Promoting Proactive Aging”
Thursday, October 8, 2015
12:00 – 4:30 pm
Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room
Registration Fee: $50.00 (3 CEU credits included)
However, your registration fee may be waived for the following:
- UNK Student/Faculty (Department other than Social Work)
- Current Field Placement Supervisor
- Department Committee Member
- Senior (age 60 & over)
If you qualify for the fee waiver, you must contact Suzanne Exstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org or 308-865-8739 prior to registration for a promotional code to be entered at the time of registration.
The keynote address presents the concept of “aging with a blank age” in promoting planning for proactive aging. Participants will learn the challenges facing elders, the array of supportive options available to serve them, and the role of social work in navigating the aging journey. Christie Hinrichs will highlight the importance of proactive planning for averting crisis, reducing cost, and improving satisfaction in the golden years.