Transforming Hawaii’s Aging Future: Innovate, Integrate & Invigorate
The 2012 Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society Conference will provide a forum to discuss ideas and exchange knowledge to help make Hawaii a better place to grow old. The conference will be organized along three main topics:
Innovation: innovative programs and technologies that have improved the quality of life of older adults;
Integration: the successes and challenges on integrating services within and/or across health and social sectors; and
Invigoration: policies, research and practices that energize and empower our community to meet social, health and economic challenges an aging population brings.
The conference will feature keynote speakers, plenary sessions and concurrent sessions of paper, panel and workshop presentations. The HPGS Conference is intended for elder care practitioners in the health and human service fields; businesses, government agencies, non-profits and faith-based organizations serving older adults; applied researchers; students; and advocates.
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