2012 Conference on Aging Set for April 27
Caregivers, Older Adults Encouraged to Attend
COLBY, Kan. – A one-day conference on issues and opportunities associated with older adults and the aging process is recommended for them, their families and caregivers.
The 2012 edition of the regional Full Circle Aging Expo is titled: “The Best is Yet to Be,” said Tranda Watts, K-State Research and Extension multi-county specialist and spokesperson for the conference planning committee.
The event is scheduled April 27, 2012, from 9:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Parish Hall, U.S. Highway 24, in Hill City, Kan.
“The topics planned focus on key issues in aging, and offer strategies for managing challenges successfully, recognizing and taking advantage of opportunities to enhance life for older adults,” Watts said.
The cost to attend the conference is $25 per person, or $40 for two family members. Registration is due by April 20, 2012.
Registration includes conference materials, refreshment breaks and lunch.
The Northwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging and Department of Health and Human Performance, Fort Hays State University and K-State Research and Extension are sponsoring the conference.
More information about the 2012 conference is available online
or by calling the Northwest Area K-State Research and Extension Office at 785-462-6281.
K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.
Story by: Nancy Petersonnancyp@ksu.eduK-State Research & Extension News
Tranda Watts is at 785-443-3663 or firstname.lastname@example.org; The Northwest Area Extension Office is at 785-462-6281