Mark your calendar for an April 4 webinar, sponsored by Illuminage and the National Council on Aging, which will feature Dr. Joanne Lynn, an expert on improving care transitions–and on creating better strategies and policies to meet the needs of frail elders, their loved ones, and their communities. Online registrations are now underway, and several hundred people have already joined in. Add your name to the list by completing the registration form at the following link:
Dr. Lynn directs the Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness (CECAI) at Altarum Institute, and for more than 20 years, has been a national leader in quality improvement, aging services, advanced illness, and end of life care. The program is cosponsored by Illuminage Communications (http://www.illuminage.com) and the National Council on Aging (http://www.ncoa.org). Illuminage is a leader in health communications services for organizations and providers that serve older adults and their families. NCOA is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization based in Washington, DC. It aims to improve the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged. NCOA brings together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults. NCOA works with thousands of organizations across the country to help seniors find jobs and benefits, improve their health, live independently, and remain active in their communities.
The hour-long session will be informative and engaging, and we invite Medicaring readers to join us online, 1:30-2:30 PM, EDT, on April 4, 2013.
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