White House Conference On Aging – Boston Forum on May 28th

The 2015 White House Conference On Aging (WHCOA). The WHCOA is holding regional forums across the country soliciting input & ideas. The regional forums are co-sponsored by AARP and coordinated with the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.

The Regional Forum in Boston is scheduled on May 28th 2015. Participation is by invitation only but the event will be webcast live.

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Participation: By invitation only; event will be webcast live here.
Website: http://whitehouseconferenceonaging.gov/

 

2015 WHCOA Regional Forum

WHCOA Regional Forum.   photo courtesy: WHCOA website

 

How to get Involved?

 

1.  Keep Yourself Informed.

If you want to keep yourself up-to-date on WHCOA events and activities, you can subscribe to the mailing list.

 

2.  Highlight an Issue.

The WHCOA has defined four broad areas that are currently relevant and need to be addressed:

Healthy Aging
Long-term Services & Supports
Elder Justice
Retirement Security

 

The WHCOA has created a starting point in the form of Policy Briefs for critical review and discussion of these four areas. So far, briefs on Healthy Aging, Long-term Services & Supports, and Elder Justice have been released.

If you are passionate about an issue, have insights and experience that you think are important and that they need to be part of the discussion at the WHCOA, you can do so by submitting your input here.

 

3.  Share a Story.

If you, as an older adult or caregiver, have an interesting story pertaining to aging, be it about a successful project, a novel program or a unique contribution, WHCOA is looking to highlight such stories. You can submit them at this link.

 


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