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October 10, 2017

Professional Age Well Conference in Longmont, Friday, Nov. 3

Registration required - Event includes 10 sessions with local and national presenters

Boulder County, Colo. - Join a network of businesses and professionals on Friday, Nov. 3, for the sixth annual Age Well Conference, at the Plaza Convention Center in Longmont. This event draws hundreds of professionals and advocates from services industries, healthcare, retail, academia, and the public to learn about the latest in gerontechnology (technology directed towards the aspirations and opportunities for older adults), marketing, healthcare and community services, behavioral economics, and much more.

What: Sixth Annual Age Well Conference
When: Friday, Nov. 3
Where: Plaza Convention Center, 1850 Industrial Circle, Longmont

We are an aging society. During the next 15 years, the number of people age 60 and older in Colorado is expected to double. How are businesses and communities becoming more age-responsive? How can business owners, professionals, and citizens, create opportunities and solutions from these societal challenges? Attend the Age Well conference for a discussion about the ongoing and emerging issues and trends in aging.

Registration is required. Register today at www.2017AgeWell.eventbrite.com, or contact Laura Mathews with the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, at 303-441-1583.

The conference will feature three concurrent session tracks: Health & Wellness, Tech & Innovation, and Aging in Community. The event will include 10 sessions and more than a dozen esteemed local and national presenters. Lunch is included with each registration. Sessions and speakers will include:

  • Disrupting and Reimagining Aging, Bob Hoffman, AARP
  • Marketing to Older Adults, Rick Moody, Gray is Green
  • Seniors and the Sharing Economy, Wendi Burkhardt, SilvernestThe
  • Role of Technology in Aging Well, Karen Brown, Aging 2.0
  • ColoradoConnecting Healthcare and Community-Based Services, AJ Diamontopoulos, DRCOG
  • Changing Thinking to Improve Life's Later Years, Peter Huang, CU School of Law
  • Working with Challenging Behaviors, Monica Rotner, Boulder County Government
  • Using Human Centered Design, Shannon Halgren, Sage Research & Design
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