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NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE AGING TO HOLD 42ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE MAY 9-13

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE AGING TO HOLD 42ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE MAY 9-13
 The National Council on the Aging will hold their 42nd annual conference May 9-13 at the Sheraton Washington Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road N.W., Washington.
 DAILY PRESS HIGHLIGHTS
 Saturday, May 9
 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wilmington Room: Pre-conference intensive, "State Adult Day Care Associations: Building Our Future." (Officers of at least 40 state associations are attending the conference.)
 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Nathan Hale Room: Pre-conference events, "The Creative Spirit in Later Years." (NCOA's National Interfaith Coalition on Aging, in its 20th anniversary year, examines drama, dance and song as ways to deepen faith experiences.)
 1-5 p.m., Wisconsin Room: Pre-conference intensive, "New Developments in Financial Services for Elders." (Panel will report latest on Medicaid trusts, long-term care and Medigap insurance, advance health care directives and reverse mortgages.)
 1-5 p.m., Dover Room: Pre-conference intensive on "Long-Term Care: Its Impact on Minorities."
 Opening Plenary
 7 p.m., Sheraton Ballroom: Welcome: Hon. Monique Vezina, Canada's minister of state for seniors; Introduction: "The Politics of Aging," James T. Sykes, NCOA Board 1st vice chair; Keynote: "Breaking the Mystique of Age," Betty Friedan, author of "The Feminine Mystique" and "The Second Stage."
 9-10 p.m., Delaware Suite: Performance, "Voices from the Street," by a non-profit organization of the same name dedicated to empowering homeless people and educating the public through the arts.
 Sunday, May 10
 Plenary Session
 10-11 a.m. Sheraton Ballroom: "The '92 Elections: A Mid-Year Assessment," Al Hunt, Washington bureau chief, Wall Street Journal.
 Other Events
 11:30 a.m., Exhibit Hall C: Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
 2-6 p.m., North Cotillion Room: Intensive seminar on "Eldercare in the Workplace: Making the Connection Between Companies and Service Providers."
 2-3:30 p.m., Colorado Room: Session on "Ethical Considerations Facing Legal and Financial Professionals When Serving Older Clients."
 2-3:30 p.m., Richmond Room: Session on "Who Should Provide Care Management?"
 2-3:30 p.m., Warren Room: Session on "Forging a Partnership with State Governments: The Key to Agency Effectiveness."
 3:45-5:15 p.m., Richmond Room: Session on "The Cutting Edge: Supporting Innovative Community-based Long-term Care Models."
 7-8 p.m., Exhibit Hall C: "Program/Resource Roundtables." Informal summaries by practitioners representing widely varying skills and programs, at 56 separate tables.
 Monday, May 11
 6:30-7:30 a.m.: A health promotion Walk on the Wild Side on the grounds of the National Zoo, with leaders of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports in attendance.
 7:30-8:45 p.m., North Cotillion Room: Arts and Humanities Roundtable Breakfast (individual topics and leaders at eight tables).
 Plenary Session
 9-10 a.m., Sheraton Ballroom: "What Works Up North: Canada's Response to Health Care." Speakers: Evelyn Shapiro, professor, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg; Bruce C. Vladeck, president, United Hospital Fund, New York City. (Followed by breakout sessions, 10:15- 11:15 a.m., on "Housing with Supportive Services: The Canadian Experience" (Idaho Room) and "Manitoba's Support Programs" (Wisconsin Room); and closing summary discussion, 11:15-Noon, Idaho Room.
 Other Events
 10:15-11:45 a.m., Warren Room: Session on "Subsidized Senior Housing: Make Yours the Best Address in Town."
 Noon-1 p.m., Exhibit Hall C: "Program/Resource Roundtables." Informal summaries by practitioners representing widely varying skills and programs at 48 tables. To be followed in same room by Session Two, 1:15-2:15 p.m., 37 tables.
 2:15-6 p.m., Annapolis Room: Intensive on "Revitalizing Rural Senior Centers."
 2:30-5 p.m., Colorado Room: Session on "Dislocated Workers: ABCs to Successful Work Force Re-entry."
 Ollie A. Randall Award Banquet
 7 p.m., Sheraton Ballroom: Ollie A. Randall Award to be presented to David N. Myers of Cleveland; Geneva Mathiasen Award to be presented to Elva Walker of Minneapolis. Ceremony followed by entertainment, The Capitol Steps.
 CONTACT: Bill Oriol of the National Council on the Aging, 202-479-6977; after May 9, 1 p.m., 202-328-2000, ext. 2878 (Taft Room, Sheraton Washington).
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